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Given the ease of receiving and viewing sexually explicit materials on cell phones, computers and social media, employers as well as employees should be concerned about preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. This workshop will focus on the issue of sexual harassment and how to prevent it in the workplace. It will provide an overview of sexual harassment, sex discrimination, its definition and the laws that prohibit it
Why Should You Attend:
Using facilitated discussion and structured activities, participants will explore the factors that contribute to sexual harassment. The webinar will examine the negative impact of sexual harassment on victims, co-workers and employers. Participants will also identify steps to stop sexual harassment and develop strategies to respond to it if it occurs.
At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will plan ways to implement this training individually and collectively to ensure a positive work environment free from sexual harassment.
• Recognize sexual harassment if it occurs and create a positive work environment free from sexual harassment.
• Describe federal and state laws and policy that prohibits sexual harassment and describe the necessary components of an organization’s policy and expectations with respect to sexual harassment.
• Discuss sexual harassment and how it affects its victims and the work environment.
• Describe what is necessary to report, oppose, and address sexual harassment in the workplace; what is required to support and assist victims of sexual harassment, if it occurs.
• The issue of sexual harassment and how it effects the work environment.
• What organizational expectations should be of all employees with respect to sexual harassment and the consequences of breaking the rules?
• How to empower employees to work together to create a positive and productive work environment free from gender-related conflicts.
• Sexual harassment definition and descriptions:
1. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
2. State Laws
3. Court Decisions
4. Company Policy
• How to determine if an employee, client or customer has been sexually harassed.
• Effective orientation: How to set employees up for success.
Who Will Benefit:
• Human Resources Specialists and managers
• Supervisors and Managers
• Executives and Business Owners
• In-house counsel
• Human Resources Staff
• HR Analysts
• HR Directors
• Employee Relations Professionals
• Employment Managers/Specialists
Bob McKenzie has over 35 years of human resources management experience. His background includes a wide range of hands-on HR practices in a variety of industries and all areas of human resource management. He started McKenzieHR, a human resources management firm in Jacksonville, Florida in 2002. Bob has been cited in a number of Human Resources trade publications. Among them are HR.com, HR Magazine, HR Florida Review, The Jacksonville Business Journal, Vault.com, BNA and the Institute of Management and Administration. He has been a speaker at a number of conferences as well as national audio and web-based seminars. He has been the keynote speaker and a guest speaker at a number of conferences and business meetings. One of his major talents is teaching HR professionals about their field. He has been facilitating a class for 12 year preparing Human Resources professionals to take and pass the HR certification exam. He is proud to say that has an 80% pass rate for first time test takers, well above the national average of 52%. Bob is a graduate of Rider University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Commerce Degree and double majored in Industrial Relations and Organizational Behavior. He is actively involved in the Small Business Resource Network and has served on the Board of Directors of a number of non-profit organizations.