Sexual Harassment: A Workplace Dilemma, 8 hours
Sexual Harassment continues to be a workplace issue that is troublesome because it has organizational liability, but its components are often unclear to workers. All employees must understand that there are specific elements that establish a claim of sexual harassment and specific actions they can take to reduce their organization’s exposure to lawsuits and liability. This class examines the cognitive, affective, and behavioral components of sexual harassment. The subject is one that arouses strong feelings, and participants will have an opportunity to examine and recognize those feelings, to evaluate situations of alleged harassment, and to take steps to lessen complaints. The class will work directly with its existing policy statements, and practice scenarios will involve real workplace situations.