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Sexual Harassment in the Age of Social Media - Investigation, Assessment & Prevention Strategies

  • By: Bob McKenzie
  • Recorded Session
  • Duration: 75 Minutes
  • Training Level: Intermediate to Advanced
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Webinar Details

OVERVIEW

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.

AREA COVERED

  • 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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • 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.

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

SPEAKER PROFILE

Bob McKenzie

Bob McKenzie has over 40 years of human resources management experience. His background includes a wide range of hands-on experience in all HR practices.

Bob has been cited in a number of Human Resources trade publications. Among them are HR.com, HR Magazine, HR Florida Review, Vault.com, BNA and the Institute of Management and Administration and the Business Journals. He has been a speaker at a number of conferences as well as audio and web-based seminars.

Bob recently received two prestigious awards for his service to the community and his profession. Entrepreneurial Anchor Magazine presented him with the “Man of Steel” award for his contributions to the small business community. He was also named the “Ultimate Human Resources Executive of the Year” by the Jacksonville Business Journal.

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 and lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

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.

AREA COVERED

  • 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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • 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.

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

SPEAKER PROFILE

Bob McKenzie

Bob McKenzie has over 40 years of human resources management experience. His background includes a wide range of hands-on experience in all HR practices.

Bob has been cited in a number of Human Resources trade publications. Among them are HR.com, HR Magazine, HR Florida Review, Vault.com, BNA and the Institute of Management and Administration and the Business Journals. He has been a speaker at a number of conferences as well as audio and web-based seminars.

Bob recently received two prestigious awards for his service to the community and his profession. Entrepreneurial Anchor Magazine presented him with the “Man of Steel” award for his contributions to the small business community. He was also named the “Ultimate Human Resources Executive of the Year” by the Jacksonville Business Journal.

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 and lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida