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Seven Deadly Harassment Sins Your Company May Be Committing and How to Fix Them
Tuesday 06/20/2017 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: HR Expertise, Critical Evaluation | Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
You will learn common mistakes in preventing and responding to harassment complaints and best practices to avoid or fix them. 

Is your organization making costly mistakes in preventing, or responding to, harassment complaints? This session will focus on key areas throughout the process, including anti-harassment policies (including which protected categories to include), training; complaint reporting,  mischaracterizing bullying as harassment and vice versa, investigations, taking prompt effective action,  and communications throughout the process. You will learn:

  • Common mistakes companies make in attempting to prevent harassment, including errors in anti-harassment policies and training. 
  • Which protected categories to include in your anti-harassment policy. 
  • Common mistakes companies make in responding to harassment, including the complaint process, investigations, taking prompt effective action, and communicating to the complainant and target. 
  • How to distinguish between bullying and illegal harassment. 
  • Best practices in harassment prevention and complaint response.
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Alisa Shorago, J.D. , Owner/corporate educator ,
Shorago Training Services