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Harassment within the Workplace

Be prepared to respond to harassment complaints in a way that complies with applicable laws and minimizes risk.

2018 demonstrated that the #MeToo movement and related developments in the workplace have just begun to show their impacts. With sensitivity and intolerance for harassment in the workplace at an all time high and rising, what is an employer to do? This information will help those responsible for guiding their organizations strategy and response to harassment by exploring the current trends and cultural perspectives on workplace harassment, reviewing the legal requirements for organizations, examining the roots of potential harassment, and walking through key tactical and strategic approaches both for avoiding future harassment and addressing concerns as they arise.

89 minutes
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Certificate of Completion
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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

Harassment in the #MeToo Era

  • Societal Expectations
  • Worker Expectations
  • Intents vs. Perceptions

Legal Refresher

  • The Law on Harassment
  • Consequences for Violations
  • Who Is Liable?
  • Duties to Act

Unconscious Bias and How to Avoid Its Impact

  • What Is Unconscious Bias?
  • Where Do Unconscious Biases Come From?
  • Why Sensitivity and Inclusion?

What's an Employer to Do?

  • Getting Leaders to Model Expected Behavior
  • Messaging Expectations
  • Managing Situations Which Arise
  • Monitoring the Workplace

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on August 20, 2019.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Matthew F. Nieman

Matthew F. Nieman

Jackson Lewis P.C.

  • Principal in the Washington D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and D.C. Office Litigation Manager, 2014-2021
  • Admitted to the federal and state bars of Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia
  • A national practice which emphasizes all aspects of general employment counsel and litigation; disability, leave and health management; noncompete and trade secret protection; and privacy, e-communication, and data security
  • Conducts regular seminars/live webinars and workshops on sexual harassment, discrimination, substance abuse prevention topics, and litigation avoidance
  • Author of numerous publications related to employer issues, including extensive publications in the area of state and federal drug testing
  • Serves as general counsel for the Institute for a Drug Free Workplace and is the co-author of Guide to State and Federal Drug Testing Laws
  • American Bar Association; Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Dulles Chapter, past president, and current legislative liaison
  • J.D. degree, William & Mary School of Law; B.S. degree in industrial & labor relations, Cornell University
  • Can be contacted at 703-483-8331 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 406053
Published 2019
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