Bullying, harassment and discrimination can go viral in the workplace and result in doom. According to a 2017 Workplace Bullying Institute survey, at least 19-percent of Americans have suffered abusive conduct at work and an equal percentage of people have witnessed it.
Many people believe some amount of horseplay in the office is OK to overlook. While it is partly attributed to prevailing company culture, intolerable behavior should not be allowed. You can define and set forth company policy that is unambiguous, minimizes gray areas and provide crystal-clear standards.
In this live online training by experienced employment attorney Tracy Moon, you will receive clear guidance on the legal standards that inform how you should set forth, train and enforce anti-discrimination and anti-harassment policies. These policies will protect you and your employees from illegal acts and their legal consequences.
- Proactive steps to deal with claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation
- Consequences of ineffective handling of such claims
- Loss of defenses resulting in dismissal or favorable resolution of an employment lawsuit
- Policies and recommendations
- Steering your organization clear of lawsuits, by providing information on formulating and implementing anti-bullying and anti-harassment policies
- Legal definition of discrimination, harassment and retaliation
- Investigating claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation
- Preventing claims of discrimination and other forms of harassment
- Protecting and defending your company against such claims
- Creating policies and procedures to minimize problems, claims and lawsuits
- Tips for addressing such claims as above
- Anti-discrimination policy
- Anti-bullying policy
- Workplace violence policy
- Employer’s compliance checklist
- Sample EEO, 'No Harassment and Workplace Violence Prevention' policy
Who Will Benefit
- HR department
- Compliance department
- Top management
- Manager, supervisors
- Anybody who works for a company - on or off-site
You Also Receive
- Personal answers tailored to your questions and situations
- Ability to attend from office, home or mobile device
Tracy Moon is a partner in the firm's Atlanta office. He represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law.His experience includes representation of employers before state and federal trial and appellate courts in matters under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and a variety of state law wrongful discharge, contract and tort claims.
This program has been pre-approved for 1.25 hour of General recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute. It is also recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.