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Unfortunately, recent media and political cases has put sexual harassment in the forefront in the workplace. If you thought sexual harassment and workplace violence was getting better, We are sure you were very disappointed.
Additionally, some of the men in the workplace who were realistically concerned about the rise in sexual harassment accusations were also concerned that what they used to do or still do would now be used against them. Moreover, supportive men in the workplace were in fear of how these allegations would impact them in the future.
The training requirements, investigation process and policies will assist in the prevention of false allegations.
Many Employers do not handle sexual harassment claims effectively. The investigation of claims is one of the factors at addressing true or false claims. Investigations not done timely will impact the results of any allegation. Learn how Investigations, training another requirements will reduce allegations of false allegations.
Supreme Court decisions and the current EEOC Guidelines make it clear that employers need to go beyond simply having an anti-harassment policy. Employers must provide training to ensure every manager and employee understands the organization's harassment policy. Employers must show due diligence relative to controlling workplace harassment. Every employee should be trained on what harassment is, and what to do about harassment, if they see it happening to them or anyone else.
Managers and supervisors must be aware of their liability and their responsibility to control harassment.They need to know how to prevent sexual, and other forms of workplace harassment, and what steps to take if harassment claims are made.
Margie Faulk, PHR, SHRM-CP is a senior level human resources professional with over 14 years of HR management and compliance experience. A former Compliance Officer for a defense contracting technologies firm, Margie has worked as an HR and Compliance advisor for major corporations and small businesses in the small, large, private, public and Non-profit sectors. Margie is bilingual (Spanish) fluent and Bi-cultural. Margie’s focus is on multi-state, national, state and local workplace compliance. Additionally, Margie is working on International compliance initiatives like International Privacy Issues, Drafting & Implementing policies, Reviewing and Amending Global Employment Policies, Cross-Border Reductions in Force and Restructurings, Multi-jurisdictional employee investigations, Immigration, Global Diversity Programs, Expatriate Legal Issues and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). Margie has created and presented seminars/webinars for many compliance institutes. These national training providers, offer compliance training to professionals, business owners and companies interested in having their company compliant with workplace and industry regulations. Margie holds professional human resources certification (PHR) from the HR Certification Institution (HRCI) and SHRM-CP certification from Society for Human Resources Management. Margie has completed the Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional training and is a member of the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE).