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Sexual Harassment Prevention for Federal Managers


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Target Audience
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Overview/Description
Federal managers and supervisors have an important role in building and maintaining a workplace where employees can thrive. Among other things, this means being prepared to take action in response to any allegation of sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is a universal problem that can have disastrous effects on victims, perpetrators, and organizations, including federal agencies. This course describes types of sexual harassment, including quid pro quo and hostile environment, and outlines ways to help prevent sexual harassment by maintaining a culture of respect. The course also explains how a manager should respond sexual harassment occurs in the workplace. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by The Potomac Law Group, PLLC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.

Target Audience
Managers or supervisors who work in a federal agency

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Sexual Harassment Prevention for Federal Managers

  • determine which behavior is most likely to be considered unlawful sexual harassment
  • create a culture of respect in your workplace
  • deal effectively with potential sexual harassment by an employee before it escalates
  • handle a complaint of sexual harassment following basic guidelines and your agency's policy
  • Course Number:
    fgov_01_a29_lc_enus