Harassment Prevention for California Employees – Office 1

  • 21 Topics | 1h 12m
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
Discrimination and harassment at work can have a corrosive effect on an organization's culture and can lead to low employee morale, reduced productivity, and even criminal liability. This course is designed specifically to address the training requirements under California law, and includes coverage of federal anti-discrimination and anti-harassment law as well. In addition to providing an overview of the types of behaviors that can give rise to discrimination and harassment -- including sexual harassment -- this course will discuss the benefits of and strategies for promoting a respectful work environment. 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. Because laws and regulations governing discrimination and harassment may change, the most current legal developments may or may not be reflected in the course. 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 any law or other directive. 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.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • observe workplace harassment in action
  • identify the elements of workplace harassment
  • recognize why victims and others are often reluctant to report harassment
  • identify federal laws that prohibit harassment in the workplace
  • identify protected classes covered under federal law
  • identify protected classes covered under California law
  • recognize behaviors that could be considered unlawful harassment
  • recognize the concepts that form the legal basis underpinning unlawful workplace harassment
  • recognize quid pro quo sexual harassment
  • recognize how hostile environment harassment can occur
  • recognize how California harassment standards differ from federal law
  • avoid behaviors that could be considered retaliation for harassment
  • describe the purpose and role of your company's harassment policies
  • recognize ways a bystander can intervene in a harassment situation
  • identify abusive conduct as defined by California law
  • respond to harassment if you are being harassed
  • identify key considerations related to harassment that occurs outside of work or after hours
  • recognize the types of penalties companies or individuals may face
  • recognize the benefits of a workplace that is based on respect and free from harassment
  • recognize the things you can do to help keep your workplace harassment-free
  • recognize your role in preventing workplace harassment

IN THIS COURSE

  • The Face of Workplace Harassment
    4m
  • Elements of Unlawful Harassment
    3m
  • Why People Are Reluctant to Report Harassment
    3m
  • Federal Anti-harassment Laws
    8m
  • Protected Classes Under Federal Law
    3m
  • Protected Classes Under California Law
    2m
  • Recognizing Unlawful Harassment
    7m
  • Knowledge Check: Harassment Laws that Protect You
    2m
  • Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment
    3m
  • Hostile Environment Sexual Harassment
    3m
  • California's Sexual Harassment Standards
    2m
  • Retaliation
    1m
  • Your Company's Anti-harassment and Conduct Policies
    6m
  • Bystander Intervention
    5m
  • Abusive Conduct
    3m
  • Responding to Harassment if You Experience It
    4m
  • Harassment Outside of Work or After Hours
    3m
  • Remedies for Victims of Harassment
    2m
  • Benefits of a Respectful & Harassment-free Workplace
    1m
  • Knowledge Check: What You Do Matters
    5m
  • A Look Back
    1m