Workplace Harassment Prevention for Federal Employees 2.0

  • 12 Topics | 33m
  • 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 addresses federal anti-discrimination and anti-harassment law. 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 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.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify the elements of workplace harassment
  • recognize why victims and others are often reluctant to report harassment
  • identify protected classes covered under federal 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
  • avoid behaviors that could be considered retaliation for harassment
  • respond to harassment if you are being harassed
  • recognize the types of penalties agencies or individuals may face
  • recognize the benefits of a workplace that is based on respect and free from harassment
  • recognize your role in preventing workplace harassment

IN THIS COURSE

  • Elements of Unlawful Harassment
    3m
  • Why People Are Reluctant to Report Harassment
    4m
  • Federal Anti-harassment Laws
    4m
  • Recognizing Unlawful Harassment
    3m
  • Knowledge Check: Harassment Laws that Protect You
    1m
  • Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment
    3m
  • Hostile Environment Sexual Harassment
    4m
  • Retaliation
    2m
  • Responding to Harassment if You Experience It
    1m
  • Remedies for Victims of Harassment
    2m
  • Benefits of a Respectful & Harassment-free Workplace
    1m
  • Knowledge Check: What You Do Matters
    3m

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