Harassment Training

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How to Report Sexual Harassment in Connecticut

What is Sexual Harassment in Connecticut? Unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sex acts are considered sexual harassment under Connecticut law if they occur when: The definition of sexual harassment in Connecticut also applies to anyone working for family members or working in a domestic service role.  In cases of harassment, gender is irrelevant. Sexual …

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How do you know if someone is sexually harassing you?

Sexual harassment is one of the most common forms of abuse in America today. Sexual harassment is a serious issue that might dress itself in the misleading cloak of casual conversation, humor, or even flirtatious behavior. This fact causes a certain blurring of lines between innocent interactions and predatory behavior that can make harassment, at …

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Connecticut sexual harassment training

Workplace harassment laws in CT The Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act (CFEPA) prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace. Connecticut (CT) is one of several states that require sexual harassment training for all employers operating within the state. The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) administers the state law, which was defined by the Connecticut …

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Why is sexual harassment training important? A practical guide

One of the most commonly asked questions we hear is, “How does sexual harassment training benefit our business?” Harassment prevention training can impact numerous aspects of a business, including reducing legal liability, improving the company culture, and improving the recruiting of prospective employees.    Above all, it is important to understand that harassment training is not …

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How To Announce Harassment Training For Your Employees

There are few more dreaded, cringe-inducing company announcements than yet another round of mandatory training that will take a bite out of your employees’ already limited time, energy, and attention.  Attitudes toward mandatory training are predisposed to a negative bias due to it’s mandatory nature. We hate to be told what we have to do, …

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Free Workplace Harassment Training for Employees

Creating a safe work environment is a key component to both a productive business and a healthy company culture. In this article, we will discuss free resources available for creating a foundational anti-harassment policy and for implementing harassment prevention training at your company. Why is creating a safe workplace important? Research has shown that “a …

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New York Harassment Training Requirements

Employers of any size working within New York state boundaries are subject to New York’s sexual harassment laws. This includes both full-time and part-time employees. All employers in New York State are required to offer their workers sexual harassment prevention training. Employers may access free resources for training at the www.ny.gov website. If an employer …

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What is Anti-harassment Training?

What is harassment? Harassment includes any behavior involving unwanted sexual advances, bullying, violence, or threats of violence, among other things. This can include the sharing of unwanted sexual pictures or unwanted physical contact. It may also include sexual, racist, or violent jokes, a pattern of unwanted sexual compliments, or verbal threats of violence. Any situation …

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