Respectful Workplace Training: Understanding and Preventing Harassment

Prevent hostile work environments and improve workplace conduct

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“LSA Global’s interactive and customized respectful workplace training program was top-notch.

I would highly recommend  it to anyone looking for a quality and cost effective way to prevent and reduce sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation at work as part of building a healthy corporate culture.”

Lisa Bruun | SVP Human Resources |
Ellie Mae

Description
A hostile work environment may be illegal, but it also can be a symptom of a much larger problems related to a ­lack of respect in the workplace and an unhealthy corporate culture.

This half-day Respectful Workplace Training starts with a discussion of the minimum requirements of anti-harassment and EEOC law and incorporates your organization’s specific policies regarding harassment prevention at work and all the protected characteristics including sex, race, age, religion, national origin, disability, and sexual orientation.

It then address unconscious bias, microaggressions in the workplace, and bystander training.  When applicable, content is related to your company’s unique corporate values as well as the individual values of the participants.

This proven harassment workshop is designed for a national audience and is compliant with all state harassment laws.

The instructors are seasoned attorneys, experienced trainers, and skilled facilitators who use stories and humor to make this potentially dry topic engaging, interesting, and relevant.

The proven program is highly experiential with small group interaction, case studies, video vignettes, skill-building exercises, and plenty of time to ask questions.

Participants receive a comprehensive workbook and reference guide they can use again and again.

Participants learn:

  • The causes of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and workplace bullying
  • Why most harassment and disrespect are unintentional
  • The manager’s duty to prevent and effectively respond to harassment and abusive conduct claims
  • How to communicate boundaries and listen to others with respect
  • How to address unconscious bias and microaggressions
  • What to do as a bystander to harassment and discrimination
  • Your organization’s policies and procedures
  • The legal definition of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation
  • The manager’s duty upon receiving a complaint
  • Legal remedies available to victims
  • How to reinforce company values and guidelines for maintaining a respectful workplace

Target Audience
Can be customized for executives, managers, supervisors, and for employees.

To speak with an LSA Expert and learn about respectful workplace training compliance program customization and live or virtual delivery options onsite at your company, please contact us.

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