March 23, 2022

Preventing Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is an illegal form of sex discrimination. It can have a significant, negative impact on a work environment if left unchecked. This module discusses sexual harassment and steps you can take to prevent or respond to sexual harassment. By the end of this module, you will be able to • Define sexual harassment • Define the terms harasser, target, and bystander • Describe quid pro quo sexual harassment • Describe hostile work environment sexual harassment • List different types of behavior that can create a hostile work environment • Define sex-based harassment • Explain steps you can take to stop sexual harassment if you are the target of harassment or a bystander • Understand that retaliation for speaking out against sexual harassment is illegal • List who you can go to if you have questions about sexual harassment
March 23, 2022

Sexual Harassment Guidelines for Supervisors

As a supervisor, you have an important part to play in creating a positive work environment that is free from sexual harassment. This module discusses steps you can take to prevent sexual harassment and respond to complaints of sexual harassment. By the end of this module, you will be able to • List steps for preventing sexual harassment • Describe what is usually included in a policy against sexual harassment • List steps for responding to a complaint of sexual harassment • Understand that an employee might be able to sue their employer for damages because of sexual harassment