Many people mistakenly believe that workplace harassment only happens in the workplace. But illegal harassment can happen anywhere. And the laws apply to telecommuters just as they do to on-site workers.
Working from home leads to new opportunities for potential harassment situations. In fact, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has cited “isolated workspaces” as a major risk factor for harassment. Employees working from home tend to be more relaxed, and therefore, more likely to share inappropriate comments, jokes or emails.
This free, fast-paced presentation will give you the tools you need to address this new dynamic, protect your employees and avoid a costly lawsuit.
Specifically, you’ll learn:
· The many different types of workplace harassment with specific examples
· What your no-harassment policy must include – and how to communicate it to all employees
· Practical tips to prevent remote workplace harassment
· The surge in states requiring employers to conduct anti-harassment training
· An effective, affordable training solution for employees and managers