Harassment: Preventing Sexual Harassment for Managers and Supervisors

Sexual harassment in the workplace can result in lawsuits and costly fines. Everyone who manages people needs training in sexual harassment awareness and prevention. This video familiarizes supervisory staff with their responsibilities to safeguard employees from unwanted conduct of a sexual nature. It also explains how to prevent, recognize and respond appropriately to reports of sexual harassment. Importantly, by detailing the types of behavior considered sexual harassment managers learn how to avoid becoming part of the problem. By setting the tone for the workplace, knowing what behaviors to look for and creating a safe environment for reporting unwanted and unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature, supervisors can protect the employees and the company from demoralizing and costly sexual harassment allegations.