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What Employers Need to Know About Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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Member Price: $89.00
Non-Member Price: $129.00

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Date/Time:
Dec 8, 2017, 10:00am–12:00pm
Developer:
SURGENT MCCOY SELF-STUDY CPE, LLC
CPE Credits:
2.00
Field of Study:
Business Law
Level:
Basic
Even a glance at newspaper headlines today reveals how prominent sexual harassment claims and issues have become. Business owners and their tax advisors wish to avoid sexual harassment claims and lawsuits at all costs. This program is a practical discussion of what sexual harassment consists of and how and when business owners should address situations that could lead to a claim or a lawsuit.

Objective

  • Understand what sexual harassment is and how it can be deterred and avoided
  • Know what an employer should do when sexual harassment takes place in the workplace

Highlights

  • What is sexual harassment?
  • What kinds of behavior could be considered sexual harassment?
  • Which laws pertain to sexual harassment?
  • Are there different types of sexual harassment?
  • Who can be considered a harasser in the workplace?
  • Can one incident of harassment or offensive behavior constitute sexual harassment?
  • Employers’ legal responsibility for third parties who sexually harass employees
  • Remedies for someone suffering sexual harassment

Designed For

Practitioners who may have personal concerns or clients that are impacted by sexual harassment

Prerequisite

None

Advanced Preparation

None
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