Don’t Let #MeToo Happen to You Too: Keys to Safe-guarding Your Organization
#MeToo has employers and managers scrambling to find answers to complex questions. Employers need to understand the best way to not only protect their employees from being victimized by sexual harassment, but also how to protect themselves from sexual harassment complaints, how to properly handle a complaint, and if their current policies are adequate to address this issue. The movement doesn't only concern male employees, women employees are also concerned with the impact of accusations, loss of professional opportunities, and the sufficiency of disciplinary actions.
What should organizations be doing now to handle the legitimate fears of their male and female employees? This 60-minute webinar focuses on practical how-tos, rather than merely raising issues without addressing how to actually deal with them. Join us to learn:
- Guidance to help you recognize and address harassment
- How to spot risk factors for harassment in your organization
- Training best practices for managers and supervisors
- Keys to ensuring your policies and practices serve as practical tools for addressing sexism and sexual harassment
Safe-guarding Your Organization Against the Risk of Sexual Harassment Claims
- Ensuring company policies effectively address sexual harassment
- How to learn what workers really feel about your harassment policies & practices
- Understanding the "Faragher-Ellerth Affirmative Defense"
- What "love" contracts are, and why your organization should start using them
Preparing Your Managers for Handling Sexual Harassment Claims & Sexism
- Why you should consider separate sexual harassment training for managers & staff
- How managers can prevent sexual harassment at the individual & organizational level
- Guidance for managers to appropriately address claims of harassment
Disciplinary Actions and Helping Your Employees Recover
- The role perceived and actual "neutrality" plays in handling claims of sexual harassment
- How to interface proportionality with discipline, and get victims to accept your actions
- Helping men and women continue to work together in light of sexual harassment concerns
Question and Answer Session - Hear expert answers to real-world questions!
About the Speaker
Max Muller has more than 40 years of business experience as an attorney, businessman and professional trainer. In 1990, drawing on his diverse background, he began a consulting practice focusing on providing practical solutions in the areas of workplace legalities, e.g., equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment, FMLA, ADA, COBRA, FLSA, ADEA, etc.; safety and health regulatory compliance (OSHA); facilities management; and, warehousing/ inventory control.
- He authored several books like "The Manager"s Guide to HR: Hiring, Firing, Performance Evaluations, Documentation, Benefits, and Everything Else You Need to Know, Second Edition" SHRM and HarperCollins., August 2013.
- He has presented more than 3,000 seminars, webinars and pod-casts all over the world attended or listened to by more than 100,000 people.
In this 60-minute event we will provide you with clear tools you can use to reduce the risk of sexual harassment claims, keys to handling claims, and guidance on getting your team back on track after a claim has been made.