Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
As an employer, you have responsibility to maintain a workplace that is free of sexual harassment. This is your legal obligation, but it also makes good business sense. If you allow sexual harassment to flourish in your workplace, you will pay a high price in poor employee morale, low productivity, and lawsuits.
What is Sexual Harassment?
Sexual harassment is any unwelcome sexual advance or conduct on the job that creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working enviroment. Any conduct of a sexual nature that makes an employee uncomfortable has the potential to be sexual harassment.
Strategies for Prevention
There are a number of steps that you can take to reduce the risk of sexual harassment occuring in your workplace.
- Adopt a clear sexual harassment policy
- Train employees
- Train supervisors and mangaers
The learn more about adopting a clear sexual harassment policy. Contact Renae Eidenshink firstname.lastname@example.org or Greg Tate email@example.com for more information.