Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Objectives: Apply federal and state guidelines governing sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. Determine how to manage sexual harassment complaints and support victims. Develop strategies for preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.
Description: It’s important to ensure that supervisors understand how to handle sexual harassment issues, particularly as it pertains to caregivers who are working in clients’ homes. This class answers commonly asked questions about harassment and discrimination and offers useful tips for how to prevent harassment in the workplace. It provides specific guidance on how to handle employee complaints and avoid litigation. The presenter is attorney Bob King, Founder of Legally Nanny®. Mr. King is a labor and employment attorney based in Orange County, California. He served on the Board of Directors for the Home Care Association of America, and the International Nanny Association. He currently serves as the General Counsel for the Association of Premier Nanny Agencies. The California Department of Fair and Employment Housing (DFEH) requires supervisors to take 2 hours of sexual harassment prevention training. This 2-hour training, combined with CARE0106CA Sexual Harassment Report: California Supplement, will enable supervisors in California to fully meet the sexual harassment prevention training required to meet CCR Section 12950.