Workplace Harassment & Discrimination

GO! won a $1,000 training from the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) and we are sharing it with our community.

Workplace Harassment & Discrimination Training

Wed 9/23/15

1-5pm

LBCC – Albany

Calapooia Center, Fireside room, CC-211

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$30 – Corvallis Chamber of Commerce Members

$40 – Non-Members

Training Description

This seminar provides an overview of federal and state civil rights laws.  Employers must ensure that effective anti-harassment policies are in place. Supervisors must be trained to act as role models, to recognize harassment in the workplace, and to respond promptly and appropriately. Employers must also institute effective complaint procedures that are readily accessible to employees and that ensure prompt investigation of harassment complaints without retaliation. In this session, BOLI’s trainer reviews current trends in this volatile area and gives you tips on minimizing your liability.

Specific topics will include:

Overview of federal andOregoncivil rights protected classes

Definition of unlawful harassment

How courts and BOLI define unlawful harassment

Recent cases

Defining “unwelcome” conduct

Employer liability

Communicating the company harassment policy

Preventing harassment

Prohibiting retaliation

Investigating complaints

Conducting interviews

Taking appropriate corrective action

Best practices for employers

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