One of the main reasons employers offer antiharassment training is to show they’ve taken proactive steps to avoid harassment. It is also a legal requirement in many states and jurisdictions (and strongly encouraged at the federal level by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), as well).
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Providing antiharassment training and having clear antiharassment policies can be helpful defenses if a claim is ever brought.
Antiharassment Training: The Basics
Here are some basic topics to cover if your organization is just getting started implementing antiharassment training:
Explain what constitutes harassment, and detail the difference between