Contributed by Catherine Mattice Zundel, HR West 2019 Speaker.
When I was thinking about what I wanted to present at HR West 2019, it wasn’t hard to decide on a presentation around true harassment prevention. Seriously, 2018 was a crazy year not only because of the #MeToo movement, but also because of the legislation that followed. California’s new harassment training requirement to be specific.
My problem is with the fact that the required learning objectives don’t include anything to help employees actually PREVENT harassment. If you take a look at the requirements, most of the information is around identifying behavior and reporting behavior, rather than preventing the behavior. Beyond that, training on its own is not enough to ensure a workplace free of harassment or any other harmful behavior – but we will dig into that during my presentation.
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