Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Employees in Connecticut

Course Description:

Even though workplace sexual harassment has been illegal for decades, it remains a persistent problem that goes largely unreported. Sexual harassment is offensive conduct that undermines an otherwise respectful workplace because it: Creates a negative work environment in which people are tense, fearful, uncomfortable, and often humiliated; Interferes with effective job performance; Undermines trust and respect and makes good working relationships impossible; and Exposes your organization to liability. This training is important because your employer is committed to maintaining a respectful workplace for all employees.

Course Duration: 2 hours 6 minutes

Why “Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Employees in Connecticut” Matters:

At the completion of this module, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe requirements
  • Recognize sexual harassment
  • Identify how to report
  • Choose appropriate behavior
  • Maintain a positive, productive environment

Key Points:

• Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Connecticut’s Fair Employment and Practices Act, or CFEPA, prohibit sexual harassment in the workplace.
• Employers must prevent sexual harassment in the workplace and, should harassment occur, take steps to correct it and prevent it from recurring.
• Supervisors should always respond promptly and effectively to any sexual harassment they observe or that is reported to them.
• Employees have a duty to help avoid and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.
• Anyone at any level in the organization can commit sexual harassment or be harassed.
• Employees should intervene to interrupt, stop, or disrupt sexual harassment if it is safe to do