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Workplace Harassment in Government Agencies

OnDemand Webinar (88 minutes)

Learn to develop policies to minimize the potential liabilities from harassment claims, establish an effective complaint procedure, and provide appropriate training.The MeToo movement began in the entertainment industry, but it has also affected those in government. Although it is the resignations of prominent politicians that gets the attention from the media and press, the implications for government agencies are more far-reaching. Harassment claims cost money and divert managers from carrying out the missions of their agencies. This topic will help those engaged in the business of government to develop policies to minimize the potential liabilities from harassment claims, establish an effective complaint procedure, provide for appropriate training, and make sure that investigations are carried out in a legal and effective way.

Authors

Calvin R. House, Gutierrez, Preciado & House, LLP

Agenda

Harassment in the #MeToo Era

• Societal Expectations

• Worker Expectations

• Intents vs. Perceptions

Legal Refresher

• The Law on Harassment

• Consequences for Violations

• Who Is Liable?

• Duties to Act

Unconscious Bias and How to Avoid Its Impact

• What Is Unconscious Bias?

• Where Do Unconscious Biases Come From?

• Why Sensitivity and Inclusion?

What's an Employer to Do?

• Getting Leaders to Model Expected Behavior

• Messaging Expectations

• Managing Situations Which Arise

• Monitoring the Workplace

What's Next/Take Aways

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