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ONLINE SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING COURSES FOR EMPLOYEES AND MANAGERS

Course Description


Do your part to help prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Offer employees and managers the training to help them understand and comply with discrimination and harassment policies.

Choose the courses relevant to your organization:

  • Sexual Harassment Training Course for Employees — 35 minutes
  • Sexual Harassment Training Course for Managers
    — 45 minutes
  • Sexual Harassment Training Course for Managers in California or Connecticut — 2 hours
  • Sexual Harassment Training Course for Managers in Canada — 45 minutes

Sexual Harassment Training Courses


In today’s work world, Federal laws strictly prohibit sexual harassment in the workplace as well as all forms of discrimination based on age, sex, race, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, and genetic information. Some state and local laws are more extensive than Federal laws, and pose even stricter parameters. These laws at every level are mandatory, making adherence essential. The U.S. Supreme Court, in fact, has established legal standards for sexual harassment in the workplace that employers must meet to avoid or, at a minimum, limit occurrences of discrimination and sexual harassment and thereby avert liability for punitive damages. Non-adherence can lead to lawsuits for both the organization and individual employees involved.

The Cintas online sexual harassment training courses help train employees on how to prevent discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace. Such training is a smart investment for most every type of organization. That’s because not only can discrimination and improper conduct in the workplace have legal ramifications, it can also cause loss of reputation, impact employee productivity and be costly to an organization’s bottom line in both time and financial resources. Making sexual harassment training available to your employees and managers can be your best defense against all of these potential risks.

All courses include quizzes, news briefs and a final quiz highlighting real-world sexual harassment compliance issues that employees should learn to recognize and deal with appropriately. Courses are available in multiple versions: Audio, Video, Audio-only, and Text-only.


Topics Covered in the Sexual Harassment Training Courses for Employees:


  • What to look for — recognizing reasons for concern
  • Understanding anti-discrimination laws
  • How is sexual harassment officially defined?
  • What are the different types of sexual harassment?
  • Understanding “the fine line”
  • When are relationships consensual?
  • Knowing and considering all circumstances
  • What is considered improper conduct?
  • Sexual harassment online and via email
  • Sexual harassment and other protected characteristics
  • Avoiding sexual harassment and other improper conduct
  • Sexual harassment and the fear of retaliation
  • Steps to take regarding sexual harassment
  • Building and maintaining a respectful work environment

Topics Covered in the Sexual Harassment Training Courses For Managers:


The "manager" version of the sexual harassment training course discusses all topics listed above and the following additional topics:

  • Supervisor misconduct — know your liability
  • Sexual harassment and other misconduct — know your liability
  • Sexual harassment — your responsibilities as a manager
  • Establishing a respectful atmosphere
  • Proper documentation of employee actions
  • Managers’ tips for proper documentation
  • How to respond properly to sexual harassment complaints
  • Your role in helping with the investigation
  • Your role in preventing retaliation

The California or Connecticut sexual harassment training course for managers includes all of the topics listed above and the following additional topics:


  • Understanding EEOC claims
  • Exposure to sexual harassment lawsuits
  • Understanding the risks of jury trials
  • What to know about class-action lawsuits
  • Sexual harassment cases — no winners; everyone loses
  • Understanding the line between Sexual Harassment and Title VII
  • Defined — Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • Defined — Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • Defined — Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Essential state laws of California
  • Essential state laws of Connecticut
  • What to know about sexual harassment and liability under the FEHA
  • What are family responsibilities regarding sexual harassment and discrimination?
  • A current look at workplace bullying and sexual harassment

The Canadian sexual harassment training course for managers includes the following topics:


  • What to look for — recognizing reasons for concern
  • Your responsibilities as a supervisor
  • Sexual harassment — what conduct is prohibited
  • The types of workplace harassment — Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and other types
  • Defined — Sexual Harassment
  • What is considered conduct to be avoided
  • Additional protected characteristics
  • Additional kinds of conduct to be avoided
  • What is considered psychological harassment?
  • A look at e-harassment
  • Properly responding to sexual harassment complaints
  • How to avoid retaliation
  • Your role in assisting with the investigation
  • How to properly document employee actions in sexual harassment cases
  • Building and maintaining a respectful work atmosphere



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