SELECTING A SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINER IN ARIZONA
Sexual Harassment training in Arizona is an effective way to prevent problems before they occur, while inspiring and motivating employees to perform better, increasing professionalism while creating a fun, very interactive learning experience.
Training companies, such as MVP Seminars and Employee Harassment Training can help book your selected Harassment trainer who will personalize the training specifically to relate to the specific business & any issues that HR would like discussed. Our MVP Sexual Harassment training seminars are available in the following Arizona cities: Phoenix, Tucson, Chandler, Mesa
Benefits of Sexual Harassment Seminar Training in Arizona:
Regardless of whether your organization is mandated by state law to offer sexual harassment prevention training, all businesses should incorporate sexual harassment prevention training into their company culture and HR best practices. This is the best way to keep your employees happy, productive, & everyone out of court.
Sexual Harassment training seminars will position your employees to learn what constitutes specific violations of your company's standards and policies and the EEOC laws, ( See below ), that govern sexual harassment. Our interactive training seminars will assure you that all of your employees know and understand the standards concerning violations of sexual harassment in the workplace.
Arizona Civil Rights Act & Harassment laws:
Since 1992, Arizona employees have been protected from sexual harassment by the Arizona Civil Rights Act (AZ Rev. Stat. Sec. 41-1463 et seq.). The act applies to any workplace with one or more employees. It is applied equally from small businesses in Sedona to large corporations in Phoenix.
Arizona defines harassment as “conduct that is directed at a specific person and that would cause a reasonable person to be seriously alarmed, annoyed or harassed” (ARS 13-2921). Behavior is not considered harassment if a victim doesn’t feel alarmed, annoyed, or harassed—regardless of intent. Depending on the situation, harassment may be considered a class 1 misdemeanor or a class 5 felony. This poster, published by the Arizona government, summarizes your rights.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission add federal protection against sexual harassment. The commission defines harassment similarly to the Arizona Civil Rights Act, and explains that gender-related remarks may be considered harassment, that anyone can be a victim or a harasser, and that harassment may apply in same-gender offenses. Both Arizona and the federal protections state that retaliation for a complaint of sexual harassment is against the law.
What to Do If You Have Been Harassed:
If you have experienced sexual harassment and your workplace has one to 14 employees, you must file a complaint with the Arizona Civil Rights Division. You have 300 days to file a complaint, starting the day of the incident.
If you have been harassed at a workplace with 15 or more employees, you must file a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. You have only 180 days to file, starting the day of the incident.
The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) defines sexual harassment as follows:
Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when such conduct:
- explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment
- unreasonably interferes with an individual's work performance
- creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment
Arizona cities providing onsite sexual harassment training seminars:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Phoenix Dwtn - State Capitol, 950 West Van Buren Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Mesa: Holiday Inn & Suites Phoenix-Mesa/Chandler
1600 South Country Club Drive, Mesa, Arizona 85210
Tucson: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tucson
1564 W. Grant Road, Tucson, Arizona 85745
Chandler: Staybridge Suites Phoenix - Chandler
3990 West Chandler Boulevard, Chandler, Arizona 85226