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Workplace Harassment Training Seminars in Indiana

In Indiana, state and federal laws prohibit workplace discrimination and harassment. All employers with one or more employees are required by Indiana law to provide training and education to employees on unlawful workplace harassment. Ensuring that all employees complete effective harassment training can help companies avoid costly litigation and damage to their reputation and company culture.
That's why attending a workplace harassment training seminar is so valuable for Indiana businesses and organizations. These seminars provide in-depth training and education for employees and managers on recognizing, reporting, and preventing workplace harassment.

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Indianapolis, Indiana

Seminar topics often include:

  • Definitions of unlawful harassment and discrimination
  • Examples of inappropriate behaviors
  • Impact of workplace harassment
  • Roles and responsibilities of employees, supervisors, and management
  • Procedures for reporting suspected harassment
  • Potential consequences for perpetrators
  • Many seminars also incorporate interactive elements such as case studies, group discussions, and role-playing activities. This helps reinforce key learning objectives and ensures the content resonates with participants.

    What counts as Harassment at Work?

    Workplace harassment is unwelcome sensual advances, demands for sensual favors and any other verbal or physical conduct of a sensual nature which if not accepted could affect the victim’s employment status. It could make it difficult for work performance to be maintained due to the hostile work environment caused by the harassment.

    Examples of workplace harassment could be any of the following:

  • demand for sensual favors,
  • repetitive sensual jokes,
  • unwanted flirting,
  • unwanted advances or propositions;
  • verbal abuse with a sensual nature;
  • verbal commentary about an individual's body and sensual prowess;
  • highlighting a victim’s sensual deficiencies;
  • leering;
  • whistling;
  • touching;
  • pinching.
  • The US EEOC defines workplace harassment as follows:

    Unwelcome sensual advances, requests for sensual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sensual 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

    Workplace harassment as a type of discrimination based on gender violates the federal law found in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII applies to employers with 15 or more employees.

    Under Indiana law employers are required to establish and post company policies in a public area in the workplace explaining how harassment is monitored and handled.

    Employers cannot retaliate against any employee who has alleged workplace harassment in a claim. The Indiana anti-discrimination statute covers some of the smaller employers who won’t be covered by federal law.

    So, your work How does the Law cover Workplace Harassment in Indiana?

    lace has from 6 to 14 employees. In that case, you should file your complaint with the ICRC, as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal Law, which covers only employers with 15 or more employees.

    Indiana cities providing onsite workplace harassment training seminars:

    Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Evansville

    Indianapolis:
    Holiday Inn Indianapolis - Airport Area N
    5601 Fortune Circle West, Indianapolis, Indiana 46241

    Fort Wayne:
    Holiday Inn Purdue - Fort Wayne
    4111 Paul Shaffer Drive, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825

    Evansville: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Evansville Downtown
    20 Walnut Street, Evansville, Indiana 47708