SELECTING A SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINER IN KENTUCKY
Selecting a Sexual Harassment training in Kentucky 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 Kentucky cities: Adairville, Albany, Alexandria, Louisville
Benefits of Sexual Harassment Seminar Training in Kentucky:
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.
Harassment is a broad term used to describe activity that is generally considered overly aggressive, intimidating or threatening toward another person. In Kentucky , there are specific statutes that cover harassment and the punishment that can be given to a person found guilty of harassment.
What Constitutes Harassment in Kentucky?
This form of harassment applies to forms of communication that are not in person. According to statute 525.080, a person can be found guilty of harassment communications if they do any of the following things to another person with the intention of intimidating, harassing, annoying, or alarming them:
- Communicates with a person, anonymously or otherwise, by telephone, telegraph, mail, or any other form of electronic or written communication in a manner which causes annoyance or alarm and serves no purpose of legitimate communication
- Makes a telephone call, whether or not conversation ensues, with no purpose of legitimate communication
- Communicates, while enrolled as a student in a local school district, with or about another school student, anonymously or otherwise, by telephone, the Internet, telegraph, mail, or any other form of electronic or written communication in a manner which a reasonable person under the circumstances should know would cause the other student to suffer fear of physical harm, intimidation, humiliation, or embarrassment and which serves no purpose of legitimate communication.
Harassment communications are also considered to be Class B misdemeanors in Kentucky.
Harassing Communications . . . . Kentucky statues
According to Kentucky law (specifically statute 525.070), a person can be found guilty of harassment if they do any of the following things to another person with the intention of intimidating, harassing, annoying, or alarming them:
- Attempts, threatens to or actually physically strikes, shoves, kicks, or otherwise subjects a person to physical contact
- In a public place, makes an offensively coarse utterance, gesture, or display, or addresses abusive language to anyone
- Follows someone in or around a public place or places
- Engages in a course of conduct or repeatedly commits acts which alarm or seriously annoy another person without a legitimate purpose for doing so
- Being enrolled as a student in a local school district, and while on school premises, on school-sponsored transportation, or at a school-sponsored event:
1. Damages or commits a theft of the property of another student;>
2. Substantially disrupts the operation of the school; or
3. Creates a hostile envi ronment by means of any gestures, written communications, oral statements, or physical acts that a reasonable person under the circumstances should know would cause another student to suffer fear of physical harm, intimidation, humiliation, or embarrassment.
If a person physically harasses someone else, then it is considered a Class B misdemeanor. If they only attempt to do so, it will be considered a violation.
The Role of Intent
As you can see, there are a number of activities which can be considered harassment, and many of the activities mentioned above are dependent on the intention of the person doing them. If a person is accused of harassment, it must also be demonstrated that their intention was to intimidate, harass, annoy or alarm another person.
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
Kentucky cities providing onsite sexual harassment training seminars:
Adairville: Hampton Inn
101 Travelers Path, Adairsville, Kentucky , 45204, USA
Albany: Hilton Hotel
79 soma Ln, Albany, KY 42602
101 East Jefferson Street, Louisville, Kentucky , 40202, USA
Alexandria: Hilton Hotel
8 Hampton Lane, Newport, KY, 41076