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Workplace Harassment Training Seminars in Wisconsin

[ MILWAUKEE, MADISON & GREEN BAY ]

Workplace harassment is a serious issue that can have devastating consequences for employees and employers alike. In Wisconsin,many companies are taking proactive steps to prevent harassment by providing comprehensive training seminars for their workforce. These seminars not only educate employees on what constitutes harassment, but also outline clear policies and reporting procedures.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is often considered as unwanted sexual behavior which make people scared, out zoned, discomfit or affronted. In workplace sexual harassment comes in various forms and from various co- workers like colleague, a supervisor, customer or a client. Sexual harassment is unlawful and it includes sexual favors, unwanted jokes or comments etc.

Legal Requirements in Wisconsin

In this state there is any mandatory legal requirements for sexual harassment but however EEOC recommends all employers must have sexual harassment training. So that they can avoid costly lawsuits and create a safe environment. They advise Employers too:

• Enacts a strong policy that prohibits sexual harassment
• Give a suitable training that educates all employees and regularly reminds them to create a respected workplace

Forms of Sexual Harassment

Wisconsin Fair Employment Act categorizes sexual harassment in three forms

• Sexual harassment via employer
• Hostile work environment
• Quid pro quo

Facts on sexual Harassment

• It occurs when there is imbalance of power.
• Wanting sexual favors in terms of promotion.
• A Co-worker can sexually harass the other even without romantic motive.
• An employer can publish a guideline which prohibits all type of workplace harassment.
• The employer can take proactive steps to stop harassment.

Benefits of Sexual Harassment

Alongside meeting key state and federal compliance criteria, high-quality harassment prevention training delivers multiple advantages including:

• Reduced legal risks and occurrences of unlawful behaviors
• Increased awareness of micro aggressions and unconscious bias
• Safer, more inclusive environments for all personnel
• Clear procedures for reporting and investigation
• Protection of workplace culture and company reputation
• Documented due diligence if incidents occur

Through open conversations driven by experts, these seminars provide teaching moments that shift workplace mindsets and behaviors for the better.

Taking Action against Harassment

Next up is how to take action when you witness bad behavior. This is key - because if you see something and stay silent, then you’re part of the problem too. We’ll review options like directly intervening if you feel safe, reporting to HR/management, or supporting the victim behind-the-scenes.

During the seminar, we encourage you to ask ANY questions you have and share real examples you’ve encountered. The goal is to have an honest, non-judgmental chat so we can improve our workplace culture. We promise nothing leaves the room and no one will be blamed for past mistakes if their intentions are good going forward.

Fostering Empathy and Respect

Our hope is that this seminar will create more empathy and help us look out for each other. We all deserve to work in an environment where we are respected as human beings. This matters for morale, mental health, and even productivity - multiple studies show harassment drags everyone down.

Wisconsin cities providing onsite Sexual harassment training seminars:

Milwaukee, Madison & Green Bay

Milwaukee: Hyatt Hotel
333 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203

Madison: Hyatt Place Madison / Verona
846 Liberty Drive Verona, Wisconsin, 53593 United States

Green Bay: Hampton Inn
201 Main St, Green Bay, WI 54301