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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Course Number

VEL-1

Time Required*

55 minutes

Assessment

Formal (multiple choice)

Approvals

CPD

Sexual harassment is unwanted conduct of a sexual nature. Experiencing sexual harassment can be one of the most difficult situations a worker can face, however it should not be happening and all workers are protected by law from sexual harassment.

Handling accusations of sexual harassment can be difficult, and if not done correctly can lead to the company being held liable along with the perpetrator of the harassment.

This course will start by defining sexual harassment and explaining how protection comes from both employment law and criminal law. You’ll see from workplace statistics how widespread and serious the problem is, and how the management response to concerns raised is often poor or non-existent. It also addresses how allegations should be handled, explains the importance of having clear and robust policies and the role line managers tend to take when it comes to dealing with these situations. The course also coves investigation from the employer’s perspective, the role of employment tribunals, and concludes with some case studies that will give further insight into what constitutes harassment and the outcome of cases where the businesses did not act appropriately to deal with this behaviour.

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Suitable for:

Care, Education and Commercial

Care, Education and Commercial

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Course

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Duration: 55 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

CourseModule NumberModule NamePass % Required
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace1What Is Sexual Harassment?70
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace2Examples and Research70
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace3Dealing With A Complaint70
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace4Policies and The Role of The Line Manager70
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace5Handling Sexual Harassment in the Workplace70
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace6The Law and Sexual Harassment70
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace7Case Studies70