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Handling Harassment Complaints + Mitigating Risk – January 09

Now more than ever, employers are faced with combating workplace harassment following the #metoo movement. Not properly addressing employee harassment complaints can cause major damage to your business. Not only is harassment illegal, costly and claims and lawsuits are extremely costly. Courts are driving the point home with awards exceeding $150 million to victims.  Embracing a culture of anti-harassment and respect can go a long way to reduce employee turnover, increase retention, employee morale and productivity. This session will discuss what an employer’s obligations are, best practices for investigating complaints and steps to establish a workplace culture of trust and respect.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the current anti-harassment movement and EEOC statistics on claims and lawsuits
  • Understand best practices for handling employee complaints
  • Understand appropriate steps to take to mitigate risk
  • Learn how to build a workplace culture of trust and respect

HRCI: 1 Credit
SHRM: 1 Credit – Trupp HR is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credit (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP

Presenters:

Jean RoqueJean RoquePresident & Founder

As the Founder and President of Trüpp, Jean has a passion for contributing to, and furthering the success of growing organizations. Her straightforward yet strategic approach focuses on delivering HR services that are tailored to the unique needs, risks, and business objectives of each organization while removing the complexity often associated with the HR function.

Contact: [email protected] | 503.828.0255 x101

Audra HedbergAudra HedbergHR Compliance Consultant

In her role at Trüpp, Audra contributes as an HR Compliance Consultant—focusing her efforts on advising clients on regulatory compliance matters, authoring employment policies and handbooks, and contributing to client consulting activities. She has a passion for compliance and enjoys providing guidance under various federal and multi-state employment laws in a relaxed style which is easy to understand.

Contact: [email protected] | 503.828.0255 x112