Summary of The Sexual Harassment Handbook
Everything You Need to Know Before Someone Calls a Lawyer
Human sexual behavior is full of ambiguity and contradiction, but the legal definition of sexual harassment is clear.
Employers are increasingly aware that sexual harassment is a problem and that they may be in for trouble if an incident happens in their workplace. However, they still struggle to understand exactly what it is and how to prevent it. In this useful manual, attorney Linda Gordon Howard explains U.S. law in plain language and provides real-life examples of sexual harassment. She points out that sexual harassment affects more than the actor or the target; it can create mistrust and poison the entire workplace atmosphere. She provides advice about investigating complaints, taking action and creating policies. getAbstract recommends this book to human resource managers and supervisors who wish to create workplaces that comply with the law and remain free of hostility.
In this summary, you will learn
- What sexual harassment is
- What to do if someone harasses you
- What to do if someone accuses you of harassment
- How to prevent sexual harassment in your organization
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Knowledge PackSexual HarassmentWhat you need to know about saying "No": How to avoid getting accosted, insulted, accused or sued.
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