Sexual Harassment Training – Chicago

Sexual Harassment Training – Chicago

CHICAGO-SPECIFIC SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING

Chicagoland area specific workplace and sexual harassment training. This 2-hour training adheres to the state compliance requirement Senate Bill 75 (now Public Act 101-0221). The training includes customized content to fit the culture of your organization, engaging and interactive presentation, Q&A, and follow up report. 

HURRY, ALL EMPLOYEES MUST BE TRAINED BY JANUARY 1, 2021

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Our workplace and sexual harassment training is customized to fit your organizational culture and industry. In the 2-hour training, we review the terms, compliance, acceptable behaviors, and best practices. We run through examples, scenarios, and create engaging discussions to help employees retain the content and see how it is applicable to their job. We discuss how to respond and report. We review the consequences and impact of not adhering to the workplace and sexual harassment policy. We review the policy in detail and open up for Q&A. We also practice strategies and review processes. We accommodate group sizes from 5-300 employees. We work on creating a training schedule that fits your business operations. We adapt our content to speak to your employees. Our consultants are experts within the field and hold a Masters’s or Ph.D. in Business Psychology. We tie in business, psychology, and the law into our trainings, so your employees understand how to address, respond, and report. Our training can be delivered on-ground or online. We build a program that will benefit your employees and fulfill the state compliance requirement. We provide you with a full recap report, program evaluations, and certificates for employees. 

Train-the-trainer Workplace and Sexual Harassment Training 

You might not have the budget or time to have us run your training, but we can train your HR team to run the workplace and sexual harassment training. We provide a full curriculum, deck, resources, and workbook. This full-day or two ½ day training sessions provide your HR team with the tools to run multiple session on workplace and sexual harassment training. We work on learning the content, understanding the group, adjusting the language, and building an engaging training. 

Workplace and Sexual Harassment Certification

You looking to get a few of your team certified to train your organization? Not a problem. We can help you. We design an 8-week course to help train your key people on how to conduct workplace and sexual harassment training.

HARASSMENT LAWS

The Illinois Human Rights Act prohibits all public and private employers from harassing applicants, employees, subcontractors, intern, and vendor based on their actual or perceived sex (IL Comp. Stat. Ch. 775 Sec. 5/2-102 et seq.). Employers with 15 or more employees are prohibited from discriminating based on sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or pregnancy.

WORKPLACE HARASSMENT DEFINITION

Workplace harassment is unwelcomed, unwanted, and unwarranted behaviors or communications that target an individual’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.  

Workplace bullying is using your power over a period of time to intentionally harm someone else. 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT DEFINITION

 is unwelcomed, unwarranted, and unwanted inappropriate behaviors or communications that target the person’s sex. Sexual harassment includes unwelcomed sexual advances, sexual favors, sexual comments, and any other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature. 

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FAQs about Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is unwanted, unwarranted, and/or unwelcomed behaviors. It can be actions, interactions, convertations, or comments that target a person’s appearances, sexual identity or sexual orientation. Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advancements, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature.

A. The sexual harassment training must be 2 hours in duration.
B. Must define sexual harassment
C. Must have examples of applicable sexual misconduct within the industry that you are working.
D. A summary of federal and state statutory provisions including options available for victims.
E. Clear guidelines provided from the employers of respond and report procedures.
F. Additional guidelines are in place depending on what industry you are in.

A sexual harassment claim alone can cost a company $50,000 if you have one hundred employees or less . When these cases are filed they sometimes come with other claims such as wrongful termination or back pay which can reach up to $1 million. This is before lawyer fees and the cost of time is even considered. When these cases are taken to litigation an average of 67 percent are found in the plaintiff's favor.

https://www.cersnow.com/blog/the-average-employee-lawsuit-costs-250000how-safe-is-your-company/

The food and beverage industry is an industry that experiences the highest amount of sexual harassment. Harvard Business Review found that 90% of women and 70% men have experienced some form of sexual harassment from supervisors, coworkers, or customers in the industry.

https://hbr.org/2018/01/sexual-harassment-is-pervasive-in-the-restaurant-industry-heres-what-needs-to-change

Available Resources

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Why Use Peagram Consulting

EXPERT CONSULTANT

Our consultants are experts within the field and hold a Masters's or Ph.D. in Business Psychology.

CLIENT FOCUSED

We tie in business, psychology, and the law into our trainings, so your employees understand how to address, respond, and report.

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