Online Anti-Discrimination Training and Harassment Training Courses

Preventing Discrimination and Harassment

Training course

Geography: Americas | Duration: Various | Versions: audio/video, audio-only, text-only

Not only can workplace discrimination and harassment affect employee productivity, it can divert resources from the organization's real business, making preventative discrimination training and harassment training for employees nothing less than essential. This Preventing Discrimination and Harrassment course examines the types of workplace conduct that are considered unlawful discrimination and harassment. It explains what employees should do to avoid or minimize incidents of discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is recommended as a training tool to reduce the risk of legal liability that employers face for violations of federal, state and local workplace discrimination and harassment laws.

There are separate Preventing Discrimination and Harassment training courses, each of which is available in multiple versions for:

  • managerial (60 minutes)
  • non-managerial (30 minutes) employees,

The available versions for this course include:

  • Preventing Discrimination and Harassment for Employees - Maine (US)
  • Preventing Discrimination and Harassment for Employees (Australia)
  • Preventing Discrimination and Harassment for Employees (Canada)
  • Preventing Discrimination and Harassment for Employees (US)
  • Preventing Discrimination and Harassment for Managers - California AB 1825 (US)
  • Preventing Discrimination and Harassment for Managers - Connecticut (US)
  • Preventing Discrimination and Harassment for Managers - Maine (US)
  • Preventing Discrimination and Harassment for Managers (Canada)
  • Preventing Discrimination and Harassment for Managers (US)
  • Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment (APAC)

There is also a:

  • two-hour audio/video training course for California and Connecticut supervisors
  • 60-minute course for Maine supervisors 
  • 45-minute course for Maine employees
  • 60-minute course for Canadian supervisors 
  • 30-minute course for Canadian employees

All versions of the discrimination and harassment training course include pop quizzes, news clippings and a final quiz highlighting real-world compliance issues that employees should learn to recognize and deal with appropriately.

The "employee" compliance training course — including the version for Maine employees — covers the following topics:

  • The importance of diversity
  • Respect and disrespect in the workplace
  • Anti-discrimination laws
  • Sexual harassment defined
  • Types of sexual harassment
  • Consensual relationships
  • Conduct to be avoided
  • Internet and e-mail harassment
  • Other forms of harassment
  • Unwelcome physical behaviors
  • Unwelcome verbal behaviors
  • Offensive displays in the workplace
  • Retaliation
  • Reporting discrimination and harassment
  • What you should do

The "manager" compliance training course — including the version for Maine supervisors — covers the topics listed above and these additional topics:

  • Your role as a supervisory employee
  • Standards of liability
  • The benefits of compliance
  • The costs of non-compliance
  • EEOC charges
  • Private lawsuits
  • Walking the fine line
  • Domestic violence
  • Responding to complaints
  • If the complaint is about you
  • Think before you act
  • Why retaliation matters
  • Documenting employee actions
  • Supervisory responsibilities
  • What you must do

The California and Connecticut training courses cover all of the topics listed above and the following additional topics:

  • Exposure to EEOC claims
  • Exposure to lawsuits
  • The risks of jury trials
  • Class-action lawsuits
  • There are no winners
  • Title VII
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Family responsibilities discrimination
  • Workplace bullying
  • Key state laws — California (California course only)
  • Liability under the FEHA (California course only)
  • “Abusive conduct,” as defined in California Assembly Bill 2053 (California course only)
  • Key state laws — Connecticut (Connecticut course only)
  • Liability under Connecticut state law (Connecticut course only)

The training course for Canadian employees covers the following topics:

  • The importance of diversity
  • Respect and disrespect in the workplace
  • Federal anti-discrimination laws
  • Provincial and territorial anti-discrimination laws
  • The definition of sexual harassment
  • Types of sexual harassment
  • Consensual relationships
  • Conduct to be avoided
  • Internet and e-mail harassment
  • Unwelcome physical behaviors
  • Unwelcome verbal behaviors
  • Offensive displays in the workplace
  • Reporting discrimination and harassment
  • What you can do

The training course for Canadian supervisors covers the topics listed above and these additional topics:

  • Your role as a supervisory employee
  • Standards of liability
  • The benefits of compliance
  • The costs of non-compliance
  • Bullying
  • Psychological harassment
  • Responding to complaints
  • What to do if the complaint is about you
  • Retaliation
  • Documenting employees actions
  • What you must do

Features

Like all our courses, the Anti-Discrimination training and Anti-Harassment training courses are written by attorneys and powered by world-leading regulatory intelligence, which tracks more than 550 regulators and exchanges globally to ensure the course content is always up to date.

We employ instructional design techniques optimized for risk and compliance training, enabling your business to educate in a way that reduces risk and encourages compliant behavior.

As with all our training courses, Anti-Discrimination training and Anti-Harassment training courses are driven by practical examples and interactive scenarios to ensure users truly understand and recognize the issues of most importance to your business and learn to instinctively act to support them.

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