harassment and discrimination

Protected Categories Supplement

Course Details

The protected categories are the foundation of employment law. Federal and state legislatures have determined that individuals in these categories should be given special protection. This course is a complete corporate compliance training program, but it is also a supplement to the Sexual Harassment Prevention training. Compliance training in the protected categories is also required for corporate compliance with federal guidelines.

  • Adds additional practice in harassment and discrimination prevention for protected categories beyond sex/gender
  • Helps supervisors recognize and prevent possible harassment and discrimination
  • Presents a time-effective way to build on sexual harassment prevention, giving supervisors exposure to the broader field of unlawful harassment prevention
  • Defines unlawful harassment comprehensively
  • Emphasizes how to identify and resolve instances of harassment
  • Explains when 'lawful' discrimination and harassment is inappropriate
  • Covers federal and state laws prohibiting harassment and discrimination based on categories other than sex/gender, including religion, age, disability, genetic information, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, and more
  • Includes new and emerging protected categories
  • Provides key legal concepts and best practices applicable to all discrimination and harassment
  • Covers the standards used to determine when behavior is unlawful
  • Describes how the complaint process works
  • Includes specifics on retaliation and its consequences
  • Demonstrates the role of the supervisor in keeping the workplace free from harassment

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