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October 18 and 19, 2016 - Workplace Harassment Prevention Training in Hartford and New Haven

About the Program:

Harassment in the workplace is a common complaint of employees, and creates a liability for your business. The key to the prevention of unlawful harassment in the workplace is training. In this program we will review the law regarding unlawful harassment, as well as best practices to address it and minimize legal liability. These sessions will be conducted by attorneys with years of experience in training and dealing with complaints of harassment.

This program satisfies Connecticut’s mandate that all supervisors in companies with 50 or more employees receive sexual harassment prevention training. This training is required in Connecticut and recommended in Massachusetts.

We will discuss:

  • New court decisions defining sexual harassment
  • Federal and state statutory and regulatory provisions and selected case law
  • Types of conduct that may constitute sexual harassment
  • Development of an effective employer policy prohibiting sexual harassment and in-house procedures for receiving and investigating complaints
  • Benefits of eliminating sexual harassment and its negative effects in the overall work environment

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
9:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m.

The Hartford office of Murtha Cullina LLP
CityPlace I
185 Asylum Street
Hartford, Connecticut

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The New Haven office of Murtha Cullina LLP
One Century Tower
265 Church Street
New Haven, Connecticut

ABOUT THE CONNECTICUT LAW
NEWLY HIRED OR PROMOTED SUPERVISORS MUST BE TRAINED

Since sexual harassment training laws have been on the books, Murtha Cullina LLP’s employment lawyers have trained more than 3,000 supervisors.

To comply with Connecticut law, businesses with 50 or more employees must provide sexual harassment training for newly hired or promoted supervisors within six months of their start date.

Connecticut law defines supervisor as any individual who has the authority, by using her or his independent judgment, in the interest of the employer, to hire, transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward or discipline other employees, or responsibility to direct them, or to adjust their grievances or recommend actions.

For more information, please email Jackie Rowe or call at 860.240.6140.

 

This activity has been approved for Recertification Credit Hours Awarded: 1.50 Specified Credit Hours: HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™, SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®).

 

New York CLE credits have been applied for.

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