Sexual Harassment for Employees-California

Sexual Harassment for Employees-California 

California law prohibits sexual harassment. Although it may sound like a simple concept, sexual harassment can be difficult for individuals to truly comprehend. Employees need to know what is considered “sexual harassment” and what they should do about it. California law has specific laws and requirements related to sexual harassment. Understanding those requirements can help companies and individuals avoid behaviors that might constitute sexual harassment. This course will identify those requirements.


Hours: 1.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-All-0-SHECXY
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2025
Learning Objectives:
Differentiate between discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
Define the types of conduct that constitute sexual harassment.
Identify remedies available to victims of sexual harassment in the workplace.
Delineate the responsibility of a supervisor in responding to sexual harassment.
Describe strategies for preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.


Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation


Harassment and Abusive Conduct




Section 3: Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment

Determining Sexual Harassment in the Workplace


Based on Sex

Sufficiently Severe or Pervasive



Section 5: What Should You Do If You Are Sexually Harassed?

If You Are the Subject of Harassment

Resources for Sexual Harassment Complaints

What if You Are Accused of the Harassment?

Supervisor, Human Resources, and Employer Responses

Remedies Available for Sexual Harassment



Section 5: Preventing Sexual Harassment

Preventing Harassment in the Workplace

Bystander Intervention

Anti-Sexual Harassment Policies



Section 6: Conclusion


Course Contributors




Exam and BrainSparks

Expert Reviewer: Matthew J. Schenck, Esq. Schenck Law Office, P.C.
Matthew J. Schenck is a California-licensed attorney representing employers throughout the state. He is an accomplished trial lawyer having represented public and private entities in state and federal court and in administrative proceedings. He regularly handles cases involving claims of harassment, discrimination, wage and hour violations, wrongful termination, trade secret violations and barriers to employee mobility. He has also obtained multiple appellate decisions in his clients' favor in his 20+ year career. Disclosure: Matthew J. Schenck, Esq. Schenck Law Office, P.C. discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Healthcare Providers (Medical Groups, IPA's, Individual Physicians) as Provider of Legal Services
Staff Writer: Adam Roesner, BSN
Adam Roesner, BSN has been working with various quality measures optimization since 2013. His experience in program management in both clinical and performance measures allows a unique perspective on the challenge faced by healthcare systems today. Adam has presented trainings on HCAHPS programs for sales forces and executive leadership alike, and has managed various skin health and HCAHPS educational programs and bundles for acute, post-acute, and IDN facilities. Disclosure: Adam Roesner, BSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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