The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination

The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination

by Deborah C. England Attorney

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Don’t let harassment and discrimination claims disrupt your workplace

Discrimination and harassment can poison the work environment, undermine employee morale, and even lead to costly investigations and lawsuits. In the era of #MeToo, it’s more important than ever to take steps to prevent harassment and discrimination, as well as appropriately respond when incidents do happen.

Armed with the information and strategies in this book, you can protect your company and employees from illegal harassment and discrimination. You’ll learn how to:

  • develop policies prohibiting harassment and discrimination
  • train employees and supervisors
  • handle employee complaints and investigate claims thoroughly
  • document your company’s response
  • take action against wrongdoers
  • prevent illegal retaliation, and
  • respond to agency complaints, investigations, and lawsuits.

Finally, this book provides you with the support you’ll need by posting significant developments on the online legal update page.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781413325584
Publisher: NOLO
Publication date: 09/30/2018
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 807,057
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Deborah England is a litigator with more than 20 years of employment law experience. She has published numerous articles and essays on employment and civil rights law, and frequently speaks on these topics before legal and HR professional organizations.

Table of Contents

PART I: Preventing Harassment and Discrimination
1. What Is Discrimination?
2. What Is Harassment?
3. Policies Prohibiting Harassment and Discrimination
4. Training
PART II: Dealing With Harassment and Discrimination Claims
5. Investigating Complaints
6. Documentation
7. After the Investigation
8. Dealing With Government Agencies
9. Lawsuits
A. State Laws on Discrimination and Harassment
B. Forms and Podcasts

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