The American workforce is growing increasingly more diverse. The broad variety of personalities, backgrounds, and perceptions in workers can present great opportunity and enrichment to the workplace, but it may also present some unique challenges. This course addresses the complex realities of the 21st Century workforce and advocates diversity without discrimination in the workplace. Discrimination and harassment are illegal, unethical, and unacceptable, and as an employee, you can make a significant difference in preventing these behaviors and contributing to a positive work environment.
TIME TO COMPLETE
This course will take approximately 60 minutes
To advocate diversity and educate employees on recognizing and preventing discrimination and harassment in the workplace.
After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
- identify and adopt rules of employee behavior to avoid discrimination;
- associate and practice employee and employer responsibilities;
- differentiate between unlawful discrimination and unlawful harassment;
- recognize and recount the protected categories;
- specify the consequences of discrimination;
- identify the personal influences that create individual perspectives;
- discern the benefits and challenges of diversity;
- distinguish between discriminatory verbal, non-verbal, and physical conduct;
- understand and classify the myths and excuses associated with discrimination;
- implement complaint procedures for reporting discrimination and harassment; and
- characterize and identify employee expectations, after a report of discrimination is made.
1. Workplace Discrimination
- Employee Rules of Behavior
- Your Organization's Commitment
- Legal Definition
- Protected Categories
- Consequences of Discrimination
2. Unacceptable Conduct
- Words and Behaviors
- Working Together
3. Preventing Discrimination and Harassment
- Reporting Discrimination or Harassment
HR CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE
This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute. (The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of this program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.)
SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
The Human Equation is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit SHRM.