Can your health care employees recognize or diagnose sexual harassment patterns when they see them? In health care, sexual harassment issues can be very complex. Because of its close interaction--such as with patients and health care volunteers--it is an environment that can create even higher-risk atmospheres of joking and kidding around, touching, and other actions that may or may not translate into sexual harassment. Sexual Harassment: Is It or Isn't It? II for Health Care makes workers aware of all the potential areas that may lead to accusations of sexual harassment. In this discussion-centered video, viewers are invited to follow along as an employment law attorney explains eight dramatic situations that might be considered sexual harassment and the federal laws that apply to health care (including information from the 1998 U.S. Supreme Court rulings on sexual harassment in the workplace).
Key Learning Points
- How to identify potential areas of sexual harassment in health care
- How to put three"DON"Ts" into play for preventing sexual harassment
- How to understand the law behind sexual harassment in the health care
- How to recognize when you're being sexually harassed
- How to handle a sexual harassment complaint
- How to understand the 1988 Supreme Court rulings on sexual harassment in the workplace and how they affect you and your organization