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Employment Law Training
NY State Anti-Harassment Legislation
Managers, Employees
Workplace Harassment
Rich Media

NAVEX Global’s Workplace Harassment Annual Refresher is designed to support employers in New York who have an annual training obligation. It does this by offering learners content that aligns to training specifications in New York and New York City – and presenting it alongside new video scenarios, fresh animations and engaging interactives. The course can be used alone each year, or used in alternating years with Workplace Harassment.

Workplace Harassment Annual Refresher aims to provide learners with the essentials for understanding, preventing and responding to harassment. Coverage includes: key definitions, prevention best practices, bystander intervention strategies, reporting methods and a variety of real-world examples. Using a practical, application-based approach, the course aims to ensure learners not only learn the critical concepts, but can apply them, as well.

For employees in manager or supervisory roles, an additional manager-specific module addresses their unique responsibilities in preventing and responding to harassment, including handling complaints and creating a culture of ethics and respect.

Course Details

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Key concepts covered in this course:

  • Common criteria used to identify harassment
  • The definition and examples of protected characteristics
  • The definition of sexual harassment
  • An exploration of the types of sexual harassment, including quid pro quo and hostile work environment
  • The various forms of harassment
  • Examples of physical, verbal, written and visual harassment
  • Who can be a harasser – and who can be a victim
  • Expectations for the behavior and treatment of non-employees, from interns to customers to clients
  • Where and when harassment can happen
  • The importance of monitoring your behavior
  • How to avoid saying or doing something offensive
  • Guidelines for respectful interactions
  • Why responding to harassment is important
  • Bystander intervention techniques
  • The importance of holding co-workers accountable
  • Why reporting is critical
  • The various resources for making a report
  • The definition of retaliation
  • An explanation of a protected activity
  • An explanation of “on notice”
  • How to appropriately respond to reports of harassment
  • The importance of taking all complaints seriously
  • Review of the critical role employees play
  • An opportunity to review key policies and certify


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