Sample Policy Prohibiting Harassment in the Workplace, 2006

(2006) Sample Policy Prohibiting Harassment in the Workplace, 2006. Human Rights, Department of

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Abstract

A key component in preventing harassment is having each employer develop and implement a policy which prohibits harassment in the workplace. Having such a policy in place is also an important part of an employer’s defense should a harassment complaint be filed against the employer. This policy should be separate from and in addition to a general anti-discrimination policy. A good policy will set forth procedures that will encourage victims to come forward, that will protect confidentiality of the persons involved, that guards against retaliation, and that brings complaints to a resolution.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Harassment, Civil Rights, Workplace Violence, Complaint, Anti-discrimination
Subjects: Law enforcement and courts > Crime
Business and industry > Employment > Workfare
Social issues and programs > Civil and human rights
ID Code: 4637
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 08 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2007
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/4637

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