Date: Aug 02, 2018
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Sexual harassment training is an important topic to cover in the workplace. Western Growers will be offering workplace training to help leadership teams understand the issues surrounding appropriate communication and proper team dynamics.

As business leaders, we all share the responsibility for ensuring a safe environment for every employee. Failing to properly handle rumors and complaints of inappropriate behavior not only threatens your company’s culture, but can also permanently damage its reputation.

According to an article published by the Society for Human Resource Management, “failing to prevent an issue — or worse, ignoring an existing problem — can have monumental negative consequences, all of which have significant financial ramifications. If the victim complains to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the company will be the subject of an investigation, and, if meritorious, a lawsuit by the EEOC on behalf of the victim. In 2016, the EEOC received approximately 27,000 charges of sexual harassment.”

Creating a safe workplace culture begins with education. Western Growers University training will cover management’s responsibility for preventing, addressing and responding to incidences of sexual harassment.

TRAINING DETAILS

COST:

  • WG Member: $60
  • Non-WG Member: $75

LOCATIONS & DATES: 

Salinas

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Monterey County Agriculture Center (1432 Abbott Street, Salinas, CA 93901)

Register:

Irvine

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Western Growers (15525 Sand Canyon Avenue, Irvine, CA 92618)

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Imperial

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Farm Credit Services Southwest (485 Business Parkway, Imperial, CA 92251)

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Fresno

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

WG Fresno Field Office (7575 N. Palm Ave., Ste. 101, Fresno, CA 93711)

Register:

For more information or for questions regarding the training, please contact Adriana Robles at (949) 885-2297. 

WG Staff Contact

Adriana Robles
Director, Organizational Development & Effectiveness
949-885-2297

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