11 Employer FAQs: (No. 4): Should I offer harassment training to rank-and-file employees? Isn't that just asking for trouble?

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Over the next 8 business days, I'll have a series of short posts addressing common questions that employers have about the law. If there is an "FAQ" that you would like for me to address, please let me know in the comments box.

I may also have more in-depth postings as circumstances warrant.

Employer FAQ No. 4: Should I offer harassment training to rank-and-file employees? Isn't that just asking for trouble?

The answers are Yes, please!, and No, you are not asking for trouble. Many employers do not require their non-management employees to undergo harassment training. Sometimes the expense is a deterrent. Sometimes employers are afraid that harassment training will just give non-management employees "ideas." But it's a good idea to offer it so that....

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