LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Donald R. Holben

Creating a Sexual Harassment Policy for a Small Business

All employers must follow certain requirements under the law to keep a workplace free of harassment. Even if yours is a small business, you need to be proactive to protect your employees and prevent sexual harassment. Below are a few items to keep in mind when creating sexual harassment guidelines.

Additional resources provided by the author

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) offers a variety of resources for employers, including a Q&A about the liability of employers for harassment by supervisors. See the link to their website below. You may also want to consult with an attorney with experience in the field to ensure you create a comprehensive plan that protects the business and employees.

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