Harassment Claims Checklist
Do you have a
written policy and procedure (“P&P”) regarding harassment claims?
Is it disseminated
to all employees through an employee handbook or manual, or conspicuous
Does the P&P define
sexual harassment, and other form such as gender, race, religion,
disability, or age harassment?
Does your P&P
remind employees that harassment and hostile environment issues are
specifically referring to legally impermissible
behavior, not to allegedly unfair or
Are all managers
trained in how to handle complaints of harassment?
Does your P&P refer
to a specific person who is the responsible manager to investigate
harassment claims, and
does this reference
include his or her phone number and e-mail address?
Is it your practice
to document, in detail, the prompt and thorough investigation of a