Surgent's Workplace Harassment: How to Prevent Harassment and Reduce Liability Risks in Today's Changing Environment

Course Details


Monday, March 20, 2023

8:00am – 10:00am (Registration: 10:05am)



Field of Study


CPE Credit

2 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC




Workplace harassment - especially sexual harassment - has dominated headlines in light of the #MeToo movement. While nothing suggests that such harassment is more prevalent than it was before the movement, people now feel more empowered to speak out, and the standard of appropriate workplace conduct is changing. With harassment claims to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission increasing over 50% in 2018, it is more important than ever to understand how to prevent and avoid harassment in the workplace.



  • An overview of workplace harassment and discrimination laws, including the intangible benefits that come with compliance

  • An overview of sexual harassment and workplace retaliation

  • The supervisor’s (or manager’s) role in preventing harassment and in reducing the company’s potential liability through good faith efforts at compliance

  • Review a compliant procedure for handling harassment concerns



  • Identify conduct that could constitute workplace harassment, sexual harassment, or discrimination

  • Understand both employee and management responsibilities with respect to workplace harassment

  • Appreciate the value of a workplace free of harassment and discrimination

Designed For

CPAs seeking to understand how workplace harassment and discrimination laws apply to their workplace and those seeking compliance strategies that help increase employee engagement and productivity.

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