Culture & People
What is the purpose of employee harassment policy?
Having a company harassment policy is extremely important for keeping a healthy organizational culture and environment. Some harassment standards, policies and procedures should be set even in small and medium size companies.
If you already don't have one, here is an employee harassment policy template you can use to make your own.
Example of employee harassment policy template
At [Company name] we always try to create and maintain health and diverse work environment where our employees like spending time at. For those reasons, we prohibit any type of behavior such as humiliation, inappropriate talk, non respectful attitude, discrimination and generalization and other.
Acting in such way has a huge negative impact on employees well-being and work performance, and is considered harassment.
With the attempt to eliminate this type of behavior at [company name], for every action we consider harassment, we take corrective actions.
This employee harassment policy applies to all [company name]'s employees, contractors, public visitors, vendors and clients.
What is harassment in the workplace?
Some of the most common workplace harassment actions include:
- Sexual harassment
- Discriminatory harassment
- Unwelcome sexual advances
- Requests for sexual favors
- Coerced sexual acts
- Comments on a person’s ethnic heritage and religious beliefs
If employee experiences any of these situations, incident should be reported to their supervisor or to the Human Resources department as soon as possible.
Every harassment action, when determined and proved, will be subject to serious disciplinary and corrective action. Some of the most common disciplinary actions include, but are not limited to:
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