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Frequently Asked Questions

5. How can I prevent harassment?

You can prevent harassment by:

  • Informing employees that harassment is prohibited;
  • Identifying who employees should contact to discuss harassment questions or concerns;
  • Assuring employees that they will not be punished for asking questions or sharing their concerns;
  • Responding to harassment questions or concerns and investigating harassment complaints promptly and effectively; and
  • Ensuring that managers understand their responsibility to stop, address and prevent harassment.

See also:

Harassment Policy Tips