As the construction industry adapts to new ways of working in the face of COVID-19, it’s essential for employees and managers to maintain standards of professional behavior— whether they are working in the field, in the office or from home. In this article, Andrew Rawson, Traliant’s chief learning officer and co-founder, offers eight training tips and best practices to improve workplace culture and make sexual harassment training more effective — during and after the pandemic.
As more states loosen COVID-19 restrictions on businesses reopening, bringing employees back to the workplace after weeks or months of being furloughed or working from home poses many “if, when and how” questions. As part of an organization’s return-to-work strategy, training employees on some of the changes they may see before they go back to the workplace can help them adjust, both physically and emotionally, to the new normal.
Traliant, an innovator in online sexual harassment training, today announced a new training course, COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace, designed for employees who have been working from home or have been on leave to complete before their first day back.
In the current issue of Pro Builder magazine, Andrew Rawson, Traliant’s chief learning officer and co-founder, explains how a modern, harassment-prevention training program can help construction organizations address key workplace topics and reinforce behavior expectations during and after COVID-19.
Illinois employers should take note: the COVID-19 pandemic will not affect the December 31, 2020 deadline to train all employees on sexual harassment prevention, according to the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR), which recently released its model training program. To date, Illinois is one of six states that require employers to provide sexual harassment training to employees and managers, joining California, New York, Connecticut, Maine and Delaware. Read On