Sexual Harassment Prevention in Hospitality

An interactive training program to address and help prevent sexual harassment and the harmful impact it has on individuals and businesses.

Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Hospitality Industry is an interactive training program to address and help prevent sexual harassment and the harmful impact it has on individuals and businesses. Developed specifically for our unique industry, this modern, engaging course features scenario-based learning and focuses on the impact to individuals and emphasizes the responsibility each employee has to maintain a respectful and inclusive workplace.

How is the hospitality industry at greater risk?

Employees are often young adults • Pressures of customer service • Some roles involve working for tips • Fast-paced, high-stress environment • Constant interaction with guests, customers, co-workers, supervisors, and vendors

Employee Suite

The employee edition of Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Hospitality Industry is an interactive program designed specifically for employees working in hotels, lodging, and tourism. It provides employees with facts about what sexual harassment is (and isn’t), how to report it, and why a harassment-free workplace is every employee’s right. Hospitality-industry examples describe a variety of sexual harassment scenarios and the impact they can have on individuals and the work environment. Developed in compliance with EEOC guidelines, the program takes a frank and modern approach to addressing and preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.

Language: English and Spanish
5 Modules | 30 minutes

This course will help you:

  • Define sexual harassment and the two forms it can take.
  • Understand the harmful impact sexual harassment can have on victims, businesses, and those who harass.
  • Recognize conduct that’s appropriate, and not appropriate, for work.
  • Understand when and how to report sexual harassment.

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Manager Suite

The Manager edition of Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Hospitality Industry is an interactive program designed specifically for managers working in hotels, lodging and tourism. Building on the content in the employee program, the Manager edition focuses on the vital role managers play in creating and promoting a harassment-free workplace culture and provides them with the tools they need to respond confidently and appropriately to sexual harassment claims.  Developed in compliance with EEOC guidelines, the program takes a frank and modern approach to addressing and preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.

Language: English and Spanish
9 Modules | 60 minutes

This course will help you:

  • Define sexual harassment and the two forms it can take.
  • Understand the harmful impact sexual harassment can have on victims, businesses, and those who harass.
  • Recognize conduct that’s appropriate, and not appropriate, for work.
  • Understand when and how to report sexual harassment.
  • Recognize employer and manager liability for reporting and addressing sexual harassment.
  • Learn how to create a harassment-free culture in the workplace.
  • Understand how to investigate sexual harassment claims in the workplace.

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10,000+ sexual harassment claims in full-service restaurants between 1995 and 2016

New York

As of October 2018, businesses in the state of New York are required by law to annually train employees on sexual harassment prevention.

ServSafe Workplace: Sexual Harassment Prevention, New York offers hospitality-specific content from a respected leader in foodservice training. This cost-effective, on-demand training fulfills state requirements and can help you create a positive workplace, protect your employees, and protect your business.

Sexual Harassment Prevention, New York:

  • meets New York State and New York City Law requirements
  • provides hospitality specific training
  • is delivered as a digital modular course that fits employee schedules
  • is offered at a 15% discount for New York State Restaurant Association members
  • allows for easy tracking of employee progress and completion

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California

In the State of California, businesses with five or more employees are required to provide sexual harassment training to managers and supervisors. Training must occur within six months of hire and be repeated biannually.

ServSafe Workplace: Sexual Harassment Prevention, California offers hospitality-specific content from a respected leader in foodservice training. This cost-effective, on-demand training fulfills state requirements and can help you create a positive workplace, protect your employees, and protect your business.

ServSafe Workplace: Sexual Harassment Prevention, California:

  • meets California State Law requirements
  • provides hospitality specific training
  • is delivered as a digital modular course that fits employee schedules
  • is offered at a … discount for California Restaurant Association members
  • allows for easy tracking of employee progress and completion

New legislation for the state of California dictating that non-managers also receive sexual harassment prevention training will go into effect in January 2020. ServSafe Workplace can help you meet this requirement with the Employee version of Sexual Harassment Prevention, California, available Fall 2019.

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Additional Resources

Additional resources that accompany the Sexual Harassment Prevention course include a discussion guide, workplace posters, and state-specific supplements.

ServSafe Workplace

ServSafe Workplace Logo - PNGServSafe Workplace is a suite of training programs rooted in the cultural and social issues affecting today’s restaurant and hospitality work environments. Leveraging ServSafe’s reputation for premiere risk-mitigation training, ServSafe Workplace focuses on ways for managers and employees to navigate the sometimes-difficult topics that face service-industry professionals.

Also available from ServSafe Workplace: Understanding Unconscious Bias in Hospitality