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State of Illinois: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

  • CPA (US)
State of Illinois: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

1 Credit

$10

Subject Area

Business Law

Webinar Qualifies For

1 CPE credit for Illinois Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Illinois CPAs (Business Law)

1 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

Upcoming Webinars

Course Description

The Illinois General Assembly finds that tolerance of sexual harassment has a detrimental influence in workplaces by creating a hostile environment for employees, reducing productivity, and increasing legal liability. The State of Illinois encourages employers to adopt and actively implement policies to ensure their workplaces are safe for employees to report concerns about sexual harassment without fear of retaliation, loss of status, or loss of promotional opportunities.

Sexual harassment is a frequently discussed topic in employee relations and through this CPE course you will learn what constitutes sexual harassment and how we can go about doing our part to prevent it in our workplaces. This Online CPE course also includes an overview of Illinois anti-sexual harassment legislation, discusses types of sexual harassment, provides examples of conduct considered unlawful workplace behaviors, and identifies employers’ responsibilities under Illinois laws.

Licensed CPAs in Illinois are required to complete one hour of sexual harassment prevention training in order to be eligible for license renewal.

Major topics covered in this online CPE Sexual harassment Prevention Training Course:

  • Explanation of sexual harassment consistent with the Illinois Human Rights Act.
  • Examples of conduct that may constitute unlawful sexual harassment.
  • Summary of Federal and State statutory laws concerning sexual harassment including remedies available to victims.
  • Summary of employer responsibilities in the prevention, investigation, and corrective measures of sexual harassment.

myCPE is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to offer a CPE course that meets all the requirements for this sexual harassment prevention training portion of your license renewal qualifications.

Learning Objectives

  • To explain what sexual harassment is as defined with the Illinois Human Rights Act.
  • To discuss examples of conduct that may constitute unlawful sexual harassment.
  • To explain summary of Federal and State statutory laws concerning sexual harassment including remedies available to victims.
  • To describe employer responsibilities in the prevention, investigation, and corrective measures of sexual harassment.

Who Should Attend?

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Young CPA