For a limited time, OneBeacon Government Risks is offering complimentary Harassment courses through our partner, LocalGovU. If you are an active policy holder with OneBeacon Government Risks, you are eligible to take the following courses between December 1, 2017 and February 28, 2018.

Contact your account administrator to have the courses added to your online LocalGovU account.

For assistance or to find out who your account administrator is, contact Steve DiStasi with LocalGovU directly at 415.962.5923.

*Your account must hold an active policy with OneBeacon Government Risks to be eligible for the complimentary courses.

Course Summary: According to the EEOC, sexual harassment charges are now the fourth most frequently alleged discrimination issue, and the number of cases continues to steadily climb at rate of 12 to 13 percent each year. Employers are responsible for offering a safe and secure work environment for their staff. This is why it is important for both employers and employees to be trained regarding the identification and proper handling of sexual harassment issues in the workplace. Staff educated in recognizing harassment not only contribute to creating a safe and secure workplace for themselves and their co-workers, but prevent dealing with the negative effects that follow.

This two-hour course will better inform you about sexual harassment and how to prevent it in order to create a safe and comfortable working environment for both yourself and your co-workers.

Time: Two hours

Learning Objectives
At the end of training, you will be able to understand the following:

  • What Sexual Harassment is
  • Why it is important to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace
  • The investigation process
  • The importance of a zero-tolerance policy

Key Topics Include:

  • Understanding Harassment
  • Harassment Facts
  • Harassment Behavior
  • Types of Sexual Harassment
  • Claims and Investigation
  • Employer’s Liability
  • Prevention



If you are the LocalGovU account administrator for your public entity, contact Steve DiStasi directly at 415.962.5923 with LocalGovU to add the complimentary course licenses to your account.

Harassment comes in many forms, but not every unpleasant interaction is harassment. Federal law prohibits workplace harassment that violates an individual's civil rights. Moreover, your organization can take steps to foster a "harassment-free workplace" to ensure that everyone has a safe and respectful working environment. This course will help you identify what is and isn't harassment, as well how you can help create a welcoming workplace for everyone.

Time: Approximately 30 minutes

Learning Objectives:

  • Define harassment
  • Identify protected classes according to federal law
  • Recognize the elements of an effective anti-harassment policy

Key Topics Include:

  • What is Harassment?
  • When Does it Become Illegal?
  • Types of Harassment
  • Federal Protections
  • What Isn't Harassment
  • Preventing Harassment
  • Creating a Harassment-Free Workplace
  • What is at Stake?
  • Limiting Liability



If you are the LocalGovU account administrator for your public entity, contact Steve DiStasi directly at 415.962.5923 with LocalGovU to add the complimentary course licenses to your account.