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Sexual Harassment & Conflict Resolution

Sexual Harassment Training (morning):
Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Title VII applies to employers with 15 or more employees, including state and local governments. It also applies to employment agencies and to labor organizations, as well as to the federal government.

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual’s employment to an unreasonable degree, unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

This training will discuss sexual harassment and provide you with the necessary knowledge to: 

   1. Define sexual harassment
   2. Identify potential victims and harassers
   3. Identify conduct and behavior that is not appropriate in the workplace
   4. Help prevent such harassment
   5. Report incidents of possible sexual harassment
   6. Increase the chances of having a positive work environment

Conflict Resolution Training (afternoon):
In the world of business, the presence of conflict can be a serious issue that needs immediate attention. If workers in your small business appear not to be interacting as cooperatively as you would like, engage in some conflict resolution to remedy this problem. By suggesting an assortment of simple strategies, you can aid your workers in putting these periods of conflict behind them.

This training will address the following:

   1.  Conflict Management Strategies
   2.  Five Approaches to Conflict Resolution
   3.  Types of Conflict Resolution Techniques
   4.  Examples of Conflicts & Resolutions in the Workplace
Seminar Leader:
Jimmy Jones, Consultant, Louisville, MS

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Registration: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Program: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Mississippi Manufacturers Association
720 N. President St.
Jackson, MS 39202


$149 for MMA members; $215 for non-members.

Cost includes continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments and handout materials.

For MMA member companies sending three (3) or more employees from the same company location, cost is $115.

Cancellations require 48-hour notice.

Suggested Hotels in Jackson:
(Room rates based on availability.)
Cabot Lodge Millsaps
2375 N State Street
Corporate rate: $99 per night; code: MMA

Reminder notices will be sent a few days prior to the seminar. If you do not receive a reminder notice, or if you would like more information about this or other MMA seminars, contact Barbara at 601-292-1125 or barbara@mma-web.org.

Online registration not available.