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Creating a Workplace Culture Free of Harassment

  • Thursday, March 18, 2021
  • 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM


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William R. Tamayo

District Director, EEOC's San Francisco District Office

Presentation Description:

Upon completion of Mr. Tamayo's training, participants will understand:

  • Harassment prevention and common mistakes the EEOC sees in harassment cases
  • Best practices employers can take to promote a workplace culture that does not tolerate nor condone harassment
  • Workplace practices that actually further harassment
  • Why implementing steps to just “avoid liability” may not be enough
  • What works and doesn’t work to prevent workplace harassment
  • The benefits of promoting a supportive workplace culture
  • How HR professionals get buy-in from organizational leaders and managers to support these efforts
  • Impediments to securing leadership and management buy-in
  • Consequences of not being proactive and not taking “prompt and corrective” action


William (Bill) was appointed District Director of the EEOC’s San Francisco District Office in June 2015.   He directs the investigations, operations and administration for the EEOC in a jurisdiction covering Northern California, Northern Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Idaho and Montana.   From June 1995 – June 2015, he served as EEOC Regional Attorney and directed the litigation and legal program.  During his tenure as Regional Attorney, his office filed over 300 lawsuits and obtained over $300 million dollars for victims of discrimination.  Some of his office’s work is featured in the Frontline documentary “Rape in the Fields”.   He has been a trainer and speaker for the Association of Workplace Investigators, Society of Human Resources Management, U.S. Departments of Justice, Labor, and Homeland Security, the Fair Employment Practice Agencies of California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, and Florida, and many other organizations.  Most recently he conducted 10 hours of training this year for the University of Montana, Montana State University and various community colleges.   J.D. University of California, Davis, School of Law.

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