Possible Outcomes

Reminder: The information provided in the Employer Toolkit and in this training are suggested best practices, and are not intended to provide legal advice. If you are uncertain at any point, please check with a lawyer on whether this information is appropriate for your organization. 

The sample Workplace Sexual Harassment Policy provides the following direction for outcomes following an investigation of sexual harassment. Advice from an employment lawyer should be sought to determine what is appropriate for your workplace.


If sexual harassment is found to have occurred, the respondent will be disciplined appropriately, up to and including termination.


In addition to any discipline issued, the organization may require the respondent to participate in training and education.

It may also be determined that offering education and training on preventing and eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace should be provided to the entire workforce.

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