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Texas Woman's University Staff Handbook
Staff Employment Policies & Practices: Nondiscrimination Training

Each new employee of TWU is required by state law to attend training on policies and procedures prohibiting discrimination and sexual harassment.

The purpose of the state employees training is to comply with Chapter 21, Sec. 21.010, Texas Labor Code which states:

a. Each state agency shall provide to employees of the agency an employment discrimination training program that complies with this section.

b. The training program must provide the employee with information regarding the agency's policies and procedures relating to employment discrimination, including employment discrimination involving sexual harassment.

c. Each employee of a state agency shall attend the training program required by this section not later than the 30th day after the date the employee is hired by the agency and shall attend supplemental training every two years.

d. The commission shall develop materials for use by state agencies in providing employment discrimination training as required by this section.

e. Each state agency shall require an employee of the agency who attends a training program required by this section to sign a statement verifying the employee's attendance at the training program. The agency shall file the statement in the employee's personnel file.

Objectives: Each state agency will provide the employee with information regarding the agency's policies and procedures relating to employment discrimination, including employment discrimination involving sexual harassment.

a. Each state agency may discuss their philosophy in regard to implementing their employment discrimination policies and procedures;

b. Each state agency may discuss the agency's purpose in delivering the training; and

c. Each state agency may determine the agency's objective for the training.

EEO/Sexual Harassment Training

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