Town of Hyde Park – Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (S9-23-12)

Issued Date
September 15, 2023

Audit Objective

Determine whether Town of Hyde Park (Town) employees and elected officials completed annual sexual harassment prevention training (SHP Training).

Key Findings

SHP Training was not provided to all employees and elected officials. Of the 20 total individuals we tested (10 selected employees and all 10 elected officials), one employee or 10 percent of employees tested and six elected officials did not complete the annual SHP Training.

Additionally, the Town excluded 47 seasonal employees from SHP training.

Key Recommendations

Ensure all employees complete annual SHP Training and encourage elected officials to complete the training.

Town officials generally agreed with our recommendations and indicated they planned to initiate corrective action.