Town of Amherst – Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (S9-23-9)

Issued Date
September 22, 2023

Audit Objective

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

Key Findings

SHP Training was provided to employees and elected officials. However, of the 100 total individuals we tested (91 selected employees and all nine elected officials), 67 employees or 74 percent of employees tested and eight elected officials did not complete the annual SHP Training.

Key Recommendation

Town officials should monitor the completion of annual SHP Training by all employees and elected officials.

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