With the new year approaching, now is a good time to audit your agency’s compliance with sexual harassment training requirements. Since 2005, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) has required employers to provide supervisory employees with training in preventing sexual harassment (sometimes called “AB 1825 harassment training”). Recently, the State Legislature has greatly
DFEH Provides Guidance on Impact of New SB 1343 Harassment Training Requirements: Some Questions Answered, Many Still Remain – Including Possibility that ALL Supervisory and Nonsupervisory Employees Need to Be Trained or Retrained Again in 2019
Note: Please see our August 30, 2019 Special Bulletin, with information on Senate Bill 778 which now delays the implementation of the new harassment training requirements and any refresher training until calendar year 2020. As urgency legislation, SB 778 went into effect immediately upon Governor Newsom’s approval of the law on August 30, 2019. …
Sexual Harassment Training Under Scrutiny: It’s Not Just What You Say, But What You Do That Matters
In the wake of recent attention to sexual harassment in the workplace, employers and members of the public are asking: what about all of those sexual harassment trainings we required? Are they helping? How do we know? And, if they’re not achieving our goals (public policy and agency-specific), what can we do better?
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Harassment Prevention: Train the Trainer Seminars – Become A Certified AB1825 Trainer
This guest post was authored by Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
A key component of Government Code Section 12950.1 (AB 1825), compliance is the provision of preventing harassment training to all supervisory employees every two years and to new supervisors within 6 months of their assumption of a supervisory position.
Liebert Cassidy Whitmore is offering “Train …