Sexual Harassment Training Laws 2020: What’s Changing?


With a continued nationwide effort to shed light on sexual harassment in the workplace, several states have implemented sexual harassment training requirements for their employees. In 2020, employers in Connecticut, Delaware, and Illinois will join Maine and New York in the group of states who require employers to provide sexual harassment prevention training to employees. . Here is a list of what the new requirements are for each state.

New employment laws to watch in 2020


Every new year brings new employment laws, and 2020 is no different. There are some big changes employers need to know about at the federal, state and local levels. Change at the federal level: White-collar exemption rules. 31, 2020. 1, 2020.

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Benefits of Using a Learning Management System for Your Ongoing and Recurring Training


Ongoing and recurring training are vital types of training that contributes to the success of the business. You run the risk of having poor-performing employees and face liabilities if you do not offer consistent ongoing and recurring training.


Breaking Down the New Form W-4 & How to Ensure Compliance in 2020


In the first major redesign over 30 years, the IRS is kicking off the decade by rolling out a new Form W-4. The updated document reflects changes that were made to the federal tax code following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last year. To help employers and employees adjust to the new Form W-4, the IRS answered a number of frequently asked questions on their website. The new Form W-4 doesn’t seem that different from the old version.

How to develop and refine critical human resource skills


“To maximize success in HR, you need the right complement of skills.” Here are a few of the key abilities that HR team members of all levels must possess and continually develop to ensure successful operations that best serve the business as a whole: HR Skills: the hard stuff.

The Importance of Effective Sexual Harassment Training


Smart employers recognize effective sexual harassment training is an important part of creating a workplace that is safe for everyone.

Your HR Recommendations Being Dismissed? Helpful Tips on What to Do


Human resources professionals often have some of the most difficult conversations in the workplace. Whether they need to mediate workplace conflict or craft policies that comply with state and federal laws, the advice HR professionals provide can be an invaluable asset to businesses.

Training That Works

HR Studio Group

Deb was proud to represent the human resources profession as a panel participant on Harassment/Discrimination Training That Works. It’s essential to train managers, and senior leaders need to role model appropriate workplace behaviors.

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability


First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why is Diversity in the workplace important?

Harassment Training Deadline Extended, Clarified


The Governor signed “clean up” legislation to help clarify training deadlines for employers. As you may remember, on January 1, 2019, a new California law went into effect that made substantial changes to mandatory sexual harassment prevention training.

Top Nine Blog Posts of 2019


Stay tuned to HRWatchdog in 2020! Although we are a few days into the new decade, let’s look back at the top HRWatchdog blog posts of 2019. Harassment Training Deadline Extended, Clarified. Using a California Non-REAL ID Driver License OK for the Form I-9.

my employee accidentally posted porn to the company group chat and now wants to resign in shame

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The video featured several very … unusually niche fetishes. (I’m I’m not trying to kink shame at all, but I just mean to say that the video was extremely shocking and just … memorable.). There were a few awkward comments and shocked emoji reactions before she quickly deleted the comment. She obviously wasn’t trying to sexually harass anyone, she’s clearly apologetic, and I’m absolutely sure she’s learned from it and won’t make that mistake again. being the bos

Reminder: New California Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Deadlines


Your training deadline depends on when you last trained employees. I just read that the Governor signed a new law that changes the timing for the new sexual harassment prevention training. What are the new deadlines for getting my employees trained?

Webinar: March 2020 Web Summit - Don't Ask Me About My Salary History! - 3/3/20 @10:30am ET


Did you know there are 17 states that have banned salary history questions during the interview process? Register to learn how to get the information you need without asking the questions you can't, along with the basics of the salary history bans, interview tips, tricks and no-nos. She routinely represents clients before the EEOC, OCRC, DOL, and federal and state courts. Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

New California Required Harassment Prevention Training FAQs White Paper


Our latest white paper answers all your questions about the new harassment prevention training requirements. You’ve also heard that the training must be two hours in length for supervisors and one hour for all non-supervisory employees.

Social Media a ‘Silent Killer’ of your Mental Health

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But the price of that connection is the severe risk to privacy and security as cybercriminals, virus writers and hackers are waiting to take advantage of users’ personal information. Cybercriminals might be common, but the techniques that scammers use for cyberbullying can differ.

Most Important Developments in HR for 1/10


In case you missed it in the holiday rush, Fortune asked 25 of the sharpest minds to weigh in on the epic, disruptive, thrilling, terrifying, and fascinating ideas that will mold the next decade. The reality is the future of work is about skills, not just degrees.

my coworker is trying to manage me so she’ll get promoted, reporting my husband’s coworker, and more

Ask a Manager

At my workplace, like at many workplaces, in order to be promoted one needs to demonstrate that they are already doing the work of the level they wish to be promoted to. A colleague with the same job title and level as me has recently made it known that she would like to be promoted. I don’t have the kind of working relationship with her where we normally talk about work tasks, much less discuss individual performance goals. It’s five answers to five questions.

Is Human Resources Having an Identity Crisis?


To make sense of the way that children grow and develop, theorist Erik Erikson identified a series of stages of psychosocial development. These days, however, the role has evolved and as we ring in the new decade, more changes are ahead.

Know Everything About New Employee Orientation (Checklist Included)


Every organization has to positively execute the orientation process. The new employee orientation program entails all those activities that acquaint a fresh recruit to the workplace. An essential responsibility of the company towards these new employees is orientation.

Governor Newsom Signs New 2020 Employment Laws


In 2019, the California Legislature and Governor Newsom enacted 870 bills. Sunday, October 13, 2019, was the last day for Governor Gavin Newsom to either sign or veto legislation that the California Legislature passed in 2019.

Rising Star Rebecca Stern: “Why it pays to always be empathetic”

Thrive Global

Likely they are having a hard day, weren’t paying enough attention, or didn’t understand the instruction. As a part of my series about pop culture’s rising stars , I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Rebecca Stern. Can you tell us the story of how you grew up?

Would Removing Alcohol From the Workplace Improve Employee Well-Being?

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The top HR trends reported for 2020 are employee engagement, eliminating sexual harassment, and nurturing employee mental health and work life balance, according to Smart Brief. The best way to be on top of these HR trends is to remove alcohol from your workplace.

The Struggle For Civil Discourse

Thrive Global

Incivility can look like rude behavior while driving, trolling while online, rude or disrespectful behavior while at work, school, in the neighborhood, on public transportation, in a house of worship, or at social or political events. Most surveyed believed this incivility leads to initimidation, threats, harassment, discrimination, violence, and cyberbullying. Many are seriously and personally impacted by the issues we are fighting about as a nation.


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The wishes starts with the happy, happy new year, happy Christmas,happy holidays, happy birthday. Simply we can say happiness is the trigger to lead life. Life is once, god blessed as wonderfully with all the blessings. The more confident you are, the less you worry !

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Leadership Tactics to Go From Good to Great

Thrive Global

They always train themselves how to lead their subjects, and this is enhanced by putting oneself in the shoes of his or her subjects. Not only should you work together with the managerial team but also other staff. Concentrate On The Results.

How to define and develop your workplace ethics

Qualtrics HR

Just as families share a moral code, and parents instill moral values with their children, a company’s ethics set the moral compass for relationships with customers, between colleagues and in relation to the wider community. The business case for investing in ethics. Implementing a formal ethics program has a huge positive impact, according to the US Ethics and Compliance Initiative. Chipotle also tries to prioritize local businesses, which supports the community.

FAQ: How to Hire People with Disabilities


of the general population, according to the U.S. Q: How does the federal government define "disability"? A: The concept of “disability” is defined by context. Q: What are the advantages of hiring people with disabilities? Q: What is the ADA?

Fear of Retaliation in the Workplace: Assuaging Employees

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According to the #MeToo Index, which tracks “high profile” incidents of sexual harassment , accusations have seemingly declined since Harvey Weinstein’s bad behaviors first surfaced in the media in October 2017, according to CBS News. Is the drop in high profile accusations good news or bad news? Why the reluctance? . One of the primary reasons is the fear of retaliation at work. And, unfortunately, the fears may be justified.

Employment Law 2020: Are You Prepared and Protected?

Ultimate Software

But it’s important to pay attention: these potential changes affect every aspect of the employee lifecycle, from recruitment to retirement. Here are a few compliance issues to keep on your radar as we move to 2020: Overtime Threshold Changes.

How would Martin Luther King have organized a climate emergency protest?

Thrive Global

And, he did it the American way. Probably, most Americans will agree that if Dr. King were with us today he would be a leader in fighting the climate emergency as it threatens everybody and everything he fought for. The same is true for climate change. The task is easy.

What You Should Know As a Temporary Worker in California

Career Metis

For businesses in California and elsewhere in the United States, temporary workers translate into significant cost savings. First , employers save on training costs by hiring skilled labor through third-party labor contractors or staffing agencies. Let’s start with the basics.

Illinois Sexual Harassment Training Requirement


Illinois has made a lot of changes for 2020, not the least of which is the requirement that ALL employers provide sexual harassment prevention training for their employees on an annual basis.

CalChamber #RespectWorks Campaign Continues to Build Support for Harassment-Free Workplaces


A new HR tip posted online this month as part of the CalChamber #RespectWorks campaign underscores the importance of preventing harassment in the workplace. Not All Harassment Is Sexual. The June tip appears under the heading “Not All Harassment Is Sexual.”

New California Law Requires Sexual Harassment Training for all Employees

HR Daily Advisor

Effective January 1, 2019, employers in California with 5 or more employees (or independent contractors) must provide sexual harassment training to all employees (SB 1343). The deadline for compliance with initial training is January 1, 2020.