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EEOC Busy: Focus on Sexual Harassment

HRWatchdog

The EEOC continues to collect money from employers in lawsuits and settlements for sexual harassment. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been busy! The employer must pay $3.2 The employer must pay $3.2 Employers in California have an affirmative duty to prevent harassment in the workplace.

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7 Strategies Addressing How to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

EverFi - HR

On any given day, you can do a Google search for “sexual harassment,” click on the “News” link, and find dozens of headlines about recent sexual harassment allegations. The stories cross geographies and industries and they show how little has been invested in preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Sample human resources manager job description and interview questions

Business Management Daily

If you’re looking to hire an HR Manager or hoping to become one, take a look at this sample HR Manager job description to learn about the key job duties and required qualifications. This role acts as an important liaison between your employees and leadership to build a positive work environment and promptly address any employment issues.

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Deadline Nears for Sexual Harassment Training in New York

HR Daily Advisor

All employers in New York state are required to have training and policies addressing sexual harassment, including complaint forms, in place by October 9. The new requirements in the state’s Labor Law come on the heels of New York City’s new sexual harassment laws that went into effect on May 9.

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New Federal Law Prohibits Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment, Assault Claims

HRWatchdog

On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021 (the Act), which amends the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) to make pre-dispute arbitration agreements and class action waivers invalid and unenforceable for claims of sexual harassment or sexual assault.

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Learning leaders reexamine sexual harassment prevention in light of new state laws

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

1 in the state of Illinois, the Workplace Transparency Act mandates workplace sexual harassment training for public and private organizations with more than 15 employees. Illinois is the sixth state in the last few years to create and pass a bill that would require workplace sexual harassment training.

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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. Employers must then provide the training every 2 years.