Preparing for New York’s Sexual Harassment Laws

Grovo HR

While many companies have some form of a sexual harassment prevention policy, New York State is mandating that all companies with employees based in the state complete annual sexual harassment prevention training for all their staff at least once annually.

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Beyond Checking the Box: Sexual Harassment Training That Works

Grovo HR

Sexual Harassment prevention training has been widespread since the 1980s. But the rates of sexual harassment complaints have not gone down in the decades since. While many companies have some sort of sexual harassment prevention training and policy, that statement is quite dismal. “I’ve Grovo’s training is different. Sexual harassment is discrimination. It’s about power, not about sexual desire.

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Sexual Harassment Training on Grovo: A Comparison with New York State’s Model Training

Grovo HR

This law mandates that New York State employers must conduct sexual harassment prevention training for all employees based in the state. Additionally, today is also the deadline for employers to update and publish their sexual harassment policies (we’ve put a guide together for you here ). Grovo’s sexual harassment prevention training meets and exceeds the minimum requirements for both New York State and New York City.

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EEOC releases sexual harassment stats one year after #MeToo

HR Morning

It’s been a year since countless stories of workplace sexual harassment started making headlines, and new data suggests the number of harassment complaints and lawsuits won’t be declining any time soon. . The number of lawsuits the EEOC filed increased by 50%.

The Role of Tech & AI in Helping Employees Feel Safe and Respected at Work.

Speaker: Claire Lew, CEO of Know Your Company, & George Swisher, CEO of LiiRN

They'll expose how technology and artificial intelligence can help prevent and predict issues of sexual harassment, diversity and inclusion before they become an avalanche internally or worse, publicly – and how they cannot.

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 state has released guidance in the form of minimum policy requirements and a draft policy and complaint form.

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.

Big Update for NYS Contractors and Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training

Benetech

They just got a clarification in your favor for the state's new mandatory Sexual Harassment Training requirements. NYS Sexual Harassment TrainingNYS contractors, you can thank your associations and lobbyists.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Strategies

HR C-Suite

Although workplace equality has come leaps and bounds in the last few decades, sexual harassment is still a very serious issue. Featured Productivity healthy workplace cultures sexual harassment sexual harassment prevention

Final Guidance Documents for New York’s Sexual Harassment Training

HR Daily Advisor

On October 1, 2018, New York state updated the sexual harassment prevention guidance and model documents it has made available online. The state had issued draft documents in August and had requested public comments. Harassment News Sexual Harassment

Charting Your Course Through Changing Regulations

Speaker: Bonnie Treichel, Senior Consultant & CCO, Multnomah Group

The world of work is changing. For employers, the multistate workforce allows the opportunity to cast a broader net to attract the best and brightest talent to the workplace. Today it is easier than ever to have employees in multiple cities across several states.

Listening for Sexual Harassment

HR Gazette

He’s so nasty, what a pervert, I was so creeped out,…” was just some of the water cooler commentary I would hear about one supervisor I worked with many years ago. I asked who in the world is hiding behind a tree, why didn’t you say something?” “Oh my goodness!

Thoughts on Sexual Harassment—a Personal Perspective

HR Daily Advisor

I do a lot of antiharassment training. I also point out that the fact that no one has protested a sexually charged atmosphere doesn’t mean it’s not a problem for the employer. I’m old enough to remember when sexual harassment wasn’t illegal.

71 Percent of Organizations Offer Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

ATD Human Capital

Sexual harassment in the workplace isn’t new, but the topic has gained attention recently. The U.S. ” The EEOC also states that prevention is the best way to combat such unwanted behavior.

EEOC Busy: Focus on Sexual Harassment

HRWatchdog

The EEOC continues to collect money from employers in lawsuits and settlements for sexual harassment. The U.S. The employer must pay $3.2 The settlement also requires the employer to stop the allegedly discriminatory testing practices.

Preventing Sexual Harassment is More Than Just Training

Acacia HR Solutions

You would have had to be living under a rock to not have heard of all the sexual harassment allegations being brought forward these days. Celebrities, politicians and the like are all being publicly shamed for their crude and inappropriate behavior.

Dear ReWorker: How Do I Handle a Sexual Harassment Claim?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, We recently had a sexual harassment complaint about an employee. Out of curiosity, I Googled this person and found several websites that list his name and include details about his inappropriate sexual activities and relationships. Aside from the internal sexual harassment complaint, the internet posts bother me very much. Can I fire him for the complaint as well as what I found out on the Internet?

Essential Facts to Know Regarding Sexual Harassment Training

UpstartHR

With the current discussion surrounding sexual harassment and sexual allegations, it’s more important than ever for HR professionals to cover all the bases when it comes to compliance training. Even though behavior that might be considered sexual harassment might seem rather obvious in this day and age, it’s often more nuanced than most employees might consider. More Males Report Sexual Harassment Than Females. Sexual banter.

Four Employer Options for NYS Sexual Harassment Training

Benetech

If you are a New York State employer looking for options for completing your mandatory annual sexual harassment training, and seeking a solution for the first time, getting started could be an overwhelming task. NYS Sexual Harassment Training

Benetech Releases NYS Sexual Harassment Training Solution

Benetech

Benetech is excited to announce the launch of its NYS Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Solution.

Here’s what a report from a huuuuuuuuuuge sexual harassment investigation looks like

The Employer Handbook

By sportslogos.net [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Have you ever seen a sexual harassment investigative report? We’ll talk about recommendations to avoid harassment in your workplace.). None of these problems involved the players on the court.

Google ends forced arbitration of sexual harassment claims. Should you? Then what?

The Employer Handbook

Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The last month for Google has been big for tech and employment law nerds alike. On the tech side, Google released the latest versions of its flagship phone, the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. Googlers protest workplace harassment.

…and in recent sexual harassment news, lots!

The Employer Handbook

Let’s get you caught up on all the news from the past few days. ” You might have heard about this lawsuit already and some of the scandalous facts. The City doesn’t already require this training already?” Sexual Harassment

The Importance of Providing Sexual Harassment Training

Tandem HR

We’ve seen over a dozen high profile sexual harassment cases in the media over the past year. In fact, 85% of women claim they have been sexually harassed at work, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Roger Ailes.

Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

HR Gazette

Prevention is the best weapon against any form of sexual harassment. Harassment doesn’t stop on its own. It’s likely to become worse if the problem isn’t properly addressed. But what are the steps to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace? .

China: Employers Urged to Review Policies Against Sexual Harassment

Global People Strategist

The anti-sexual harassment movement, commonly referred to on social media as the #MeToo movement, continues to gain momentum as it sweeps the world. The Jiangsu Province recently issued special regulations on the labor protection of female employees.

New York’s Sexual Harassment Training Requirement Goes Into Effect October 9

Grovo HR

On October 9, 2018, New York will join California, Connecticut, and Maine as the fourth state in the nation to require mandatory training in sexual harassment prevention for all organizations statewide. New York City is doing its own part too, with additional training legislation going into effect in April 2019. These new laws are part of a comprehensive set of legislation passed on the heels of the #metoo movement.

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Dear ReWorker: Handling Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, We recently had a sexual harassment complaint about an employee. Out of curiosity, I Googled this person and found several websites that list his name and include details about his inappropriate sexual activities and relationships. Aside from the internal complaint of sexual harassment in the workplace, the internet posts bother me very much. Can I fire him for the complaint as well as what I found out on the Internet?

EEOC Sees Uptick in Sexual Harassment Charges, Lawsuits Filed in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) new report on sexual harassment data for fiscal year (FY) 2018 shows a more than 50 percent increase in sexual harassment lawsuits filed by the agency and a more than 12 percent increase in the number of charges it received over FY 2017.

#WorkTrends Preview: Workplace Sexual Harassment Via Chat Apps

TalentCulture

It’s 2017 and sexual harassment is still a problem in the workplace. So what can brands do to keep on communications on the cutting-edge and protect its employees from being exploited? Workplace Sexual Harassment Via Chat Apps.

#MeToo: 72% of Workers Who Experience Sexual Harassment at Work Do Not Report It

HR Daily Advisor

Thanks to the #MeToo movement, more victims are feeling empowered to come forward about workplace sexual harassment, but according to a new CareerBuilder survey, the majority continue to keep quiet. Harassment employees fired sexually harassed workplace

China: Employers Urged to Review Policies Against Sexual Harassment

Global People Strategist

The anti-sexual harassment movement, commonly referred to on social media as the #MeToo movement, continues to gain momentum as it sweeps the world. The Jiangsu Province recently issued special regulations on the labor protection of female employees.

Sexual harassment — same as it ever was

The Employer Handbook

On Tuesday, the EEOC announced here that it had resolved a sexual harassment lawsuit with a Dunkin Donuts franchise for $150,000. Well, two reasons: It gives me an excuse to highlight this excellent post from Jon Hyman at the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog.

Sexual harassment — same as it ever was

The Employer Handbook

On Tuesday, the EEOC announced here that it had resolved a sexual harassment lawsuit with a Dunkin Donuts franchise for $150,000. Well, two reasons: It gives me an excuse to highlight this excellent post from Jon Hyman at the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog.

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Mercer

Sexual harassment issues are still possible even though you understand the regulation and provide training. The post Sexual Harassment in the Workplace appeared first on Mercer PeoplePro Blog. See how to avoid costly violations.