Archive for the ‘Harassment’ Category

EEOC Seeks Input on Guidance Addressing Unlawful Harassment

Yesterday, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) stated that it is seeking public input on a proposed enforcement guidance addressing unlawful harassment under federal anti-discrimination laws. The 75-page proposal sets forth the EEOC’s interpretations of federal anti-harassment laws that the agency is charged with enforcing. The guidance focuses on the three components the EEOC […]

11 Jan 17 - Discrimination, Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

$1.47 Million Awarded to California Workers in Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Case

Think that sexual harassment is a problem of the past? Think again. By now, employers are well aware that sexual harassment is unlawful under both state and federal law, but that doesn’t stop the problem from occurring. Sexual harassment charges still make up 17 percent of all charges received by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity […]

26 Jul 16 - Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

New White Paper Highlights April 1 Updates to Mandatory Harassment Prevention Requirements

Harassment is a major source of litigation in California. Educating and training your entire workforce in harassment prevention is one of the best ways to avoid problems. New amendments to California regulations make significant changes to employers’ compliance obligations, effective April 1, 2016. The amendments emphasize an employer’s affirmative duty to prevent and correct harassment […]

18 Apr 16 - Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Reminder: Significant FEHA Amendments Effective April 1

Employers take note: after months of public comment and revisions, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council adopted amendments to its Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations. These amendments go into effect April 1, 2016, and reinforce state law that it’s an employer’s affirmative duty to take reasonable steps to prevent and promptly correct discriminatory […]

30 Mar 16 - Discrimination, Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Time-Sensitive Webinar on March 29 Applies to All California Employers

Employers take note: after months of public comment and revisions, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council adopted amendments to its Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations. These amendments go into effect April 1, 2016, and reinforce state law that it’s an employer’s affirmative duty to take reasonable steps to prevent and promptly correct discriminatory […]

18 Mar 16 - Discrimination, Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »