Posts Tagged ‘DFEH’

Who’s Calling, Please? DFEH Will Survey Employers About Anti-Harassment and Diversity Policies

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently announced that it will conduct a telephonic survey of California employers to ask questions about their anti-harassment and diversity policies. The intent of the survey is to develop a clearer picture of how California employers manage diversity and harassment issues, including anti-harassment and diversity policies. […]

18 Apr 18 - Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

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Transgender Regulations On the Move

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) proposed amendments in 2016 to state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations to specifically address protections for transgender persons, including restroom-related protections. The amended regulations now go to the state Office of Administrative Law for approval. If approved, the likely effective date is July 1, 2017. The […]

19 Apr 17 - Discrimination, Uncategorized, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Amendments to California’s Discrimination and Harassment Regulations Take Effect April 1

Amendments to California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations have been approved and will take effect on April 1, 2016. The FEHA prohibits harassment and discrimination based on protected classes. It also contains provisions relating to pregnancy disability leave. The amendments to the FEHA cover a wide range of topics, including: Who a covered […]

29 Jan 16 - Discrimination, Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »