Archive for the ‘Harassment’ Category

Love Continues to Bloom at Work

As cold, wet weather blankets California, fewer people will be celebrating Valentine’s Day this year, according to a National Retail Federation (NRF) survey. Only 51 percent of Americans plan to celebrate, but they plan to spend more money and not just on gifts for their sweethearts. “The vast majority of Valentine’s Day dollars are still […]

14 Feb 19 - Harassment - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

Agency Issues Clarification for Sexual Harassment Training Deadline

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) issued Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) discussing the new sexual harassment prevention training requirements that will have an impact on virtually every business in the state and all those businesses’ employees and supervisors. In the FAQs, the DFEH clarified that the law requires that all employees be […]

18 Dec 18 - Harassment, Training - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

EEOC Claims Spike One Year After #MeToo Movement Takes Off

Preliminary data from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) demonstrates a heightened awareness in the workplace about sexual harassment since the #MeToo movement took off last year. And as a leader in preventing workplace harassment, the EEOC continues to enforce the laws and take the claims it receives seriously. According to a recent EEOC […]

15 Oct 18 - Harassment - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

And That’s a Wrap, with One Job Killer Still Standing

The legislative session came to an end last week. So how did it go? This past session, the Legislature addressed a variety of issues from wildfire liability, the #MeToo movement, to making surfing the official sport of California. There were over 2,600 bills introduced this year and approximately 1,000 have made it to Governor Jerry […]

5 Sep 18 - Harassment, Labor Relations - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Urges Agency to Withdraw Proposed Regulatory Amendments

In a comment letter sent two weeks ago, the California Chamber of Commerce and other employer groups urged the Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) to withdraw proposed regulatory amendments regarding harassment and discrimination prevention and training because the proposed regulation will cause legal inconsistency. According to the Council, the goal of the draft regulation […]

24 Aug 18 - Discrimination, Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »