Category: Harassment

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Posted in General Harassment

Important Updates on Arbitration Law

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment Vice President Bianca Saad, and CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and James Ward…

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Posted in Harassment

Harassment Outside of Work? Employer Still Must Respond to Complaint

One of my supervisors just reported to me that they received complaints about harassment from a coworker but did not report them to us because…

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Posted in Harassment

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

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…

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Posted in Harassment

Remote Work Reminder: Don’t Lose Sight of Harassment Prevention Training Obligations

Since the COVID-19 pandemic’s onset, the number of employees working remotely increased dramatically —a trend that’s persisting and trending permanent, as Gallup stated in the fall. With…

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Posted in Harassment Privacy

Reporting to HR, Workplace Surveillance and the Employer-Employee Relationship

With the rise in remote work over the last year and a half, a new trend has emerged: American workers are increasingly fearful of employer…

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Posted in Harassment

Sexual Harassment Survey on Gender, Training Effectiveness

Men and women’s idea of what constitutes sexual harassment differ significantly, according to a recent study that examines employee reactions to the sexual harassment prevention…

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Posted in Harassment

Office Romance, Valentine’s Day in the COVID Era

This Valentine’s Day looks drastically different than in years past, as many office environments have been in a state of telework for nearly a year…

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Posted in Harassment

Scary Stories Abound Even on This COVID-19-Impacted Halloween

Halloween 2020 looks different this year. Will children be able to trick or treat? Does employee morale improve if remote workers dress up? Is a…

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Posted in Harassment

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Applies to Minors

We hired an employee who is 15 years old. Are we required to provide sexual harassment prevention training to him? What if he will be…

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Posted in Harassment

CalChamber’s New, Improved Harassment Prevention Training Course

Harassment prevention training is now mandatory for employers with five or more employees, but it doesn’t have to be boring or involve old, corny videos…