Category: Harassment

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Posted in Harassment Hiring Workplace Policies

CalChamber Podcast: Texting in the Workplace and Other Cautionary Employment Tales

In last week’s episode of The Workplace, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law attorney Jennifer Shaw discuss the implications…

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Posted in Discrimination Harassment

Retaliation Still Dominates EEOC Charges Nationwide

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released detailed breakdowns of the 76,418 workplace discrimination charges the agency received in fiscal year (FY) 2018….

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Posted in Discrimination Harassment

CalChamber Podcast: Men and the #MeToo Movement

A recent episode of CalChamber’s The Workplace podcast focuses on men and the #MeToo movement. As more publicity is being given to instances of sexual…

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Posted in Harassment

#RespectWorks: Ensuring Harassment-Free Workplaces

The California Chamber of Commerce is kicking off #RespectWorks, a campaign to promote inclusiveness and prevent harassment in the workplace. A large and growing list…

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New California Required Harassment Prevention Training FAQs White Paper

You’ve all heard the news that California employers with five or more employees located anywhere must now provide sexual harassment prevention training to all employees — not…

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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…

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Posted in Harassment Training

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…

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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…

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Posted in Harassment Labor Relations

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…

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Posted in Discrimination Harassment

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)…