Archive for the ‘Harassment’ Category

New National Origin Regulations Move One Step Closer

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) proposed amendments in 2017 to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to specifically address national origin protections. The time for public comments and hearings on the proposed amendments is over, and the amended regulations are now with the state Office of Administrative Law for approval. If […]

30 Apr 18 - Discrimination, Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

In-Depth and In-Person California Harassment Prevention Training

We all think we know what California law considers sexual harassment in the workplace — or do we? Gray areas of unlawful behavior can create problems, and in-person training allows group discussion and further clarification. Join the conversation in Pasadena on September 17, when CalChamber presents live and in-person California harassment prevention training. “This seminar […]

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

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 »

Sexual Harassment: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

The #MeToo movement took off in October 2017 to demonstrate the widespread prevalence of sexual harassment, especially in the workplace. High-profile sexual harassment cases involving powerful people in Hollywood, politics and business have been making headlines since. Unfortunately, sexual harassment in the workplace is not a recent phenomenon. Each year, more than 6,000 charges of […]

28 Mar 18 - Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Sexual Harassment Happens Across Industries: Train Your Workplace to Prevent Harassment

The media has recently focused on high-profile sexual harassment cases involving Hollywood moguls, politicians and industry leaders. But harassment in the workplace has been an issue of concern long before the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements and affects all types of workplaces, as a recent settlement obtained by the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) […]

21 Mar 18 - Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »