Category: Harassment

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New California FEHA Regulations ‘Clarify’ Definition of Employer

Heads up, employers — new Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations are now effective. In June 2019, the Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC)…

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Reminder: New California Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Deadlines

I just read that the Governor signed a new law that changes the timing for the new sexual harassment prevention training. What are the new…

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Harassment Training Deadline Extended, Clarified

As you may remember, on January 1, 2019, a new California law went into effect that made substantial changes to mandatory sexual harassment prevention training….

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CalChamber #RespectWorks Campaign Continues to Build Support for Harassment-Free Workplaces

A new HR tip posted online this month as part of the CalChamber #RespectWorks campaign underscores the importance of preventing harassment in the workplace. The…

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Fast Food Giant Under Fire for Harassment

Twenty-five sexual harassment claims were filed against McDonald’s Corp. this week — 20 were complaints filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and five…

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Posted in Harassment Paid Family Leave Reporting Requirements

Compliance Issues, #MeToo Movement Impact Employers

Over the past year, employers’ compliance challenges increased significantly thanks to both an uptick in federal employment law enforcement, and the growing “patchwork” of state…

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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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#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…