Posts Tagged ‘DFEH’

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. Under SB 1343, all employers with five or more employees must provide sexual harassment prevention training to all employees — supervisors must receive two hours of training and nonsupervisory employees […]

3 Sep 19 - Harassment - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

New Criminal Background Checks Regulations Withdrawn

Sometimes the California legislative and rulemaking processes feel like the 1993 movie “Groundhog Day,” where the same day repeats over and over again. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing Council’s (FEHC) efforts to adopt regulations concerning criminal history checks is one good example. Back in 2016, the FEHC proposed its first round of […]

12 Mar 19 - Hiring - Erika Frank - 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 »

Another Successful CalChamber HR Symposium!

CalChamber hosted its second annual HR Symposium to a sold-out crowd in San Francisco, California on November 2, 2018. The day’s keynote speaker was Kevin Kish, the Director of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). Kish provided valuable insight into the DFEH’s role in regulating and enforcing the state laws that protect Californians […]

7 Nov 18 - Labor Relations - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

DFEH, Muslim Woman Settle Religious Discrimination Case With San Diego Fast Food Restaurant

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) reached a settlement in a religious discrimination case with a San Diego-based fast food restaurant, where a job applicant was denied employment because of her religious dress practice. A Muslim woman claimed that when she asked if she could wear a headscarf and skirt as part […]

13 Sep 18 - Discrimination - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »