Posts Tagged ‘harassment prevention training’

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) approved new regulations, which primarily seek to “clarify” the definition of employer that will determine when to apply the FEHA including the FEHA’s harassment prevention training requirements. Definition of Employer […]

2 Oct 19 - Discrimination, Harassment - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

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 deadlines for getting my employees trained? For many years, employers with 50 or more employees were required to provide supervisors with two hours of sexual harassment prevention training every two […]

1 Oct 19 - Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

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 of events highlighted in three recent news stories: The first recounts a company’s job announcement seeking “preferably Caucasian” candidates; the second involves an employer’s attempt to establish a no-touching workplace; […]

21 May 19 - Harassment, Hiring, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

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 just supervisors, as was the previous law. You’ve also heard that the training must be two hours in length for supervisors and one hour for all non-supervisory employees. And, you’re […]

29 Mar 19 - Harassment - HRWatchdog - 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 »