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Workplace Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors and Employees

Effective January, 2019 CA Gov. Code 12950.1 (Amended by SB 1343) now requires that all employers of 5 or more employees provide 1 hour of sexual harassment and abusive conduct prevention training to non-managerial employees and 2 hours of sexual harassment and abusive conduct prevention training to managerial employees once every two years. The training and education required by this section shall include information and practical guidance regarding the federal and state statutory provisions concerning the prohibition against and the prevention and correction of sexual harassment and the remedies available to victims of sexual harassment in employment. Existing law also requires the trainings to include practical examples aimed at instructing supervisors in the prevention of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and harassment based on gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation and to be provided by trainers or educators with knowledge and expertise in those areas. There is no requirement that the 5 employees or contractors work at the same location or that all work or reside in California. Under the DFEH's regulations, the definition of "employee" includes full-time, part-time, and temporary employees. Both managerial and non-managerial employees must receive training by January 1, 2020. After January 1, 2020, employees must be retrained once every two years. That means that all employees statewide must be retrained by January 1, 2022.

SourceOne HCM is offering course intended for employers who need harassment training.

Our online harassment training solutions are designed to minimize the likelihood of a harassment claim being filed and to protect your organization. Employees and supervisors are trained to understand and to recognize harassment in the workplace and to appropriately respond to instances of harassment when they see them.

This two-hour webinar covers basic requirements and best practices for identifying, preventing, and investigating the many forms of harassment. It's presented by certified HR Pros and includes an overview of pertinent laws, case scenario discussions, attendee polls, and a Q&A session.

The webinar is designed to address matters of harassment in the workplace and to meet current training requirements in:

  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Maine
  • New York

Please note that while this training meets the requirements for employees of all levels, our focus is on providing guidance for Supervisory Employees and the situations in which they may need to apply the information.

If you are interested in this training, fill out the registration form or contact your SourceOne Customer Service Representative to register.

Phone:  (661) 949-1124
Email:   sourceone@sourceonepayroll.com

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