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Best Practices to Ensure Sexual Harassment Law Compliance and a Safe Work Environment

Jan 29, 2018
The volume of public allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault, fueled by high-profile women honored as Time magazine’s 2017 Person of the Year—The Silence Breakers—and individual social media posts (#MeToo), continues to ripple through businesses, our government and our society. The impact of these revelations has prompted forced resignations,…
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Illinois Enacts Sweeping Anti-Harassment Law

Aug 15, 2019
On August 9, 2019, Illinois enacted the Workplace Transparency Act (Senate Bill 75) amending the Illinois Human Rights Act in several ways but importantly, it requires that employers provide annual sexual harassment training for all employees working in the state.   New Training Mandate Effective January 1, 2020, employers must…
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Types of Workplace Harassment and How to Stop Them

Jan 21, 2020
Insurance brokers — we don’t need to tell you that your clients are vulnerable to countless risks. As their broker, it’s your duty to understand the risks that are most likely to affect them. One major risk that often gets overlooked? Workplace harassment. Below is a deeper dive into the…
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New York Sexual Harassment Prevention Final Regulations Released

Oct 2, 2018
Both New York State and New York City have enacted laws related to sexual harassment prevention, with different provisions for employee communication and training along with various dates for compliance. The first New York City provisions went into place September 6 and further elements of state and city acts will…
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A Patchwork of State Sexual Harassment Training Requirements

Apr 27, 2018
Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP asks if it’s time for a “Uniform Harassment Training Act.” New York State and New York City have enacted laws that require employers to provide sexual harassment training,…
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Workplace Harassment Prevention Catalog

Dec 30, 2020
Workplace Harassment Prevention Catalog Current topics and compliance essential courses for both proactive and reactive risk mitigation More The Learn Workplace Harassment Prevention catalog is designed for those who need additional Harassment training, covering state-specific topics as well as a deeper dive into Diversity, Equality and Inclusion. Available with an…
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Is Your Harassment Prevention Training Working?

Mar 5, 2019
Thanks to new training mandates in California, New York, and Delaware, more employees will be trained on sexual harassment and discrimination prevention in 2019 than ever before. Previous harassment prevention training mandates, like California A.B. 1825, focused primarily on teaching supervisors about reporting responsibilities and what constitutes harassment. As a…
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3 New Sexual Harassment Bills Signed in California, 2 Vetoed – 2018

Oct 5, 2018
California legislators sent a total of 1,217 bills to California Governor Jerry Brown for the 2017-2018 regular legislative session. He signed 1,016, vetoed 201, and 183 of them he reviewed the weekend just before his September 30, 2018, signature deadline. (In case you are wondering, that’s a lot of bills…
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California Cleans Up Sexual Harassment Training

Sep 4, 2019
On August 30, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed clean-up legislation (S.B. 778) clarifying the state’s sexual harassment prevention training and education law, particularly when mandatory training must be completed. The legislation was introduced February 26, 2019, and took immediate effect.   Why a Clean-Up Bill? CA A.B. 1825, enacted…
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