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Workplace Harassment Prevention

May 9, 2019
Workplace Harassment Prevention Train your workforce to prevent harassment and discrimination. More 20% of the U.S. workforce is now required to be trained on harassment and discrimination prevention. A Quick Guide to Anti-Harassment Compliance Learn what the requirements are and how to be compliant. Download Now Workplace Harassment Prevention Features…
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California Sexual Harassment Training Update

Jan 30, 2019
As we reported in October 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1343 modifying the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) sexual harassment training requirements. We previously covered the requirements on our blog. Since that time, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has provided the following resources:…
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Ask the Experts: Investigating Harassment

Feb 11, 2020
Question: During an exit interview, a departing employee accused one of our managers of harassment. Should we investigate even though the accuser is no longer employed here? The manager has been with us for a long time, and we’ve never heard any complaints about them before. Your client’s #employee brings…
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3 Forms of Harassment or Discrimination You May be Ignoring

Feb 24, 2020
Among the challenges employers face when trying to prevent discrimination is that it’s not always crystal clear to managers and employees that certain behaviors would qualify as discrimination. Below we give three scenarios that could open the doors to a harassment or discrimination claim. “Consensual” Workplace Romance Between a Supervisor…
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Request Workplace Harassment Prevention Demo

Jun 25, 2020
Workplace Harassment Prevention: turn-key compliance training solution  Stay compliant with the Workplace Harassment Prevention premium package from ThinkHR. Up-to-date training courses are easy to assign, track, and manage. Plus, courses are updated and added as new state and local mandates are passed. Future-proof. Course library expands as new state legislation…
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How to Meet 2020 Anti-Harassment Mandates

Feb 7, 2020
8:30 AM PT / 11:30 AM ET Twenty percent of workers in the U.S. are now required to be trained on harassment and discrimination prevention. Just two years ago that number was 1 percent. Are you ready to train your employees on the new anti-harassment requirements for 2020? Join our…
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Is Workplace Bullying Harassment?

Apr 1, 2016
Startlingly, nearly half—48%—of American adults have reported experiencing workplace bullying. As a result, many states have enacted mandatory anti-bullying training and added bullying to the umbrella of "abusive conduct," which means yes, bullying is harassment. Training can help curtail this all too common occurrence because, as we've all heard before,…
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Risk Mangagement Pillar

Jan 7, 2020
People Risk Management What Your Clients Need to Know Updated: January 2020 Table of Contents: What is People Risk Management and why is it important? How to Prevent Workplace Violence How to Prevent Sexual Harassment Workplace Injury Record Maintenance Reporting Workplace Injuries to OSHA How to Train Employees on CyberSecurity…
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EEOC Retaliation Claims Hit an All-Time High

Feb 19, 2016
A staggering 45 percent of the discrimination charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) last year alleged retaliation against an employee for filing a workplace discrimination complaint. The EEOC recently updated its enforcement data to include statistics from fiscal year 2015 (FY2015), highlighting that the agency resolved…
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Employment Risks to Watch in 2019

Feb 6, 2019
Sexual harassment, legalized marijuana, equal pay, and time off issues create opportunities for agents Laura Kerekes writes a monthly “Innovative Workplace” column for Rough Notes, a publication that has been serving the insurance industry since 1878. While written for brokers, the information in her column applies equally to employers. Enjoy her…
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“Time’s Up” Becomes Law in Connecticut

Aug 12, 2019
Connecticut recently expanded its harassment prevention law addressing training, workplace postings, and available damages. Many of the new requirements go into effect on October 1, 2019. Changes to Training Requirements Although Connecticut has long required some measure of harassment training by employers with 50 or more employees, the Time’s Up…
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