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According to SB-1343, by January 1, 2020, 92% of the state’s workforce [roughly 15.5 million workers] will need to have received at least one hour of sexual harassment training for non-management employees; and two hours of training for supervisors. Following the 2020 deadline, these educational thresholds will need to be met again every two years. Here are 7 things HR and compliance professionals need to know about this mandate.
What does SB-1343 change?
California's Property Service Workers Protection Act was enacted in July 2018. The law requires all janitorial employers to register with the Labor Commissioner's Office (starting July 1, 2018) and provide employees with sexual harassment prevention training every two years (starting January 1, 2019).
California employers will soon be required to update their employee training procedures once again with the newly-passed Senate Bill 1343 which requires both supervisory employees as well as non-supervisory employees to undergo comprehensive sexual harassment training every two years. The new mandate goes into effect January 1, 2020.
Equal Pay Act of 1963 abolished wage disparities, or did it?
Today we still see many differences in wages between men and women. Robin Paggi, Training and Development Specialist at Worklogic HR, discusses these differences.
It's a New Year full of new laws and Worklogic HR's Training and Development Specialist, Robin Paggi is here to introduce the start of a short video series you'll only see here.
Today Robin will highlight some of the current employment laws that employers, supervisors, and HR professionals need to know to stay compliant AND out of court.
It’s been an interesting morning.
Hours after learning that NBC had fired Matt Lauer over “inappropriate sexual conduct”, Minnesota Public Radio announced that it had terminated Garrison Keillor (of “A Prairie Home Companion” fame) for his indiscretions in the workplace.
If you’re an employer who asks applicants to provide you with a list of references to contact, you might want to stop for two reasons: 1) the list will probably only include people who will say good things about them, and 2) it might include people who have no direct knowledge about their work experience (indeed, I was asked by an acquaintance to be a job reference and I had no idea what she did for a living).
AB 1732, effective March 1st, 2017, enacted the most progressive statewide restroom access policy in the nation, requiring all single occupancy restrooms (rooms with a toilet and/or urinal and sink) in businesses, government buildings and places of public accommodation to be available to everyone regardless of gender or gender identity.
Office romance. It happens. As an HR Professionals I would prefer that romance in the workplace was eradicated and we all worked in a platonic utopia full of sunshine and smiles, but unfortunately we all must endure the consequences (and employer liability) of being a human.
Essential – absolutely necessary; extremely important (dictionary.com).
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