Employers in California with 50 or more workers must provide at least two hours of sexual harassment prevention training to all supervisors. The requirements of what topics this training must include has changed since AB 1825 was passed requiring the training. For example, AB 2053 required as of January 2015 “prevention of abusive conduct as
Five issues employers must understand about California’s harassment and discrimination laws
1. Automatic liability for a company when harassing or discriminatory conduct is taken by supervisors.
A company is automatically liable for any harassment or discriminatory actions taken by its supervisors. Under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), a supervisor is defined as anyone who has the authority to hire, transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote…
Friday’s Five: Five points to understand about California’s new requirements for sexual harassment training
AB 2053 was signed into law by Governor Brown, and as of January 1, 2015, employers have to comply with new obligations regarding the sexual harassment training already required for some employers under California law. Here are five issues employers should understand about AB 2053.
1. What are employer’s current obligations to have supervisors attend…