Harassment, bullying, and any other type of inappropriate behavior toward colleagues in the workplace is unacceptable. Not only does harassment damage the morale of your staff, but it also hurts the entire company’s reputation.
Millions of women have posted #MeToo on social media. This movement gives women an open forum to express their experiences of assault, sexual harassment, or both by a colleague in the workplace.
Since 2017 there have been hundreds of sexual harassment scandals in America. Several CEOs, politicians, celebrities, and others have been accused of sexual misconduct.
Publicity, social media, state, and federal governments passing and implementing laws to prevent harassment has not curtailed sexual harassment in the workplace.
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On August 24, 2004, California passed Assembly Bill (AB 1825) (California Government Code 12950.1) requires businesses in California with 50 or more employees to provide a minimum of two hours of sexual harassment prevention training to all supervisors. Most employers have preferred an online sexual harassment training course due to the flexibility such a course provides employees.
In 2018 during a Legislative Session, Governor Jerry Brown approved Senate Bill 1343 (SB 1343). This new bill mandates one hour of sexual harassment training California for nonsupervisory employees. Also, this bill now includes private sector employers with five or more employees-including temporary and seasonal employees.
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Career Resources, Inc. has been assisting companies across the nation since 1979 to be compliant with state and federal regulations.