2020 State-specific sexual harassment training requirements (United States)

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Sexual harassment affects more than just the employees involved—it affects your entire organization. Besides causing emotional duress and decreased performance, lawsuits resulting from sexual harassment are stressful and expensive.

NYS Sexual Harassment Training: Laws, Requirements, & Prevention

ProProfs

Sexual harassment is a serious issue in many U.S. In this blog post, we’ll be focussing on the State of New York. The State of New York (NYS) spent over $11 million on sexual harassment claim settlements in the past decade. In fact, along with Texas and Florida, New York filed the most number of sexual harassment charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Fair Employment Practices Agencies (FEPAs) in the fiscal year 2018.

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HEMA MANI WALKS THE POSH TALK WITH LEARNNOVATORS

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She is committed to the cause of diversity. She has recently launched the LGBTQ+ initiative at Lennox India. Specifically, these HR leaders share their experiences related to the implementation of Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) compliance within their workplaces.

Learning leaders reexamine sexual harassment prevention in light of new state laws

CLO Magazine

1 in the state of Illinois, the Workplace Transparency Act mandates workplace sexual harassment training for public and private organizations with more than 15 employees. Illinois is the sixth state in the last few years to create and pass a bill that would require workplace sexual harassment training. I think that companies have realized that what they’ve done in the past has not been as effective as it could be,” Zweig said.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirements: 2020 Edition

ProProfs

Sexual harassment is happening everywhere, silently.” ” According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC): 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men in the U.S. experienced some form of contact sexual violence in their lifetime. of female rape victims reported the perpetrator as being an acquaintance. 91% of victims of sexual crimes are female while 9% are male. Eight percent of rapes occur at the workplace.

Build a comprehensive sexual harassment prevention training program

CLO Magazine

The modern workplace began to change in October 2017. That’s when the Harvey Weinstein story broke, spurring the #MeToo movement and new state laws designed to address the pervasive problem of sexual harassment in the workplace. Since 2018, California, New York state and New York City, Connecticut, Maine, Delaware — and soon Illinois and Rhode Island — have strengthened their anti-harassment laws and expanded training requirements for employers.

7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

KnowledgeCity

There’s a lot of talk about diversity in our culture – especially in the workplace. Diversity seems to be the new business buzzword with companies increasingly eager to show their commitment to the idea of a diverse workforce by providing diversity training and initiatives. The changing workforce is helping drive the push to adopt more inclusive procedures and policies. What exactly is workplace diversity anyway?

3 Tips for Effective Title IX Compliance Training

KnowledgeCity

When it comes to Title IX compliance, you need training that doesn’t just concentrate on what Title IX is. Title IX is part of the Educational Amendments of 1972. It protects people from gender discrimination in any education-related programs and activities that receive federal funding. Title IX further requires educational institutions to provide students and employees with an environment free of sexual misconduct. This includes sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Top 4 Problems with Diversity Training and How to Fix Them

KnowledgeCity

Diversity is a buzzword that seems to be everywhere these days. But, do we really understand what it means in the workplace? Everyone says they want a diverse work environment, and companies understand diversity can provide numerous benefits. There is also the issue of lawsuits as more employees seek justice in discrimination suits that cost companies millions of dollars every year. What is Diversity? How Does Diversity Training Fit?

Why Is Title VI Compliance Training So Important?

KnowledgeCity

Kennedy stated his case for making the Civil Rights Act, including Title VI, a reality. Discouraging racial discrimination is the essence of Title VI as it became part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Discrimination based on race, color or national origin is prohibited for programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. Discrimination is a learned behavior , starting as early as infancy. It can also affect the environment.

Common Corporate Training Programs HR Managers Can Provide Online

eThink Education

Developing a robust corporate training program from the ground up likely presents unique challenges or requirements depending on your organization’s needs. Common Corporate Training Programs HR Managers Should Consider Shifting to an Online Environment.

State-specific sexual harassment training requirements (United States)

OpenSesame

Sexual harassment affects more than just the employees involved—it affects your entire organization. Besides causing emotional duress and decreased performance, lawsuits resulting from sexual harassment are stressful and expensive. Sexual harassment prevention training can help build awareness as well as provide guidelines on what to do when encountering these situations. Sexual harassment training requirements.

5 strategies to diminish sexual harassment and toxicity in mentoring

CLO Magazine

Mentoring, long touted as one of the key solutions to inequality at work, may be less appealing to both men and women these days. Prominent men are being publicly outed for sexual harassment, with the latest examples coming from French gaming company Ubisoft , U.S.-based

How Effective is Mandatory Harassment Training?

CLO Magazine

The landscape around harassment has changed more in the past six to eight months than I’ve seen it happen in 28 years of being in human resources,” said Amy Polefrone, president at HR Strategy Group. Considering that observation, the Stop Sexual Harassment in New York City Act seems timely. The bundle of seven bills would apply to employers of 15 or more across the city. Preventing Harassment or Preventing Litigation?

From bystander to upstander

CLO Magazine

We’ve changed the laws. We’ve mandated sexual harassment prevention training. Up until a couple years ago, anti-harassment training was usually organized in response to a specific incident or public moment. How these trainings work. In the moment.

Why is ADA Training Critical to Your Business?

KnowledgeCity

According to the U.S. Consequently, ADA training isn’t just about staying compliant. If you don’t have a disability that impacts you at work, while shopping, or when using other public facilities, you may not realize how difficult it is for those who do to navigate successfully in the day-to-day world. Reading through the actual ADA law passed in 1990 is an exercise in patience. Consequently, it’s hard to process the day-to-day benefits.

Training Isn't the Answer

The Performance Improvement Blog

Every day, it seems, another high profile case of sexual harassment comes to light. And then there are the many workplace complaints of sexual harassment that are no less harmful to women but, perpetrated by mid-level managers, don’t get the same attention as the one’s involving celebrities and CEOs. Clearly, sexual harassment and a hostile work environment are a pervasive problem. is not more training.

Diversity Is Learning’s Business

CLO Magazine

This is particularly true in the workplace. In 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, laying bare the scale of sexual harassment and abuse across the country, especially in the workplace. This mistrust is one of the reasons why diversity and inclusion has taken a new air of importance at work, yet many corporate learning and development functions have traditionally steered clear of the topic, leaving it to HR or a dedicated diversity function.

Videos to Improve the Effectiveness of Diversity Training

CommLab India

Is your organization embroiled in a lawsuit, despite rolling out diversity training? A Harvard study showed that diversity training has no positive effects on the average workforce, due to various reasons. This doesn’t mean all diversity training programs are a waste of money and time for organizations. Somewhere the effectiveness is being diluted. How can you bring THAT zing back to your diversity training?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

The What, Why & How Behind Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

We have seen this happening with GDPR and the changing rules it brought on cybersecurity. Adapting to the new compliance meant accepting and following new regulations, but at the same time failing to do so meant, well…falling behind. Just like in other types of compliance training, every employer and employee needs to be informed and well-educated about the new changes. What is Compliance Training? Why is Compliance Training Important?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace. For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. .

If Your Training Doesn’t Stick, You Need Microlearning

Learning Rebels

It’s a story old as time… There is a need to roll out companywide sensitivity training, food safety training, or sexual harassment training, everyone must participate and it must stick. Being the good L&D person you are, you put together a training program. You design the program with engaging interactions. You’ve double checked your information with the subject matter expert. Then the call comes.

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

This whitepaper assists you in understanding the pieces involved with the eLearning puzzle, from the basic requirements to the pros and cons of various options. While many larger companies have already transitioned into e-Learning and embrace it as a vital component of their overall training efforts, many mid-size and smaller companies have been waiting on the sidelines observing how the technology, methods, and costs evolve.

4 questions to ask before choosing discrimination and harassment training for your organization

OpenSesame

Organizations that can demonstrate a commitment to building a diverse and inclusive workplace have a competitive advantage in attracting top talent and strengthening relationships with customers, partners and vendors. As part of a comprehensive strategy, choosing the right compliance training program, one that focuses on behaviors, rather than laws, can be a cornerstone in improving workplace culture and recruiting and retention.

Compliance Training. The Essentials In Fostering Employee Participation

Interactive Services

In this post, we discuss how to organise compliance e-learning and foster employee participation in employee compliance training. If you are responsible for training in the workplace, read on for tips and timesaving suggestions. Understand the why. In many work environments, employee compliance training is an annual requirement. Providing access to quality, credible and widely respected training courses forms a major part of the solution.

What should be on your employee onboarding checklist

OpenSesame

The onboarding process is critical for company culture and employee engagement, but formulating the perfect employee onboarding checklist can be time-consuming and eat up company resources. Common Ground: Sexual Harassment and Abusive Conduct Prevention.

Improving Regulatory Compliance Training

KnowledgeCity

Corporate and regulatory compliance training is not the most exciting topics for employees. Sexual Harassment. Diversity and Inclusiveness. Ethics violations can also create turmoil within the organization and cause the loss of trust with customers and the public in general which can take a very long time to recover from. The key to effective compliance training is: Make it personal—use real-world scenarios and make it relatable.

How to Curb Workplace Harassment with Online Anti-harassment Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

Workplace harassment is a major issue today. Harassment creates a toxic environment for a business and can harm your reputation. Dealing with issues such as workplace bullying, sexual harassment, and other types of harassment is always challenging. It’s far preferable to prevent these incidents than to deal with them after the fact. Why You Need to Take Workplace Harassment Seriously. However, the problem goes far beyond the movie industry.

What You Can do to Combat Racism at Work

Avilar

But the death of George Floyd and the surrounding events compelled us to address racism at work. With the country once again in turmoil following (another) death of a Black man at the hand of a law enforcement officer, we are left with a multitude of emotions, urges, actions, and words. What we can speak to are two questions that keep coming up as we contemplate the many years of oppression and racism that led to this moment.

Training Virtual Teams: How to Manage It Effectively

ProProfs

Did you know that over 50 percent of employees across the world work outside their office headquarters for at least 2.5 Managing this growing breed of virtual teams training-wise can be challenging but not impossible. Effective employee management is a distinct trade for HR departments for a long time, and looking after the learning & development (L&D) needs of employees is a key part of it. 3 Main Areas of Virtual Teams Training. 1.Technology Training.

Compliance Training: Doing Something About the Least Popular Training on Earth

Allison Rossett

Compliance training satisfies few who experience it. Not only do we often fritter away this opportunity, I have come to believe that compliance training promotes cynicism about all of workplace learning. I convened a panel devoted to improving compliance training at the Corporate Learning Summit conference in Chicago. Meet the panel. I sought panelists who believe in enhanced compliance and regulatory training. What is in the document?

ILT To E-learning Conversion: Why It Works For Code of Conduct Training!

CommLab India

Do you think the Code of Conduct (CoC) training in your organization has taken a backseat? As known, compliance programs are full of legal jargon that your employees hardly relate to. But you can make them engaging by converting them to e-learning courses. These courses offer relevant training your employees can easily grasp and apply at their work. Once you roll out an e-learning course, your global workforce need not be brought under a roof to be trained.

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Your Employees Deserve Better Training in 2020

KnowledgeCity

Picture the following scenario: it’s early on a Friday morning and you usher your work team into the conference room for their quarterly group training activity. Meanwhile, your team members are probably thinking something along the lines of, “I wonder where I should go out to eat with my friends over the weekend…” Sound familiar? Luckily, there are ways to change up your employee training that can successfully engage your team.

Bullying at Work: EEOC Won’t Take It Anymore

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The term “workplace harassment” often conjures images of 1950s-style gender-based pestering where men made women feel uncomfortable and powerless through comments and touch that would not fly in today’s workplace – “Mad Men” style. The issue has become much wider than just gender though, and is recognized by the U.S. By its definition, harassment can include ethnic, racial, age, disability, color, religion, pregnancy, and gender-identity harassment.

In case of emergency: 5 compliance training topics you should start with

TalentLMS

Employee compliance training can feel a bit like an exercise in bureaucracy. Both companies and employees treat the subject like a necessary box to tick, but very few take the time to truly understand it. But the fact remains: compliance training is mandatory training for employees. It’s not just the financial and legal ramifications of noncompliance — although at an average of $14.82 Consider the following your cheat sheet.

Everything You Need to Know About Women Empowerment at Work

ProProfs

“Empowering women isn’t just the right thing to do—it’s the smart thing to do,” Barack Obama said once on International Women’s Day. Every time, when the International Women’s Day is around the corner, everybody becomes busy making it special for women in their sphere! Companies take this opportunity to identify the ‘sheroes’ (she who’s the hero) among their employees and celebrate their heroic personalities. Education and Training.