New York state recently released a proposed model sexual harassment policy and a proposed model training program that can be used to comply with New York Labor Law Section 201-g, which requires that all employers either (i) use the model forms, or (ii) establish a policy and training program that meet the state’s minimum requirements.
What Steps Can an Employer Take to Prevent EEOC Charges?
You may already know that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), is an agency of the federal government, created by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), for purposes of interpreting and enforcing federal laws prohibiting discrimination. Federal laws prohibit an employer from discriminating against any applicant and/or employee based on race, color, religion,
Changes in the “Golden State” – Updates in California
Lots of changes this year in California. Here are just a couple of the major developments you should be aware of if you are running a business in California: San Francisco Amends Ban-the-Box Law On April 3, 2018, San Francisco amended its Fair Chance Ordinance. The amended ordinance, which will take effect on October 1,
He Said/She Said – Seven Steps to Investigating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
He Said/She Said – Seven Steps to Investigating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Sexual harassment has been at the forefront of our society the past year. As a business owner, it is important to understand how this sensitive subject can affect you and your business. Sexual harassment can occur in a variety of circumstances within