Sexual Harassment

Puerto Rico Labor Law Poster

Earlier this year, Governor Vazquez signed Law No. 9-2020, also known as the Working Women’s Bill of Rights. Unlike most laws, the Working Women’s Bill of Rights was enacted for informational purposes. The law centralizes a non-exhaustive compilation of rights already recognized in other Puerto Rico labor laws. The law does not create any new Read more

2020 Connecticut Sexual Harassment Peel 'N Post

During the 2019 legislative session, Connecticut Governor Lamont signed several acts affecting different labor laws in the state. Two of these acts (19-16 and 19-93) amend the Connecticut Human Rights Law, requiring employers with three or more employees to provide two hours of training and education concerning sexual harassment and remedies available to victims of Read more

California mandatory sexual harassment training deadline

Sexual Harassment Training Basics Employers may remember we blogged this summer about California’s new sexual harassment training requirements imposed by 2018 Senate Bill 1343.  The bill amended the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), requiring that every employer with five or more employees provide each of their employees with mandatory sexual harassment training and education.  Read more

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California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) makes sexual harassment in the workplace illegal. Under the law, employers have an affirmative duty to take reasonable steps to prevent harassment from occurring and to promptly correct harassing conduct.  In addition, employers are responsible for taking certain specified measures to ensure a workplace that is free from Read more

Delaware Labor Law Poster

The Delaware Department of Labor Division of Industrial Affairs has updated two mandatory workplace postings: the Minimum Wage and Employment Discrimination. Both postings are mandatory-to-post for employers operating in the state of Delaware. 2019 Minimum Wage On July 1, 2018, Delaware passed Senate Bill 170 that would raise the minimum wage from the current rate Read more

Recent news of sexual harassment wrongdoing by public figures and the #MeToo movement has heightened public and political interest in the prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace.  For more than a decade, California has made sexual harassment prevention a priority relying largely on its tough employee sexual harassment training requirements.   State and Federal Read more

Mandatory Updates to Delaware – New Poster Required

Employers in the state of Delaware are required to update their labor law posters to be in compliance with new state changes. The changes include an increase in the minimum wage rate and new sexual harassment protections in the workplace. During Delaware’s 2018 legislative session, SB 170 was enacted establishing two scheduled increases to the Read more

Sexual Harassment – What’s Going On in the Workplace Women are using the #MeToo campaign to speak up about the culture of sexual harassment that continues to aggrieve modern workplaces.  Despite legislative and social reforms over the past 40 years, workplace sexual harassment is still pervasive.  Employees endure workplace sexual harassment to protect their jobs Read more

Sexual Harassment is Illegal Poster

On August 29, 2018, Delaware Governor John Carney signed a bill expanding employer responsibility to prevent and correct sexual harassment in the workplace. HB 360 explicitly defines prohibited sexual harassment in the context of employment, provides information on when an employer is considered responsible for prohibited conduct by an employee or supervisors, and requires employers Read more