Check, Please! New Sexual Harassment training requirements for Bars & Restaurants in Illinois

Read time: 10 minutes   Beginning January 1, 2020, bars and restaurants operating in Illinois will be required to comply with new requirements and responsibilities.  These requirements are part of the over-arching SB 75, signed in 2019 by Governor Pritzker. Every bar and restaurant must have a sexual harassment policy Every bar and restaurant must…

California gets Serious about Human Trafficking Training

California continues its trend of championing social justice issues by making human trafficking training a legal requirement for employees in certain industries.  The Golden State’s convenient access to international borders often leads to forced labor, commercial sex and other forms of exploitation. Two new California laws are designed to increase awareness and reporting and target…

Sexual Harassment Investigation Procedure: Just the Facts

Sexual harassment investigation procedure includes policies related to the proper handling of sexual harassment complaints, investigating sexual harassment claims, and evaluating appropriate disciplinary measures when it has been determined there are violations.  My ability to conduct sexual harassment training comes from twelve years of experience conducting workplace investigations.  This includes complaints of sexual harassment, hostile work…