Bystander Intervention Training – Introducing a New Component to Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Government agencies have recently began requiring employers to provide Bystander Intervention Training as a method of preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. This enforced training component will not only meet legally required provisions for states such as New York and Connecticut (also a highly encouraged, but not required component of California AB 1825 training), but…

Unconscious Bias Training Eliminates Hidden Prejudices

Unconscious biases are prejudices triggered by the brain to automatically assess people and situations based on personal background, cultural upbringing, and life experiences. Examples of such prejudice would include casting unknowingly judgement on others as a result of their skin color, gender, age, height, weight, introversion versus extroversion, marital and parental status, disability status, foreign…

Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act – 2018 New York Sexual Harassment Training Requirements

New York State and New York City have updated New York’s sexual harassment training requirements and become the most current state to enhance their sexual harassment laws, the #MeToo movement is definitely affecting more than just Hollywood. New York is moving closer to California with their overhaul of employment laws. In mid-April 2018, New York’s…

Boost for Janitors as Historic Law is Passed

On September 15th, 2016 California Governor Jerry Brown  signed into law a bill that established protection against harassment and sexual violence for custodial staff in the workplace. With janitors staging a hunger strike outside the state Capitol to support the bill that would increase workplace protection against sexual harassment and sexual assault, Gov. Jerry Brown…