Give your staff the knowledge to identify and prevent sexual harassment. Meets New York State and NYC laws.
Preventing Sexual Harassment for Employees – New York
Preventing Sexual Harassment for Employees – New York Training
Sexual harassment is a pervasive and persistent problem in our society and in our workplaces. It’s being talked about more than ever before as more people are coming forward and sharing their stories of being sexually harassed. In the wake of the #MeToo movement and the resulting nationwide conversation about sexual harassment, the State of New York and the City of New York passed legislation requiring employers to step up and do more to prevent sexual harassment.
Who has to be trained and how often do employees have to be trained?
The NYC Act only covers employers with 15 or more employees working in New York City however, the training requirement under the NYS Law applies to all employers working in New York, regardless of employer size. The NYS Law requires all employees working in New York State, including supervisors and managerial employees to be trained. Each covered employee must be trained annually. The New York City Act makes training mandatory for all employees employed within New York City for more than 80 hours in a calendar year, as well as temporary employees who are engaged for more than 90 days.
This course meets the New York State and New York City training requirements.
This course provides employees an awareness of the New York laws and issues relating to sexual harassment in the workplace. Through scenarios, text and audio, it details the actions and responsibilities employees have to understand their rights and responsibilities when it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace. How to recognize and report sexual harassment when it happens to them or others, bystander intervention training and how to contact the appropriate agencies when it happens to them.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
- Understand your rights and responsibilities when it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace.
- Recognize sexually harassing behaviors happening to you or others and report it internally.
- Recall and use strategies to prevent sexual harassment.
- Contact the appropriate Federal, New York State and New York City agencies to report sexual harassment happening to you.
- Introduction and Objectives
- Defining Sexual Harassment
- What the Law Says
- Reporting Sexual Harassment
- Preventing Sexual Harassment
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