It is important to know how employers and the law define bullying while on the job. The short article will help you understand the basics.
Sexual Harassment Training
A new bill passed in California requiring everyone in your company to have proper sexual harassment training by the end of 2019.
Sexual Harassment is a complex issue. This will help get you started understanding it.
Laws protecting employees from harassment in the workplace are strict. Companies must outline their policies regarding harassment, within their employee handbook. Kansas Statewide harassment laws prohibit job or salary advances, in exchange for sexual favors.
New Mexico extends their Sexual Harassment Policy to Include Stalking.
Arizona has specific state laws regarding sexual harassment, but local laws may also apply and may include companies with fewer than 15 employees.
A new California law goes into 2019, regarding expanding training to all employees, along with past bullying & Gender requirements.
The Illinois Legislative body has passed several bills in recent sessions that will certainly be approved by the governor. These laws are forthcoming as a result of an overwhelming number of court cases involving harassment-related charges.
Harassment issues are frequently about inappropriate conduct in the workplace, specifically, or from a fellow employee’s standpoint focusing on protected categories, such as , race, sex, or disability, gender. This conduct must be offensive and of a unwelcome nature.This negative behavior is required to be repetitive, not just fun type teasing, or a one time off colored joke.These forms of office behavior can also be viewed as offensive, but the key is frequency, especially after the harasser is asked to stop.
Employees have a right for a “zero tolerance environment”