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What Are California’s New Requirements for Sexual Harassment Training?

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As Governor Jerry Brown prepares to exit office, he has signed numerous bills into law, changing the way California handles sexual harassment. One of those changes includes a significant expansion of the sexual harassment training employers must provide for their employees. Here is a rundown of those changes, and how companies must fulfill these requirements. … Continue reading

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Will the #GoogleWalkout Change How Tech Companies Handle Harassment Claims?

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In October 2018, The New York Times broke news that angered many people in the tech industry. After resigning due to allegations of sexual misconduct, Andy Rubin—co-creator of the Android operating system—was paid a $90 million exit package. Though Google found the accusations to be credible, the company still paid Rubin, and he wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Changes in California Workplace Sexual Harassment Law

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Our blog two weeks ago discussed how you can spot workplace sexual harassment. However, you should also be aware that California enacted several new laws that can protect workers who are experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace. The following bills were recently signed by Governor Jerry Brown: SB 1343: Workplace Sexual Harassment Training Gets a … Continue reading

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Five Possible Warning Signs of Workplace Sexual Harassment

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The #MeToo movement has become a national movement that has brought attention to sexual assault and sexual harassment. Instances of harassment or assault can occur just about anywhere—especially the workplace. In fact, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports that it has received a 12 percent increase in sexual harassment claims since last year. If … Continue reading

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