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. The Changes in California Sexual Harassment Training According to California law, companies that employ at least 50 employees must provide sexual harassment prevention training to all employees every two years. This training includes both supervisors and non-supervising employees. However, this is slated to change soon. Starting on January 1, 2020, this training requirement will also extend to businesses with five or more employees. The bill requires at least two hours of training for all supervisory employees and at least one hour of training for non-supervisory workers. Employers must also provide this training every two years….
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