Sexual harassment prevention online program
The information below summarizes the requirements of sexual harassment training for those states where such training is mandatory or encouraged by state law.
If a state is not listed, then that state does not have a law requiring state sexual harassment training.
The training must also address the remedies available to victims of sexual harassment, and must include practical examples illustrating sexual harassment. Further details can be found here: Laws_Sex Colorado encourages employers to take all “steps necessary to prevent sexual harassment from occurring, such as affirmatively raising the subject, expressing strong disapproval, developing appropriate sanctions, informing employees of their right to raise and how to raise the issue of harassment under the Act, and developing methods to sensitize all concerned.” All employers with 50 or more employees. Additional training every three years is encouraged, but not required by law.
In general, the training must address state and federal laws prohibiting sexual harassment, the definitions of sexual harassment, types of conduct that may constitute harassment, the remedies available to victims of sexual harassment, penalties to which harassers are subject, and strategies for preventing sexual harassment. Public employers must provide three hours of diversity training to supervisors and non-supervisors.
Nevada requires all state employees to take a certified class on sexual harassment within six months of their appointment, and to attend a refresher course every two years thereafter. New Mexico requires that primary and secondary schools provide sexual harassment education to all licensed school personnel at least once a year by attending periodic training or reviewing sexual harassment literature.
New Jersey does not have a statutory requirement regarding sexual harassment training. The Ohio Administrative Code states “prevention is the best tool for the elimination of sexual harassment.
Training is also required by all public employers regardless of the number of employees. Supervisors must receive two hours of training every two years.
All public and private employers with 15 or more employees. The training must be conducted within one year of the commencement of employment.
Generally, the training must encompass the definition, and illegality, of sexual harassment under state and federal laws, samples of sexual harassment, the employer’s complaint process, legal recourse and complaint process, and the protection against retaliation.
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