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Free Online Harassment Prevention Training Now Available for California Employers

Posted by Christy Kotowski on June 18, 2020 at 8:58 AM

California harassment trainingAs we previously shared, California employers with 5 or more employees are required to provide harassment prevention training to all employees no later than January 1, 2021. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently released its long-awaited, free online training for non-supervisory employees. This interactive training is one-hour in duration, optimized for mobile phones, accessible to people with disabilities, and available in Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Tagalog, Vietnamese, and Korean. The DFEH plans to release a two-hour supervisory training module in the coming months.

For more information about the training requirements, please consult the DFEH’s FAQs. If you would like to discuss specific questions relating to the training for your employees or other California employment law issues, please feel free to contact  Christy Kotowski at ckotowski@outsidegc.com or 510-748-0930. 

 

Christy Kotowski joined Outside GC's California team as Senior Counsel in 2019. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Christy handles a broad range of complex workplace issues at the federal, state and local levels. Previously, she worked as in-house employment counsel for several large companies, and started her legal career in the Silicon Valley office of Morrison & Foerster, one of California’s oldest and largest law firms. She can be reached at ckotowski@outsidegc.com or 510-748-0930.

 

Topics: Employment Law, California Fair Employment and Housing Act, California FEHA, harassment prevention training

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