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There is no excuse for not knowing about changes to sexual harassment laws!

Recently, Delaware House Bill 360 was put into practice and requires that employers who have 50 or more employees provide sexual harassment training to all employees every other year.  

Know and share the laws with your employees!   
•    Confirm you have distributed the “Delaware Sexual Harassment Notice” to all employees.
•    Post the notice in an area where all employees of Delaware can see it in the workplace.
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Don’t let your company become a headline for the wrong reasons.

After George Floyd, the #metoo movement, and other social justice wrongdoings made headlines recently, it has given a platform for more populations to feel empowered and to come forward to make their voices heard.  

One such voice came from Brienne Allan, a production manager at Notch Brewing in Salem, Massachusetts.   In an industry where only 7.5 percent of employees are women, she was the minority.   She expressed her frustration about sexist comments directed...

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Too Small for HR - Types of Harassment




What are the three main areas of harassment?

There are three main areas of harassment: verbal, physical, and visual. Verbal harassment epithets, derogatory comments, or slurs. Physical harassment entails unwanted touching, rubbing against someone, assault, and physical interference with movement or work. Also, examples of visual harassment are derogatory cartoons, drawings or posters, lewd gestures, or leering.

All of these types of harassment are inappropriate and sexual...

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Delaware Sexual Harassment Prevention Law Requires Interactive Training


Just as California, Connecticut, New York, New York City, Illinois, Maine, and Washington, Delaware’s HB 360 was enacted partly in response to the #MeToo movement. HB 360 applies to all Delaware employers with four or more employees. It includes not only private employers, but HB 360 broadens protections for Delaware workers against sexual harassment. Specific types of workers mentioned in the law include state employees, unpaid interns, applicants, joint employees,...

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Tuesday - Too Small for HR - California employers, have 5 or more employees? Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training is the law


SB 1343 requires California employers with five or more employees provide one-hour sexual harassment training by January 1, 2021. That includes independent contractors and part-time/temporary employees. Supervisors must receive at least two hours of training. Employers are required to adopt and deliver written sexual harassment prevention policies.

Employers must comply with this law. If they don’t and lose a sexual harassment lawsuit, the court can award greater penalties. TAP Series’...

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