Susan Gross Sholinsky, Member of the Firm, and Ann Knuckles Mahoney, Associate, in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, co-authored an article in TLNT, titled “If You Do Any Work in NY State, You Must Train Employees About Sexual Harassment.”

Following is an excerpt:

New York employers and those out-of-state organizations who just sometimes have employees working in the Empire State have until October 9 to provide New York’s new mandatory sexual harassment training.

The law requires both employers based in New York and those based elsewhere if they have employees who do any work at all in the state to provide specific, interactive sexual harassment prevention training to all employees. Unlike a similar New York City law that applies to employers with 15 or more employees, the state’s mandate applies to New York employers of all sizes.

This article details the state’s training requirements, explains what New York employers can do to prepare for the impending deadline, and notes the consequences of noncompliance.

Jump to Page

Privacy Preference Center

When you visit any website, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience. Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change our default settings. However, blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.