Employers Required to Conduct Anti-Harassment Training Under New “#MeToo Laws”

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A breaking news segment from Employment Law This Week® featuring attorney Susan Gross Sholinsky, Member of the Firm:

On October 1, New York State released final guidance and updated materials in connection with the state’s newly enacted laws concerning sexual harassment measures that mandate enhanced policies as well as training for all employees. New York’s new sexual harassment laws will take effect on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, and mandate that employers must complete compliant training for all current employees no later than October 9, 2019. Employers also must provide such training for all new hires within a reasonable time of their hire dates. Meeting these deadlines to provide and complete compliant training should now be top of mind for all employers.

The New York guidance came the day after California Governor Jerry Brown signed four new #MeToo-inspired laws.

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