Harassment Prevention is more than just the Training
SB 1343 requires 1 hour of employee training every two years for employers with 5 or more employees
Even if you are below the required threshhold for mandatory training, complying with SB 1343 provides support that you take harassment prevention seriously!
What is SB 1343 and why should I be concerned?
As a result of the #MeToo movement, The California Legislature passed SB 1343, requiring employers with five or more employees to provide Sexual Harassment and Abusive Conduct Prevention training for nonsupervisory employees every two years. In addition, the requirement for two hour training for Supervisory employees has also been lowered from fifty employees to 5.
what you need to know . . .
Training is required as follows :
Supervisors - two hour Supervisor Harassment Prevention Training required within six months of hire and every two years thereafter
Non-Supervisors - one hour Harassment Prevention Training within 30 calendar days of hire or before completing 100 hours of work, whichever is sooner
Training requirement for seasonal workers and temporary employees begins January 1, 2020. New employee and promoted employee training requirements must be completed by January 1, 2021
Out-of-state employees and Interns must complete training. It is recommended that contractors also follow training requirements
And there's more . . .