Tag: Harassment

CalChamber #RespectWorks Campaign Continues to Build Support for Harassment-Free Workplaces

A new HR tip posted online this week as part of the CalChamber #RespectWorks campaign underscores the importance of preventing harassment in the workplace. The...

New Podcast: Men and #MeToo Movement

The latest episode of CalChamber’s The Workplace podcast focuses on men and the #MeToo movement. As more publicity is being given to instances of...

New Podcast: Men and #MeToo Movement

The latest episode of CalChamber’s The Workplace podcast focuses on men and the #MeToo movement. As more publicity is being given to instances of...

New White Paper: California Required Harassment Prevention Training FAQs

Most California employers have heard the news that California employers with five or more employees located anywhere must now provide sexual harassment prevention training to all employees— not...

Capitol Insider – Here We Go Again

Deja vu? Actually, yes. With Governor Brown’s departure and Gavin Newsom’s inauguration on January 7th, we expect numerous instances of bills being...

Agency Proceeds with Regulatory Amendments, Despite Employer Concerns

Despite concerns raised by a California Chamber of Commerce-led coalition that proposed regulations regarding harassment and discrimination prevention and training will cause legal inconsistencies,...
Capitol Insider

Sincerely, the Legislature

All I can say is, what a year! It was filled with twists and turns that no one was really expecting. In the ever...
Capitol Insider

No Protection of a Harassment Victim’s Identity if a Public Official Is Involved

As noted in several prior blogs, the #Metoo movement has been a primary focus of the Legislature this year.  The Legislature held multiple informational...

#MeToo, But Maybe Not For You

Preventing sexual harassment and protecting victims has been a high priority for the Legislature – fallout from the #MeToo movement sweeping politics, the media...

Job Killer Update: Employment-Related Bill Amended and Removed from List

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill dealing with harassment and discrimination claims has been removed from the job killer list. SB 1300 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara)...

Governor Signs CalChamber-Sponsored Bill Protecting Victims/ Employers from Serial Harassers

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday signed a California Chamber of Commerce-sponsored job creator bill that protects sexual harassment victims and employers from being...

Assembly Judiciary Passes Two CalChamber-Opposed Employment Bills

California Chamber of Commerce policy advocates yesterday highlighted for the Assembly Judiciary Committee problems with two employment-related bills. Even so, the committee approved, 7-3,...

State to Survey Employers on Anti-Harassment, Diversity Policies

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently announced that it will survey California employers by telephone to ask about their anti-harassment...

Capitol Coffee Break: Outrageous Office Parties

The office party has long been a potential powder keg. Add a relaxed and celebratory atmosphere to an open bar, music and dancing at...