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Harassment Prevention: It's All Fun and Games . . . Until It's Not

Workplace anti-harassment training can be summarized with the title of this post. The fact that an employee laughs at an inappropriate joke is not a legal defense to a later claim at harassment. Nor is an employee's failure to object to inappropriate workplace conduct. One employer recently learned...

The “Dirty Dozen”: Top 12 Employer Harassment Mistakes

According to statistics collected by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , harassment charges have stayed relatively stable over the past three years, and the number of “cause” determinations has actually declined. ( Yay! ) Yet employers should still be concerned because the monetary...

California Expands Mandated Sexual Harassment Training to Include Workplace Bullying

Since 2005, California has required employers with 50 or more employees to conduct sexual harassment training of supervisors within 6 months of assuming a supervisory position and biennially thereafter. Last week, Governor Brown signed AB 2053 into law, expanding the mandated content of this training...