On or before January 1, 2019, all New York State employers must see that their employees have completed interactive training in sexual harassment. In addition, employers are now required to disseminate their NYS compliant sexual harassment policies to all employees along with a pro forma complaint.  Contact Noreen today for information about the new laws and to insure compliance by your organization.

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US Supreme Court Extends Title VII Protections Against Sex Discrimination to Members of the LGBTQ Community

Under New York State Law, members of the LGBTQ community have long been protected against discrimination in the workplace in the basis of sex. Finally, on June 15, 2020 the United States Supreme Court extended the prohibitions against discrimination in the workplace to members of the LGBTQ community under Title VII of the federal law. 

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New Legislation in NY Requires Annual Interactive Sex Harassment Training

New York State has adopted new sexual harassment guidelines for all employers which mandates that all employers establish and disseminate sexual harassment policies, anti-retaliation policies, and pro forma complaints to all employees. Additionally, the law now requires annual interactive sexual harassment training beginning which must also be provided to all employees within 90 days of hiring.Noreen DeWire Grimmick can provide the necessary training and guidance to assure compliance with these [...]