Tag Archives: Sexual Harassment

CA Sexual Harassment SB 1343 Training Mandatory in 2019 Sexual harassment training became mandatory for all employers in California with at least 5 employees after former governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1343 into law last year. SB 1343 went into effect on January 1st, 2019 and employers have until January 1st, 2020 to provide proof that they have complied with all of the […] continue reading this post


California Companies Pay Millions in Sexual Harassment Settlements Two large California Companies have been hit hard by sexual harassment lawsuits this year. Irvine-based call center giant, Alorica Inc., agreed to pay $3.5 million dollars and Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay agreed to pay $850,000 in recent settlement cases brought on by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Earlier this year, Alorica […] continue reading this post


The prevention of workplace harassment for nonprofit organizations is a popular topic amongst organizations today. The fall-out for nonprofit organizations is greater than for-profit organizations if harassment takes place. Even what may seem like a minor incident can result in a nonprofit organization losing major donor dollars, constituent support and valuable employees, as well as […] continue reading this post


image As part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII prohibits employers from discriminating against employees “based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin.” While most of these characteristics are straightforward, one in particular is often left open to interpretation. Over the years, U.S. circuit and federal courts have expanded the definition of […] continue reading this post


image California employers may not like what they see during the state’s 2018 legislative session. Now that the deadline for introducing new bills has passed, we can see what has been submitted, and get an idea of where this year’s focus will be. Once again, it appears the focus is on imposing new requirements or obligations […] continue reading this post