Posts tagged with ‘FEHA’

  • New California Requirements for Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and New Mandatory Poster

    By SHLC on November 29, 2017
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    The protections afforded to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender non-conforming individuals are increasing both at the state and federal level.  In October 2017, Governor Brown signed SB 396, which requires California employers to include training on gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation as part of its legally-mandated harassment prevention training.  On November 16, 2017, the Equal Employment Opportunity […]
  • DFEH Issues New Guidance on Workplace Harassment for California Employers

    By SHLC on June 2, 2017
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    The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) imposes an affirmative duty on employers to take all reasonable steps to prevent and correct discriminatory and harassing conduct in the workplace. FEHA regulations were amended effective April 1, 2016 that changed and added certain employer obligations. Last month, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (“DFEH”) released a “Workplace Harassment […]
  • New FEHA Regulations Effective April 1, 2016

    By SHLC on April 8, 2016
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    The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (“DFEH”) has amended many of its anti-discrimination and anti-harassment regulations effective April 1, 2016. To begin, the regulations expand the definition of employer by including out-of-state employees in the five employee threshold that triggers application of the regulations. For example, a Nevada company with a small satellite office of three employees in […]