New Harassment Training Rules Take Hold In Calif.

Law360, New York (August 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- California has stepped up its efforts to prevent sexual harassment from occurring in the workplace with its latest regulations requiring any U.S. firm with 50 or more workers to provide mandatory sexual harassment training to their supervisors in the state.

Many of the state’s employment lawyers believe the regulations, which took effect Friday, will play a key role in curbing lawsuits against employers and dispelling myths about sexual harassment.

Significantly, the rules do not only apply to California employers with supervisors in the state, but also...
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