Is Your Sexual Harassment Training Designed to Drive a Culture of Change?

“Many of us want to be heard, very few of us want to be identified, but all of us want this culture to change.” – Anne Montgomery The quotation above comes from a former intern to Jeff Kruse, the Oregon State Senator who resigned in 2018 after allegations of sexual misconduct made against him were...

Unpacking New York Anti-Sexual Harassment Training Needs

“While the federal government repeatedly ignores the voices of women speaking out against the scourge of sexual violence, in New York, we are taking action,” Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, said. On April 12, 2018, Governor Cuomo signed into law the FY 2019 New York State Budget, which included important sexual harassment standards for all...

Training guide NY and CA Sexual Harassment eLearning Checklist

Sexual harassment prevention is essential for your organization. Not only does it ensure that every employee feels safe and comfortable, but in many instances, it enables you to remain legally compliant with your state’s laws. Many states outline specific rules concerning the provision of sexual harassment training in the workplace. This training will inform your...

What You Need to Know About SB1343, California’s New Harassment Training Requirements

Sexual Harassment prevention training isn’t new to employers in California, but the number of employers and employees impacted by such training initiatives has grown. Shortly after New York passed legislation requiring that all employees receive annual sexual harassment prevention training, California set about expanding on the previous requirements set forth by AB1825. Is Your Company Impacted...

Sexual Harassment: What’s Next?

Recent sexual assault scandals have rocked the U.S. and the world. High-profile media and entertainment celebrities have been forced to step down from their lofty perches in light of widespread sexual harassment allegations. The behavior of candidates for the highest offices in the land has been scrutinized, placing their candidacy at serious risk. For decades,...

Are You Ready for California’s New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements?

From Hollywood to Silicon Valley, California companies have frequently made headlines for incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault. But the culture of “boys will be boys”, prevalent in tech companies and the entertainment industry, is being challenged on a number of fronts. The toxic culture which has been tolerated, and even facilitated, in these...

California Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Updates

With new sexual harassment training requirements launching in the US, HR and learning professionals are looking for guidance on who needs to be trained and how to meet the requirements with their sexual harassment training program. In this brochure, Interactive Services walks through the evolving state-specific legislation and what it means for your learners.  ...

New York Tackles Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Guidelines for Training Your Workforce

With the #MeToo movement taking the world by storm and shaking up Hollywood, corporate, and university cultures, the challenge for organizations is how to make sexual harassment in the workplace a thing of the past. But how, exactly? But some states, like New York, are leading the charge by passing a number of new anti-harassment...

Sexual Harassment Training for Different Workplaces and Industries

One of the key responsibilities a compliance officer has is to maintain a workplace free from sexual harassment. Not only does this unethical behavior lead to low employee morale and reduced productivity, but it can also result in lawsuits and hefty penalties if it is shown that the company in question has not taken the...

Sexual Harassment Training: It’s Not Just About the CEO

It seems like a new sexual harassment scandal hits the news every day now. We see the moral high ground crumble beneath CEOs, high-profile politicians, and Hollywood icons on a regular basis. At the same time, we get a sense of the entrenchment and persistence of harassment via the #metoo movement. According to a survey...