Resources to help your organization prevent harassment and discrimination

CALIFORNIA ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING REQUIREMENTS (SB 1343)

This is your updated summary of the California anti-harassment training requirements (SB 1343). Click here for a full FAQ of all state and regional anti-harassment...
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SEXUAL HARASSMENT: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

One of the biggest challenges facing employers in their efforts to comply with anti-harassment mandates is managing which employees need to be trained and when...
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NEW JERSEY CONSIDERS ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYERS

New Jersey Considers Anti-Harassment Training Requirements for Employers By Jill Albrecht Weimer, Esq. On February 18, 2020...
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NEW REQUIREMENTS AND CLARIFICATION FOR ILLINOIS EMPLOYERS ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT

On January 31,2020 the Illinois Deparment of human Rights (IDHR) provided guidance to Illinois employers required to implement the sexual harassment prevention measures mandated...
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NEW FOR 2020: NEW YORK AND NEW YORK CITY PUBLISH FURTHER GUIDANCE AND REQUIREMENTS

Since enacting workplace harassment prevention measures imposed on employers in 2018, New York has been at the forefront of anti-harassment in the workplace initiatives, adding...
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ALERT! CONNECTICUT SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING GUIDANCE RELEASED

As of October 1, 2020, in accordance with the state’s Time’s Up Act, employers of all sizes in Connecticut must provide sexual harassment training to...


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5 REASONS TO SWITCH YOUR TITLE IX COMPLIANCE TRAINING VENDOR

Should you stay with your current Title IX compliance training vendor? Or is it time to switch? It’s a question hundreds of campuses will face...
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QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE FOR ANTI-HARASSMENT MANDATES

Updated February 23, 2020 Impactly has designed this quick reference guide to summarize current and pending anti-harassment mandates. It includes a list...
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ILLINOIS ENACTS #METOO LAW REQUIRING ALL EMPLOYEES TO BE TRAINED ON HARASSMENT PREVENTION

Updated article with new provisions and clarification on the Illinois compliance requirements, here...
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“TIME’S UP” BECOMES LAW IN CONNECTICUT, EXPANDING THE STATE’S HARASSMENT TRAINING

Connecticut expanded its harassment prevention law in June 2019 related to training, workplace postings, and available damages. Many of the new requirements go into effect...
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IT’S TIME TO PUT EMPLOYEES (NOT MANAGERS) AT THE CENTER OF YOUR HARASSMENT PREVENTION STRATEGY

In partnership with ThinkHR, Impactly recently conducted a national HR survey to measure the extent to which U.S. employers are adopting EEOC best practices to...
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WASHINGTON STATE ENACTS NEW SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING MANDATES

On May 13, 2019, Washington state enacted SB 5258, a new law regarding sexual harassment training in certain industries. The law takes effect January 1, 2020 and applies to...
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D.C. ENACTS MANDATORY SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING, POLICY AND RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYERS WITH TIPPED EMPLOYEES

In 2018, District of Columbia Council enacted the Tipped Wage Workers Fairness Amendment Act of 2018 B 913 (the Act). The act took effect on...
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NOTICE, POSTER, RECORDKEEPING AND ENFORCEMENT CHART

Alaska.- The Alaska Human Rights Commission publishes a sexual harassment poster describing unlawful workplace sexual harassment and providing information on how to file a complaint. However, this poster is not mandatory. California The FEHA requires all employers to...
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ANTI-HARASSMENT POLICY BANK (STATE POLICY TEMPLATES)

These templates are not intended to apply to any particular employer or to provide legal advice or opinion. Such advice may only be given when related to specific policies and specific fact situations. In no circumstances should any policy be adopted and issued to employees before the final draft has been...
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ANTI-HARASSMENT POLICY REQUIREMENTS BY STATE

As states and cities respond to #MeToo by requiring employers to provide mandatory employee training on anti-harassment, many of these new laws also require employers to enact and distribute detailed policies on anti-harassment. Like the training requirements, each state imposes its own essential terms...
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20 QUESTIONS: COMPLYING WITH CALIFORNIA ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

Question: How does California define “employee” for compliance with this mandate? Answer: “Employees” includes full-time, part-time, and temporary employees, including unpaid interns and volunteers, as...
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WHAT’S THE BEST ONLINE ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING?

Finding the best online anti-harassment training vendor will depend on a few criteria. To determine the best training for your organization, we recommend downloading our 2019 Online Compliance Training Vendor Guide. With so many new anti-harassment training ...
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HOW OFTEN DO WE NEED TO TRAIN ON ANTI-HARASSMENT?

Training requirements vary by state. New York, California and Maine have different frequency requirements. Click here for a complete summary of anti-harassment training requirements and...
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20 ANSWERS TO COMMON ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING QUESTIONS

We’ve collected a representative sample of the most commonly asked questions regarding Anti-Harassment training and we distilled those questions into a top 20 list. The...
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WHICH STATES REQUIRE HARASSMENT TRAINING?

As of April 2019, the following states require anti-harassment training: California, New York State, New York City, Delaware, Connecticut, Maine, Washington, D.C....
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HOW TO IMPLEMENT AN EFFECTIVE ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING PLAN

Welcome! This is your 2019 Complete Guide to Anti-harassment Training. The following information is designed to help you more efficiently assess your options in implementing an anti-harassment training program in your organization. Whether you have...
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NEW YORK CITY ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

This is your updated summary of the New York City anti-harassment training requirements. Click here for a full FAQ of all state and regional anti-harassment training mandates. When was the New York City training deadline? Effective April 1, 2019...
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ONLINE OR IN-PERSON ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING?

There are many considerations when deciding whether online or in-person anti-harassment training is right for your organization. While not an exhaustive list, here’s our top 7 list of reasons an organization should go with online training v. in-person..
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FREE NEW YORK CITY ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING

Free New York City Anti-Harassment Training On May 9, 2018, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act. On April 1, 2019, the law went into effect. On...
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MAKING THE CASE FOR WORKPLACE CLIMATE SURVEYS

Most employers will make significant investments in harassment and discrimination prevention in 2019. From updated training content and policies, to new incident reporting...
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IS YOUR HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING WORKING?

*This article was first published by ThinkHR on March 5th, 2019. Thanks to new training mandates in California, New York and Delaware, more employees will...
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NOW WHAT: USING CLIMATE SURVEY RESULTS TO IMPROVE COMPANY CULTURE

You completed your climate survey. You got your results. They weren’t great. Now what? By conducting a climate survey, you made an implicit commitment to your employees to do something with the data. So the one thing you can’t do now is nothing. You have to take steps to address the issues identified. If you fail to...
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PRESS RELEASE: IMPACTLY® LAUNCHES FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND WORKPLACE CLIMATE SURVEY TO HELP EMPLOYERS IDENTIFY, RESOLVE UNREPORTED HARASSMENT

Impactly will invite 200 companies and universities to use its platform at no cost through 2019. – San Francisco, CA – Impactly, the employee engagement platform ...
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IMPACTLY SURVEY QUESTIONS

In 2018, Impactly brought together a team of experts (“Methodology Advisors”) from the fields of law, organizational psychology, prevention, education, and tech to address harassment prevention both effectively and at scale. Through this collaboration, the Impactly Methodology and Workplace Climate Survey were developed. As a starting place, the Impactly...
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GETTING READY FOR YOUR WORKPLACE CLIMATE SURVEY

While the administration of your Workplace Climate Survey with Impactly is relatively simple, it’s going to send a strong and important signal to your workforce. Your...
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WHY IMPLEMENT A WORKPLACE CLIMATE SURVEY

Beyond the millions of dollars U.S. employers spend on defending harassment claims, training employees, and revising policies, the impact of harassment on employee morale, productivity...
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IN-PERSON ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING PROVIDERS: LAW FIRMS

Finding an in-person anti-harassment training provider can be difficult. This article can help. The best way to increase the likelihood of success in finding a...
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HOW TO GET BUDGET FOR (GOOD) HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING

I get it. Your company is both committed to harassment prevention and tightening the budgetary belt. Your CEO wants to meet and...
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FREE NEW YORK ONLINE ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING

Every employer in New York State is required to provide employees with sexual harassment prevention training. You can find an overview...
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2019 ONLINE COMPLIANCE TRAINING VENDOR COMPARISON GUIDE

So you’ve been tasked with evaluating online compliance training vendors. Now what? Get started by reviewing Impactly’s side-by-side...
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THE RISE OF THE WORKPLACE CLIMATE SURVEY

Thanks to new legislation in California, New York and Delaware, more employers will train on sexual harassment & discrimination prevention in 2019 than ever before Previous legislation in California, Connecticut and Maine focused...
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10 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR EMPLOYEES ABOUT HARASSMENT & DISCRIMINATION

So you’re going to train all of your employees on harassment & discrimination prevention in 2019. That’s great news. For most employers, we’re seeing a...
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HOW IMPACTLY MEASURES THE IMPACT OF HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING

Millions of employees sit through harassment prevention training annually, yet very few employers have any idea if their training is working...
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HARASSMENT PREVENTION COMPLIANCE ASSESSMENT

Welcome to Impactly's Harassment Prevention Compliance Assessment The following is a set of questions assembled by attorneys and compliance experts to help map your specific harassment prevention...
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BUILD V. BUY: HOW TO DETERMINE YOUR BEST APPROACH TO HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING

For many employers, especially multi-state employers, the question of build v. buy for harassment prevention training is worth revisiting in 2019. If you’ve been in in “build”...
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IN-PERSON, VIRTUAL, SELF-PACED, OFF-THE-SHELF, CUSTOM: WHAT’S YOUR BEST METHOD FOR DELIVERING HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING

What’s your best method for delivering harassment prevention training If you’re going to seek vendor/partner support in...
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FAQ: NEW ANTI-HARASSMENT COMPLIANCE TRAINING MANDATES

Updated April 4, 2021 Which states have sexual harassment training requirements? California, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Illinois, New York State, New York City, Washington State and...
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