Governor Brown Signs SB 1343 Expanding Sexual Harassment Training Obligations
On September 30, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 1343, which lowers the number of employees a company must have to trigger mandatory sexual harassment training.
SB 1343 takes effect on January 1, 2020. Any California employer with 5 or more employees will be required to provide mandatory sexual harassment training to all employees both supervisory and non-supervisory employees, as well as temporary and seasonal workers..
Currently, any California employer with 50 or more employees is required to provide at least 2 hours of sexual harassment training to all supervisory employees within 6 months of assuming the supervisory position. After the initial training, employees are required to have updated sexual harassment training once every 2 years.
Please contact HR Advisors for more information about our Sexual Harassment Training Program.