The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights released a proposed rule updating and clarifying requirements that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability in programs receiving financial assistance from the department, including health care.
California law requires employers to provide one hour of sexual harassment prevention training to staff by Jan. 1, 2021. In May, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing distributed its online training program as an option for employers to use. Other employers developed their own training.
Last week, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing issued frequently asked questions to assist employers in complying with a new law on pay data (government code 12999/Senate Bill 973) that takes effect on Jan. 1, 2021, and requires reporting no later than March 31, 2021.
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has finalized its free anti-sexual harassment training for non-supervisory employees. The online training can be used to meet the requirement that, by Jan. 1, 2021, employers with five or more employees must provide at least one hour of classroom or other effective interactive training and education regarding sexual harassment prevention to all non-supervisory employees in California.
CHA’s Human Resources Conference: Bringing Order to Chaos, March 23-24 in Pasadena, will feature a session on addressing unconscious bias in the workplace, including how it affects patient care and professional relationships. Beginning this year, a single conference replaces CHA’s former employee safety/workers’ compensation seminar and its labor and employment seminar, combining both into a one-and-a-half-day event.
Beginning this year, a single Human Resources Conference replaces CHA’s former employee safety/workers’ compensation seminar and its labor and employment seminar, combining both into a one-and-a-half-day event. Register now for CHA’s only human resources-focused educational program of 2020, to be held March 23-24 in Pasadena.
The Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has updated its FAQs to reflect a new law — Senate Bill 778 (2019) — that extends the deadline for complying with new anti-harassment training requirements from Jan. 1, 2020, to Jan. 1, 2021.
Registration is now open for CHA’s members-only Human Resources Conference: Bringing Order to Chaos conference in Pasadena March 23-24, combining CHA’s annual Employee Safety and Workers Compensation seminar and its Labor and Employment seminar.
A bill extending the deadline for providing sexual harassment prevention training to Dec. 31, 2020 — Senate Bill (SB) 778 (Committee on Labor, Public Employment and Retirement) — was signed into law by the Governor last week. The new law also allows employers who have provided anti-harassment training to either supervisory or non-supervisory employees between Jan. 1, 2019, and Dec. 31, 2020, to maintain their existing bi-annual training schedule.
A bill that would extend the deadline for providing sexual harassment prevention training to Dec. 31, 2020 — Senate Bill (SB) 778 (Committee on Labor, Public Employment and Retirement) — passed the Assembly Floor earlier this week on a unanimous vote and has been sent to the Governor for action. He has until Oct. 13 to either sign or veto it.