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Harassment prevention training gets a boost from state mandates

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BUSINESS INSURANCE, October 8, 2019 – Upcoming deadlines for employers to comply with new workplace sexual harassment training rules are spurring increased focus on prevention training, which can help reduce a company’s exposure to these types of claims, experts say.

But in addition to making training a priority, it’s important that businesses establish a strong corporate culture to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, they say.

Wednesday is the deadline for New York state employers to have interactive annual harassment prevention training in place for all employees, and New York City issued training rules April 1 that mandate annual training and require employers to train all their employees by Dec. 31, observers say.

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