WTEN NEWS 10 ALBANY, October 9, 2019 – Wednesday was the deadline for all employers in New York State to provide employees with sexual harassment prevention training.
In the Fiscal Year 2019 budget, the legislature passed a measure requiring all New York State workers to receive training on sexual harassment prevention.
“Every employee must be trained by today, but there is no apparent penalty for not doing it,” Andrew Rawson, with Traliant CLO, said. “So even if you don’t get it done today, just like being late filing your taxes, better just to get it done late and don’t just say I missed the deadline, so forget it.”
Traliant is providing training for more than 500 companies in New York State. Rawson says the major requirement is that whether it be online or in person