Illinois Sexual Harassment Training
Illinois joins a growing number of states that have passed stronger anti-harassment legislation in the wake of #MeToo. Effective January 1, 2020, the Workplace Transparency Act (SB 75) requires that all employees receive interactive sexual harassment training every year. Restaurants and bars doing business in Illinois have additional training requirements.
The sexual harassment training provisions in the Workplace Transparency Act apply to all Illinois employers.
- Employers must train all employees, including short-term and part-time employees and interns by December 31, 2020, and then on an annual basis.
- New employees must receive sexual harassment training within 90 days of hire.
- Bars and restaurants have specific training requirements related to their industry.
Training should be interactive and at a minimum include:
- An explanation of sexual harassment consistent with Illinois law.
- Examples of conduct that constitutes unlawful sexual harassment.
- A summary of relevant federal and state laws concerning sexual harassment, including remedies available to victims of sexual harassment.
- A summary of employers’ responsibilities to prevent and investigate sexual harassment and take corrective measures.
Traliant’s Preventing Discrimination & Harassment: Illinois Edition
Traliant’s Illinois Edition enables organizations to meet the sexual harassment training requirements under the Workplace Transparency Act in a modern, interactive format designed for today’s diverse workforce. Topics are explored in bite-sized episodes, featuring interactive video scenarios depicting sexual harassment, discrimination, bystander intervention and diversity and inclusion.
The Illinois Edition is available in versions for employees (35 min) and managers (60 min), with multi-language options.
Sexual Harassment Training for Illinois Restaurants
Traliant’s Illinois Edition for Restaurants & Bars contains additional material required under the Workplace Transparency Act, including specific conduct, activities or videos related to the restaurant or bar industry. The course features interactive videos depicting harassment and discrimination situations that restaurant employees may encounter, whether they work in the front or back of the house.
The course is available in versions for employees (35 min) and managers (60 min), and offered in English, Spanish and many other languages.
The Traliant Difference in Sexual Harassment Training
At Traliant, we believe that sexual harassment training is an essential part of a holistic approach to combating workplace harassment and creating a respectful, inclusive culture. Our award-winning training complies with all the state training requirements and provides an interactive, modern learning experience for a diverse workforce.
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