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 complete sexual harassment prevention training by December 31, 2020, and then every year thereafter. 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 should be trained as soon as possible upon hire.
- Restaurants and bars must provide supplemental training to employees, in English and Spanish.
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.
Sexual Harassment Training for Illinois Licensed Professionals (IDFPR)
Traliant’s Preventing Discrimination & Harassment: IDFPR CEC Edition is a 1-hour interactive course that fulfills the requirement that all licensed professionals regulated by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) complete annual sexual harassment prevention training. This course is approved by the IDFPR and provides licensed professionals with 1.0 CE credits. Available in separate versions for employees and managers, and in multiple languages, the course covers all the required topics and guidelines under the Workplace Transparency Act.
The Traliant Difference in Sexual Harassment Training
We believe that sexual harassment training should be part of a holistic approach to combating workplace harassment and creating a respectful, inclusive culture. Our award-winning courses comply with state training requirements, while providing an engaging learning experience for a diverse, mobile workforce.
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