State Sexual Harassment Training Requirements

A state-by-state overview of the latest legislation on harassment prevention training

Which employers must provide training?

  • All employers with 5 or more employees

Who must be trained?

  • All employees must be trained
  • Supervisory employees must be training for at least 2 hours
  • Non Supervisory Employees must be trained for at least 1 hour

When must employees be trained?

  • Within 6 months of hire for all nonsupervisory employees and supervisory employees
  • Within 6 months of assuming a supervisory role for supervisory employees
  • Within 30 days of hire or within the first 100 hours worked, whichever comes first for Temporary employees

How frequently must employees be trained?

  • Every 2 years


Which employers must provide training?

  • All employers of any size must provide training to their supervisors
  • All employers with 3 or more employees must provide training to all employees

Who must be trained?

  • All employees must be trained
  • Training must be for at least 2 hours

When must employees be trained?

  • Within 6 months of hire for all employees
  • Within 6 months of assuming a supervisory role for supervisory employees

How frequently must employees be trained?

  • Every 10 years. It is recommended that refresher training is provided every 3 years


Which employers must provide training?

  • All employers with 50 or more employees

Who must be trained?

  • All employees must be trained

When must employees be trained?

  • Within 1 year of hire

How frequently must employees be trained?

  • Every 2 years


Which employers must provide training?

  • All employers with 1 or more employees

Who must be trained?

  • All employees must be trained

When must employees be trained?

  • As soon as possible

How frequently must employees be trained?

  • Annually


Which employers must provide training?

  • All employers with 15 or more employees

Who must be trained?

  • All employees and supervisors

When must employees be trained?

  • Within 1 year of being hired or promoted to a supervisor

How frequently must employees be trained?

  • None


Which employers must provide training?

  • All employers

Who must be trained?

  • All employees must be trained

When must employees be trained?

  • As soon as possible

How frequently must employees be trained?

  • Annually


Which employers must provide training?

  • All employers with 15 or more employees

Who must be trained?

  • All employees must be trained

When must employees be trained?

  • Within 90 days of hire

How frequently must employees be trained?

  • Annually


Which employers must provide training?

  • Every hotel, motel, retail, or security guard entity, or property services contractor, that employs an “employee”

Who must be trained?

  • “Employee” means an individual who spends a majority of their working hours alone, or whose primary work responsibility involves working without another coworker present, and who is employed by an employer as a janitor, security guard, hotel or motel housekeeper, or room service attendant

When must employees be trained?

  • As soon as possible

How frequently must employees be trained?

  • None


Disclaimer: As of January 31, 2022. This document does not constitute legal advice and is intended to share general information on state laws, which are subject to change. Please consult your legal team for interpretation of the laws.