AB 1825 CA Sexual Harassment Law Training for Supervisors

With AB1825, California has adopted groundbreaking legislation to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Every employer in the state is required to deliver training that meets or exceeds the following requirements. According to the legislation, training must explain and discuss:

  • The definition of sexual harassment under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The statutes and case-law prohibiting and preventing sexual harassment
  • The types of conduct that can be sexual harassment
  • The remedies available for victims of sexual harassment
  • Strategies to prevent sexual harassment
  • Supervisors’ obligation to report harassment
  • Practical examples of harassment
  • The limited confidentiality of the complaint process
  • Resources for victims of sexual harassment, including to whom they should report it
  • How employers must correct harassing behavior
  • What to do if a supervisor is personally accused of harassment
  • The elements of an effective anti-harassment policy and how to use it
  • “Abusive conduct” under Government Code section 12950.1, subdivision (g)(2)
  • Harassment based on gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation, which shall include practical examples inclusive of harassment based on gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation

Finally, any AB1825 training must include questions that assess learning, skill-building activities to assess understanding and application of content, and hypothetical scenarios about harassment with discussion questions.

Easily Meet California Sexual Harassment Training Requirements

AB1825 refers to the California law on sexual harassment. This course, designed for managers and/or supervisors, discusses the federal and state anti-discrimination laws and company policies prohibiting sexual harassment. Using hypothetical scenarios and real-life examples, managers are instructed on how to recognize and prevent sexual harassment and retaliation and are provided practical guidance on the steps that should be taken to correct sexual harassment. Managers will learn of their legal and moral obligations, under AB1825 (CA sexual harassment law) to refrain from harassment and maintain a harassment-free environment.

Duration: 120 minutes