Breaking Bad? Learning How to Manage Bad Professionalism and Harassing Behavior under the New FEHA Regulations
On April 1, 2016, new California regulations take effect requiring employers to develop written anti-discrimination and harassment policies that meet numerous new and detailed requirements. These regulations require employers to develop and distribute anti-discrimination and harassment policies to employees in English as well as in any additional languages that are spoken by at least 10% of the workforce. The regulations also impose requirements for conducting discrimination and harassment investigations. In this next HR Management Series, Wendel Rosen’s employment attorneys will discuss the new FEHA requirements, including tips on establishing a compliant complaint process, maintaining confidentiality, identifying appropriate remedial measures, protecting against retaliation and complying with the annual training requirement.
- New Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Regulations
- Policy Models
- Abusive Conduct” or Bullying
- Sexual Harassment Training
- Enforcement Powers by the DFEH/EEOC
- Monetary and non-monetary damages