Marchers gathered outside the capitol building in Hartford in January for the Women's March Connecticut. On the same day that legislative leaders detailed a new sexual harassment policy, a survey was released showing that one in five people who work at the state Capitol in Hartford have experienced sexual harassment. Legislators were the most frequent perpetrators of the sexual harassment, which included sexual jokes, comments or unwanted touching, according to the survey released Friday.
On Tuesday, June 4,the General Assembly passed a series of revisions to Senate Bill 3, which itself passed over the weekend. Together, these series of changes S. In essence, you had a bill that was amended after it already passed.
Currently, Connecticut law requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide two hours of sexual harassment training to all supervisory employees. While not required, the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities CHRO encourages employers to provide an update of legal interpretations and related developments concerning sexual harassment to supervisory employees once every three years. Employers with fewer than three employees will be required to provide such training only to supervisory employees.
Connecticut sexual harassment training law requires employers with fifty or more employees to provide sexual harassment training to their employees. Connecticut law requires the training be provided for any person or employer who has a total of fifty or more employees, which would include partners, managerial and supervisory employees in its employ for at least thirteen consecutive weeks during a training year. There are also distinctions on what must be covered in the training session for supervisors, managers and partners.
Do you ever watch a television series or see a Broadway musical and think about the employment law issues that are being raised? On Tuesday, June 4,the General Assembly passed a series of revisions to Senate Bill 3, which itself passed over the weekend. Together, these series of changes S.
On June 18,Connecticut enacted a new state law expanding its sexual harassment training requirements. Beginning October 1,employers must provide two hours of sexual harassment training to all employees, not just supervisors. New employees hired after October 1, must be trained within six months of hire.
Connecticut has joined the growing number of states passing or enhancing laws aimed to deter sexual harassment in the workplace. This new law applies to all employers, but with different levels of training requirements depending on the number of employees. For employers with less than three employees, the law requires them to provide certain training to supervisory employees by October 1, or within six months of hire.
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A majority of these provisions will go into effect as of October 1, Beginning on October 1,all Connecticut employers will have to satisfy certain mandatory sexual harassment training requirements. The requirements have expanded considerably from those previously imposed on employers with more than 50 employees.
Nearly all employers in Connecticut will now have to provide sexual harassment training to employees under Connecticut Public Act No. The law requires employers of all sizes to provide sexual harassment training to supervisors by October 1, or within six months of their assumption of supervisory duties, after that time. Employers with at least three employees must provide such training to all other employees, not only supervisors, also by October 1, or within six months of hire, after that time.