In 2019, employers in California and New York will be required to provide sexual harassment prevention training to all of their employees. Do you know how your company plans to comply?
Watch the archive of this 30-minute webinar and get an overview of everything you need to know about how these new mandates affect your company, including:
- A comparison between the New York State and New York City laws
- Details on how the new California laws differ from the existing requirements
- What to include in a Preventing Workplace Harassment course to meet both the California and New York requirements
This webinar was led by Workplace employment law experts Patti Perez, VP Workplace Strategy, Emtrain, and Simone Francis, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins.
Simone effectively spearheads and collaborates with external and internal teams to identify and deliver solutions to clients concerning employment law issues. As a civil litigator with more than 20 years of experience, she has managed the defense of lawsuits involving a range of federal and local laws, including lawsuits alleging claims of discrimination, retaliation, and harassment.
Simone also provides proactive and practical advice before litigation arises. She has developed customized, interactive training programs to educate supervisory and management personnel about their responsibilities for ensuring compliance with employment laws, and she routinely counsels businesses concerning a range of workplace issues, including managing internal investigations. Simone is a shareholder with Ogletree Deakins, where she divides her time between the firm’s offices in New York City and St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.
Patti is on a mission to transform workplace culture. She combines her experience as a licensed California attorney, a professionally-certified HR executive, a specialist in the prevention and resolution of workplace drama, an expert witness in state and federal court, a state regulator, and as an entrepreneur to create a revolutionary shift in the way we communicate and make decisions at work. She is the author of The Drama-Free Workplace (Wiley April 2019).
Patti serves as VP of Workplace Strategy for Emtrain to help us in our mission to create healthier workplace cultures. This role helps her to leverage technology solutions to deliver engaging, informative, and pragmatic content and also allows her to provide thought leadership on workplace training issues.