Information on State Required Harassment Training

As Harassment Training requirements evolve and change over time, states will add, update and change requirements.  At Kantola we stay up to date on all state requirements.  For a list of resources, please see the below links:

California

Regulations: AB 1825, SB 396, AB 2053, SB 1343, SB 1300

Organization Size: 5 or more employees

Which Employees: All Employees and Supervisors

Frequency: Every 2 years

Required Duration: Employees: 1 hour; Supervisors: 2 hours

Other Notes: Must complete first round by 01/01/21

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Delaware

Regulations: HB 360

Organization Size Hurdle: 50 or more employees in Delaware

Who Must Be Trained: All employees and supervisory employees

Frequency: Every 2 years Required

Duration: Not stated

Other Notes: Effective 01/01/19, must be completed by 12/31/19. Supervisors require additional training

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New York

Regulations: NY state budget, Part KK, Subpart E, section 2, & Stop Sexual Harassment in New York City Act (Local law 96) Organization

Size Hurdle: Every employer (NY State); 15 or more employees (NYC)

Who Must Be Trained: NY State: All workers, including part-time,seasonal, and temporary. NYC: employees who work at least 80 hours in a calendar year and work for at least 90 days. This includes independent contractors.

Frequency: Every year

Required Duration: n/a

Other Notes: Must be complete by 10/09/19 (New York State); by 12/31/19, and then every calendar year (NYC)

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Connecticut

Regulations: Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, Sections 46a-54-200 – 46a-54-207

Organization Size Hurdle: 50 or more employees

Who Must Be Trained: All employees

Frequency: Suggested every 3 years

Required Duration: 2 hours

Other Notes: In effect since 1993

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Illinois

Regulations: Public Act 101-0221 (titled the Workplace Transparency Act)/S.B. 75

Organization Size Hurdle: Every employer

Who Must Be Trained: All workers, including part-time

Frequency: Training shall be "provided at least once a year to all employees."

Required Duration: n/a

Other Notes: Must be complete by December 31st, 2020

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Washington

Regulations: SB 5258; RCW 49.60

Who Must Be Trained: Any hotel, motel, retail, or security guard entity, or property services contractor, who employs an “employee”

Frequency: The law does not make any reference to a required training frequency

Required Duration: n/a

Other Notes: Hotels/motels with sixty (60) or more rooms must complete training by January 1, 2020. All other required employers must complete training by January 1, 2021. The law does not specify how quickly a new hire/promote must be trained.

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Maine
Regulations: Maine Revised Statutes, sec 807, & sec 806, Title 26, Chapter 7, Subchapter 4-B

Organization Size Hurdle: 15 or more employees

Who Must Be Trained:All Employees and Supervisors

Frequency: Not stated

Required Duration: Not stated

Other Notes:Supervisors require additional training

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