Set the Tone: Sexual Harassment Prevention

Set the Tone: Sexual Harassment Prevention

Sexual harassment is not a problem of the past. Lately, it seems that not a week goes by without another news report on allegations of rampant harassment at high-profile companies, and in Hollywood, the media and government.

Most employers are well aware that sexual harassment is unlawful under both California and federal law, but that doesn't seem to stop the problem from occurring.

A work culture that tolerates harassment not only incurs legal risks (not to mention the high legal fees and costs) but also creates other problems, including:

  • An unpleasant work environment;
  • Decreased productivity;
  • Morale issues;
  • Attendance problems; and
  • Negative publicity and damage to your organization's reputation and credibility, which can extend to your ability to recruit and retain top talent.

CalChamber's free "Set the Tone: Sexual Harassment Prevention" white paper explains what California law requires of employers and provides best practices.

Updated January 4, 2021

About CalChamber

As a not-for-profit, CalChamber is a business advocate and expert HR compliance resource for California employers. Our legislative presence at the State Capitol means we know California employment laws inside and out. We monitor, analyze and report changes as they happen, turning our expertise into products and services that help businesses more easily understand and comply with complex laws and regulations.

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Set the Tone: Sexual Harassment Prevention
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