New York State and City to Mandate Anti-Sexual Harassment Training for Private Employers
The New York City Council recently approved legislation effective April 1, 2019, intended to combat sexual harassment. The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act mandates that private employers with 15 or more employees in New York City conduct annual sexual harassment training. The New York State Legislature recently passed legislation with a similar mandate for employers in New York State.
The city law provides that training must be conducted by employers with 15 or more employees in New York City, and that the training must: