Under SB 1343, California employers with at least five employees must provide sexual harassment prevention training and education to all supervisory employees and non-supervisory employees in California by January 1, 2020.
With the deadline quickly approaching, Western Growers is continuing its dedication and passion to helping organizations meet the needs and requirements of this new directive. As part of that commitment, we are offering Public Sessions across multiple locations to help ensure you are compliant.
SB 1343 Training Requirements
SB 1343, which was enacted last year, requires covered employers of five or more employees (this includes seasonal and temporary employees) to provide sexual harassment training every two years:
- by January 1, 2020 (meaning training must happen in 2019)
- within six months of new employees assuming their position (and once every two years thereafter)
- for at least two hours for all supervisors
- for at least one hour for all non-supervisory employees
How to be SB 1343 Compliant?
Western Growers has made it easy for you to get the compliance you need. Covering a wide source of harassment prevention material, our Public Sessions are open to all managers. These public sessions target employees with supervisory responsibilities and/or help maintain a compliant workplace. Each session is two hours and meet all of the standards outlined in SB 1343.
The trainings will be available in both English and Spanish and offered at multiple locations, including the following:
- Salinas – August 15, 2019
- Irvine – September 11, 2019
- Imperial – October 17, 2019
- Fresno – November 6 and 7, 2019
- Modesto – November 12, 2019
- Santa Maria – November 18, 2019
- Bakersfield – November 25, 2019
- Tulare – November 26, 2019
Western Growers members receive a special discount, already reflected in the reduced ticket price of $65; non-members will have to pay the full price of $80. (Click here to join Western Growers and receive the reduced ticket price.)
If employers are interested in providing their employees with the required one-hour training session, they can reach out to Anna Bilderbach at (949) 379-3889. For questions or additional information, visit www.wga.com/training or contact Bilderbach.
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