14 HR MAGAZINE JUNE/JULY/AUGUST 2018
NEW YORK STATE MANDATES
YOU GIVE UP FOR
Many workers would be willing to
take extreme measures to receive
a 10 percent annual pay bump,
according to a recent poll from
LendEDU, an online marketplace
for student loan refnancing. Here
are some things people would give
up for a fatter wallet: “Game of Thrones”
Companies in the Empire State will be required to provide sexual harassment training to all their
workers under a bill approved by the
Legislature. “The big thing now is
that training will be required, whereas
before it was up to employers,” said
Melissa Osipof, an attorney with Fisher Phillips in New York City.
Businesses must implement
annual training by Oct. 9. They can
use a model program, which will be
created by state agencies, or develop
their own instruction that meets or
exceeds state standards.
The training must provide:
ā ā An explanation of sexual harass-
ment and speci;c examples of
ā ā Detailed information concerning
federal, state and local laws and
the remedies available to victims.
ā ā An explanation of employees’
external rights of redress and the
available administrative and judicial
forums for bringing complaints.
Employers must also adopt a written sexual harassment prevention
policy and distribute it to workers.
—Lisa Nagele-Piazza, J.D., SHRM-SCP
DOUBLING YOUR SALARY WON’T HALVE YOUR STRESS
50% of workers in low-paying jobs
say their job has a
negative efect on
their stress levels.
40% of workers in medium- and high-
say the same.
Source: Happify Health.
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