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We have heard numerous reports of concern about the messaging in White Plaza around acts of sexual violence connected with the events in Israel and Palestine; and we understand that exposure to these messages can be triggering for those who have experience with sexual misconduct. 

 

For those impacted and needing support, please visit this site or continue to reach out to the SHARE Title IX Office directly. The Confidential Support Team and YWCA are also available to support anyone affected.

SB1343: Further Information

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SB1343 Mandates training in sexual and gender-based harassment and abusive conduct for all non-supervisory employees, academic staff, post docs and contingent employees in California.

California law mandates Harassment Prevention Training to all non-supervisory employees every two years.

California state law mandates specific requirements for all non-supervisory employees, academic staff, post docs, and contingent employees under California Senate Bill 1343.

Among the requirements:

  • Businesses must provide training to all non-supervisory employees within six months of hire, and thereafter every two years.

    Note: Rather than tracking the training date of each employee, Stanford has chosen to retrain its non-supervisory employees, academic staff, post docs, and contingent employees every even-numbered year.
     
  • The required training must involve at least one hour of classroom or other effective interactive training and education regarding sexual and gender-based harassment, abusive conduct, discrimination, and retaliation in employment.

Learning objectives:

  • Assist California employers in changing or modifying workplace behaviors that create or contribute to “sexual harassment” as that term is defined in California and federal law; and
  • Develop, foster, and encourage a set of values in non-supervisory employees who complete mandated training and education that will assist them in recognizing, reporting, and effectively responding to incidents of sexual harassment.