8 Resources for Staying Compliant with New FEHA Harassment Laws


Register today: Join us Thursday, April 14 for a webinar on the new FEHA requirements.

New California’s 11008 Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations are now in effect. Even organizations that aren’t based in California need to understand the implications—the broad reach of the regulations may still apply. We’ve compiled eight resources that can help you make sure you comply with the new regulations--and ensure that workplace harrassment and discrimination have no place in your organization.

  1. Upcoming Webinar: How to Comply with FEHA's new Anti-Discrimination and Harassment Policy Requirements
    Bring your questions to our webinar on Thursday, April 14 with Greg Keating, J.D., Choate, Hall & Stewart and NAVEX Global’s CCO, Carrie Penman. Learn how to make sure that your program meets requirements, ask your questions—and get insights on addressing root causes of workplace harassment and discrimination.  

  2. Legal Brief from NAVEX Global and Choate, Hall & Stewart
    Learn the basic requirements of the new FEHA regulations in this legal brief, and learn what you need to know, and what you need to do to stay compliant.
  3. 5 Steps to FEHA Compliance From National Law Review
    Including only the most salient points for employers, this article from the National Law Review discusses the law’s broader definitions of sex discrimination, and provides additional context and recommendations for updating current policies to ensure they’re in compliance with the new regulations.
  4. Recommendations from SHRM: Complying With New Anti-Discrimination Rules in California
    Detailing the different avenues by which employees need to be able to report workplace harassment, as well as recommendation on how to do so, this practical article from SHRM includes advice from Jessica Hawthorne, California Chamber of Commerce’s senior employment law counsel and labor law helpline manager.

  5. Web Resource: NAVEX Global Solutions Resource on FEHA
    Addressing each FEHA requirement is critical for compliance officers who need to move on these new policy and training requirements. We break down how each requirement translates into an action item for compliance professionals, and the tools and expertise we offer to help.
  6. Blog Post: Tools for Preventing and Addressing Discrimination in the Workplace
    Like any good doctor will tell you, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Learning how to prevent discrimination and harassment in your workplace will go far to keep your organization out of legal hot water and help foster a positive company culture.
  7. Compliance Communicator: Managers Have Major Impact on Preventing Workplace Harassment and Discrimination
    In our monthly newsletter designed as support for tone in the middle, we discuss how managers are key players in preventing workplace harassment and discrimination. Overcoming bias, leading by example and being proactive all play into creating a compliant workforce.
  8. Webinar: Workplace Harassment is Evolving: Is Your Prevention Program Keeping Pace?
    When unfortunate circumstances arise, organizations need to have a plan in place to respond to harassment and discrimination allegations. In this webinar, we discuss how harassment is evolving globally—with special attention paid to social media, technology and what organizations can do to effectively train all employees on proper and inclusive anti-harassment policies.

    On April 14, please join us for a live FEHA webinar with Greg Keating of Choate, Hall & Stewart as well as NAVEX Global’s Carrie Penman. Register today to secure your spot.

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