Apr 13, 2016

Labor & Employment Breakfast Club, “New York’s Anti-Discrimination/Harassment Guidance”

Title:  New York’s Anti-Discrimination/Harassment Guidance

Speaker:  Julia B. Day, Regional Director, Rochester/Syracuse (NYS Division of Human Rights)

Date:  Wed., April 13

Time:  8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation on October 21, 2015 (Laws of 2015, chapter 362) designed to prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace. The legislation directed the NYS Division of Human Rights to make training available to employers to help them develop policies, procedures, and their own training to address and eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace. The topics to be addressed include, but are not limited to, issues relating to pregnancy, familial status, pay equity and sexual harassment.