Delaware employers must provide sexual harassment prevention training within 1 year of a new employee's start date. Here's everything you need to know to remain compliant:
Employers with 50 or more employees must provide employees with interactive training and education on the prevention of sexual harassment. Training must be conducted for new employees within one year of their date of hire. Existing employees must receive training within one year of the effective date of the new statute (January 1, 2019).
The training must cover:
New supervisors must receive additional interactive training within one year of their date of hire or commencement of supervisory role. Existing supervisors must take training by January 1, 2020.
This additional training must cover the specific responsibilities of a supervisors in the prevention and correction of sexual harassment as well as the legal prohibition of retaliation.
Training for employees and supervisors must be repeated every two years.
For more information about anti-harassment training requirements in DE, see here
As workplace and labor laws continue to evolve, it's important to know your state's sexual harassment prevention training requirements. Delivering training that's accessible and relatable is essential. It ensures a safe and inclusive workplace.