New York Sexual Harassment Training Requirements for Restaurants

Rachael Nemeth
Co-founder, CEO
January 8, 2021

New York employers must provide sexual harassment prevention training on an annual basis. Here's everything you need to know to remain compliant:

Every employer in New York State is required to provide employees with sexual harassment prevention training by October 9, 2019 and annually thereafter. The training must be:

  • Interactive
  • Include an explanation of sexual harassment consistent with guidance issued by the Department of Labor in consultation with the Division of Human Rights
  • include examples of conduct that would constitute unlawful sexual harassment
  • include information concerning the federal and state statutory provisions concerning sexual harassment and remedies available to victims of sexual harassment
  • include information concerning employees’ rights of redress and all available forums for adjudicating complaints
  • include information addressing conduct by supervisors and any additional responsibilities for such supervisors

For more information about anti-harassment training requirements in NY, see:

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.

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