Louisiana State Agencies Face New Sexual Harassment Law

December 13, 2018

Via: HR Hero

A new Louisiana law taking effect on January 1 requires all state agencies to adopt a sexual harassment policy making clear that unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other inappropriate sexual conduct creating a hostile work environment are prohibited behaviors.

The law also requires that the policy must contain a comprehensive grievance process, and any actions taken on complaints received by an agency must be documented. The new law also requires all state employees to undergo at least one hour of training annually on preventing sexual harassment.

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