STATE-MANDATED HARASSMENT TRAINING
Delaware Sexual Harassment Training Requirements
The Delaware sexual harassment training law requires all employees in the state employed in organizations with 50 or more employees to receive training on the prevention of sexual harassment.
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Delaware State-Mandated Training Requirements
In 2019, Delaware enacted legislation requiring nearly all employees working within the state to receive training on the prevention of sexual harassment. Delaware’s law was enacted during a wave of changes to harassment legislation across the country.
|What type of organization must provide training?
|All public and private employers must provide training.
|What is the minimum number of employees for training to be required?
|The law applies to those employers with 50 or more employees in the State of Delaware. The 50-employee count excludes applicants, independent contractors and those employed less than six months continuously in a calendar year.
|How frequently must training be conducted?
|How soon must training be conducted?
|What segments of the workforce must receive training?
|What is the minimum duration of training?
|Delaware does not have a minimum training time requirement.
|What records must be kept following training?
|What are potential penalties for failing to conduct training?
|The Delaware law is silent as to penalties for non-compliance.
|What are the mandatory content requirements under Delaware law?
|Are there any additional training elements required by Delaware law?
|The Delaware Department of Labor has stated that employees who spend any time working in Delaware during the year must receive harassment training under the Delaware law.
|Are there any policy or posting requirements under Delaware law?
|Employees must be provided an information sheet created by the Delaware Department of Labor upon beginning employment.