Governor Cuomo and Mayor De Blasio have been busy putting the city and state on the right side of #MeToo, the global anti-sexual harassment movement. A flurry of new laws and requirements on New York State and City businesses have been added to the books, with more coming into force over the next few months. During this free webinar, Legal and Research Executive Ruth Cohen clarified the requirements under New York law and provided tools and best practice for compliance.
The webinar will cover
- Training requirements under the new laws
- The difference between the New York City and State laws
- Employees’ rights should they make an allegation
- Sexual harassment policy requirements
- Guidance on compliance
About the expert
Ruth Cohen is Legal and Research Executive at VinciWorks. She holds an LLB specialising in International Commercial Law. Ruth also holds a BA and MA in English Literature and is a certified teacher. Ruth has experience in both the public and private sectors, having consulted for many Fortune 500 companies. She has expert-level knowledge across a wide range of areas including corporate finance, data protection, harassment, information security, due diligence, commercial law and regulatory compliance.
Sandy Erez is Director of US Compliance at VinciWorks. She holds a masters from Haifa University and is highly experienced in business development and sales for global hi-tech markets. Working for both Fortune 500 companies and start-ups, she has accumulated over 20 years’ experience in the realms of data security, communications, and talent management technologies.
#MyStory — your questions answered
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VinciWorks’ sexual harassment and bullying training
VinciWorks will soon be releasing a new course, MyStory: Harassment and Bullying at Work. The interactive training directly applies the lessons of the #MeToo movement to the training sphere, bringing to life the real impact of bullying and harassment at work through hard-hitting stories. The US version of the course is built to comply with the New York State and City sexual harassment prevention laws coming into force in October 2018. You can try the course for free here.