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New York City Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirements
The [Stop Sexual Harassment Act](https://www.nyc.gov/site/cchr/law/sexual-harassment-training-main.page) requires New York City employers to provide an annual training on the protections against gender-based harassment, distribute a fact sheet, and post a notice on employees protections against gender-based harassment. This legislation expands upon current [New York State](https://www.easyllama.com/harassment-requirements/new-york/) regulations.
Who needs to be trained?

All employees and employers working any portion of time in New York State. The NYDHR advises employees to train new employees "as soon as possible."

New York City: Employers with 15 or more employees (including contractors) in the previous calendar year. Employees (including interns) working more than 80 hours in a calendar year who have worked for at least 90 days. Independent contractors working more than 80 hours in a calendar year who have worked for at least 90 days and have not received mandated annual training elsewhere.

How long does the training need to be?

There are currently no duration requirements for sexual harassment training in New York.

How often do employees need to be trained?

Employers must provide training to each employee in New York once a year.

What is required to be covered in Bystander Intervention Training to be compliant?
  • An explanation of sexual harassment as a form of unlawful discrimination under New York City law.
  • A description of sexual harassment, with examples.
  • Any internal complaint process available to employees to address sexual harassment claims.
  • And more!
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