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[Podcast] RR 456: Jennifer Grady ESQ – Harassment Training Required by Law


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Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. is an attorney, corporate trainer, and international speaker. Ms. Grady founded the law firm of The Grady Firm, P.C. in 2012 with a passion for helping business owners, entrepreneurs, and their families achieve the American Dream of freedom, opportunity, self-sufficiency, and success.  The Grady Firm has offices in Beverly Hills, Irvine, and San Diego, California, and serves clients remotely from across the globe. The firm’s attorneys are licensed to practice immigration law in all 50 US states.

As an employment lawyer, Ms. Grady teaches employers how to become compliant with California employment law, defends corporate clients against wage and hour claims, and assists employers with hiring, disciplining, and terminating employees.  She also provides on-site, classroom-style leadership and sexual harassment training in English and Spanish. She is a partner attorney to the California Employers Association (CEA), and resource partner to the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA). She has provided training at universities, businesses, and conferences around the world.

Key Talking Points:

  • Sexual harassment
    • Any unwelcome sexual advance verbal or physical in the workplace- employees and any person stepping foot in the vicinity of the business
    • Companies with 5 or more employees in California are required to provide anti-harassment training in 2019.  Find out the requirements in your state here.
      • Sign-in sheets, and anti-harassment policy to sign to keep on file
    • 1 in 3 women have reported harassment in the workplace
    • Survey of 900 women polled- 65% reported unwanted sexual advances, 65% were assigned lower-level tasks based on gender, 25% felt unsafe
    • 50% of customers might be women- women don’t want to be subjected to inappropriate behavior
    • If a customer feels harassed- ask to speak to the owner of the business or file a complaint with a local agency in the state
    • Most people don’t report because of being afraid of retaliation
    • Protect your business with EPLI Insurance to defend against- employee discrimination/harassment lawsuits and labor claims
  •  Dating in the workplace
    • Poll- 50% know a coworker who had an affair at work
    • 20% had an affair at work themselves
    • It is prohibited to have a relationship with superior and subordinate
    • Among peers, it is discouraged

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Information from The Grady Firm Website

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  • Thanks to Jennifer Grady for her contribution to the aftermarket’s premier podcast.
  • Grady Firm Website HERE.
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