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NEW YEAR, NEW LAWS: Gender Identity


Gender Identity

Amends Gov. Code § 12950; Unempl. Ins. Code §§ 14005, 14012

This new statute adds to existing sexual harassment training requirements a new category of training: harassment based on gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.

This training must include practical examples which include such harassment.

The new law also includes the requirement that employers post a poster (developed by DFEH) regarding transgender rights.

The new statute also creates a new category for workforce investment training.