CHRO extends sexual harassment prevention training deadline

The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) has announced that, pursuant to Executive Order 7DDD, as amended by Executive Order 9A, the Oct. 1st Sexual Harassment Prevention Training deadline has been extended to January 1, 2021 due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. This is a blanket extension and does not require a request to be made. If there are any questions, please contact CHRO.Questions@ct.gov.

With this extension, all employees (supervisors and non-supervisors) hired before Oct. 1, 2019, must now receive harassment prevention training by January 1, 2021. The Time’s Up Act also requires that any employee (supervisors and non-supervisors) hired after Oct. 1, 2019, must receive harassment prevention training within six months of hiring date. Training provided since Oct. 1, 2018 shall be credited towards the above training obligations.

The Time’s Up Act required the CT Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) to develop a free online training and education video that would satisfy the training requirements. The video from CHRO is available online. A certificate of completion for the online training can be requested online.