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In 2019, Washington State’s legislature passed legislation (SB5258) requiring hospitality employers to provide sexual harassment training to employees who work alone, such as housekeepers and maintenance workers. To help companies comply with the Washington sexual harassment training requirements, Clear Law Institute provides answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) below.
Every hotel, motel, retail, security guard entity, or property services contractor who employs one or more employees must provide the required training.
The initial compliance deadlines have passed. All covered employers must provide the required training.
Covered employers must train
The training content must be designed to:
Yes, as outlined below:
All covered employers must adopt a sexual harassment prevention policy.
Resource List Requirement
All covered employers must provide employees with a list of assault and harassment prevention resources including, at a minimum, contact information for
Panic Button Requirement
Covered employers must provide panic buttons – i.e., emergency contact devices – to all janitors, housekeepers, room service attendants, and security guards (other than licensed, contracted security guards) whose primary responsibility involves working without another coworker present or who spend a majority of their working time alone.
See Washington DOLI Publication F417-287-000 for additional information.
Additionally, property services contractors must maintain records and notify the Washington Department of Labor & Industry of the following information (via a form that DOLI will provide)
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