SB6471 directs the Human Rights Commission to convene a stakeholder group to develop model policies and best practices fro employers and employees o keep workplaces safe from sexual harassment. The bill states that the commission must adopt model policies and best practices developed by the workgroup for employers and employees to keep workplaces safe from sexual harassment by Jan. 1, 2019. The model policies and best practices must be posted prominently on its web site for the public to access. The dept. of labor and industries must also post the model policies and best practices in its web site within 30 days of the adoption of the policies and practices.
SB6471 delineates who should be represented on the workgroup, as well as the topic areas that can be considered.