How Changes to California Mandated Reporter Law Impact Employers
As of January 1, 2021, an update to California's mandated reporting law will impact human resources employees and supervisors at organizations who hire teens throughout the state. Discover what this and other recent legislative changes mean for businesses in the state.
California leads the nation with groundbreaking mandated reporting legislation. Currently, the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Law, originally adopted in 1980, identifies certain individuals as mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect. It strongly encourages employers to provide their employees who are mandated reporters with training in these duties.
Recent legislation has pushed to classify more individuals as mandated reporters and to require that more organizations offer training. Because of this, it's important for employers to stay abreast of these legislative updates and have a plan in place to ensure their team has the training they need.
What California's Mandated Reporter Law Updates Mean For Your Employee Training Program
AB 1963 - HR Departments & Supervisors
The most recent update to California mandated reporter law, Assembly Bill (AB) 1963 goes into effect on January 1, 2021. This groundbreaking legislation will help protect ...