Workplace Discrimination

Sexual Harassment Prevention

The Law

  • All employers with three or more employees must post notices to employees concerning the illegality of sexual harassment and remedies available to victims of sexual harassment (C.G.S § 46a-54).
  • All employers with 50 or more employees must provide two hours of training and education to all supervisors within six months of hire or promotion to a supervisory position C.G.S § 46a-54).
  • It is recommended that employers provide update trainings every three years (C.G.S.A §46a-54-204).

See Connecticut Law – Sexual Harassment Training and Requirements


CWCS provides training to supervisors of state agencies at no cost. Additionally, CWCS compiled a list of Sexual Harassment Training Consultants.

If you are interested in CWCS conducting a training or would like to be listed as a trainer, please email

Affirmative Action Investigation

The Law

Every new Affirmative Action Officer or Attorney General Designee must receive 10 hours of training on state and federal discrimination laws and techniques for conducting investigations of discrimination complaints. After the initial training, five hours of update training must be completed each year (C.G.S §46a-68).


CWCS and the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities provide this training on a yearly basis.

Questions? Email


Below are posters that employers should post in addition to each employer’s policy on Affirmative Action, Sexual Harassment Prevention and Report Procedure, ADA, and their agency’s internal complaint (grievance) procedure.

CHRO Poster

Sexual Harassment is Illegal Poster

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law

Family and Medical Leave Poster

Your Rights Under the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights (USERR) Act Poster