$1.99 Cannabis Training Courses for Insurance Professionals

$1.99 Cannabis Training Courses for Insurance Professionals

by Michael Aberle August 07, 2018

With the launch of Express Courses, each video will feature an exclusive inside look that will expose the true risks within the Cannabis and Hemp industry. With courses starting at $1.99 each, myCEcourse.com is offering an exclusive On-Demand training platform where all professionals and business owners can afford to learn. Since these new training courses are available On-Demand, they can be accessed anytime on any computer or hand-held device at myCEcourse.com.

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California Cannabis Industry Association Announces Partnership with myCEcourse.com to Ensure State Compliance

California Cannabis Industry Association Announces Partnership with myCEcourse.com to Ensure State Compliance

by Cristina Mendonsa June 27, 2018

Josh Drayton, CCIA Communications Director said, “This training helps each of us understand California's AB 1825, which mandates sexual harassment instruction and gives each of us the tools to create policies that foster a safe work environment for all.” CCIA members are encouraged to participate in the course.

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The 6 Items You Need in Your Company Harassment Policy

The 6 Items You Need in Your Company Harassment Policy

by Cristina Mendonsa June 21, 2018

Simply adopting a sexual harassment policy is not enough these days. Courts across the country are awarding damages and ruling against companies that don't meet the criteria for an actual policy.  

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The Toll of Discrimination and How Helping Others....Helps.

The Toll of Discrimination and How Helping Others....Helps.

by Cristina Mendonsa June 20, 2018

Artur had served in supervisor roles and had helped other employees combat discrimination.  He had intervened on behalf of others...how had he missed it when it was happening to him! That is a question that bothered and depressed Artur for many years to come.  His experience is now helping others.  In this video clip Artur describes how he is turning his own disappointment and derailment into something good for LGBT veterans.

 

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Independent Panels Take Over Sex Harassment Complaints at California Capitol

Independent Panels Take Over Sex Harassment Complaints at California Capitol

by Cristina Mendonsa June 19, 2018

After a raucous 2017 season of complaints and allegations of sex harassment at the California State Capitol, both houses of the legislature have endorsed a plan to allow independent panels to take over any investigations or assessments.

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Historical Discrimination for a Lesbian Couple - Lessons from Military Service

Historical Discrimination for a Lesbian Couple - Lessons from Military Service

by Cristina Mendonsa June 19, 2018

As part of our educational documentary on sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation, we interviewed Col Thompson and Barbara about their experiences with discrimination over the years.  We've included segments of the interview free of charge on our website: https://mycecourse.com/collections/latest-interviews/products/meeting-her-wife-the-need-to-hide-the-relationship

 

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New Sexual Harassment Training Now Available To All IIABCal Members

New Sexual Harassment Training Now Available To All IIABCal Members

by Cristina Mendonsa June 14, 2018

The new AB1825 film from myCEcourse.com covers all current law on sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation as well as new California law related to the LGBT community. The course can be viewed on any device at any time and the system tracks progress to automatically award credits or certify the student on completion. 

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Pride Month Also Means Pride in a Harassment-Free Workplaces

Pride Month Also Means Pride in a Harassment-Free Workplaces

by Cristina Mendonsa June 14, 2018

It is the most touching part of the AB1825 show because his reaction to my question brings home the real impact of harassment, discrimination and retaliation, not only on our professional lives but on our family life, our perception of ourselves and it steals the confidence needed to be our best both at work and at home.

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Transforming #MeToo into Harassment-Free Workplaces

Transforming #MeToo into Harassment-Free Workplaces

by Cristina Mendonsa June 13, 2018

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace reconvenes this week in Washington DC and they've got a lot to discuss.

 

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Pixar's Lasseter Will Step Down

Pixar's Lasseter Will Step Down

by Cristina Mendonsa June 12, 2018

He is the highest ranking Hollywood executive to be taken down since the #MeToo movement launched with the downfall of Harvey Weinstein last October.  John Lasseter, co-founder of Pixar, will leave the studio at the end of the year in light of allegations of unwanted touching from staff. 

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New Sexual Harassment Training Available To All IIABCAL Members.

New Sexual Harassment Training Available To All IIABCAL Members.

by Cristina Mendonsa June 10, 2018

Sexual harassment, retaliation, and discrimination are all over the news cycle and myCEcourse.com is responding with an innovative educational product, available to members of Independent Insurance Agents Brokers of California (IIABCAL) with special pricing. With the passage of AB1825 and the anticipated passage of SB1343 employers are jumping on board now to be compliant.

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The Cost of Not Having a Company Harassment Policy

The Cost of Not Having a Company Harassment Policy

by Cristina Mendonsa June 06, 2018

Dollar General Corporation will pay $70,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. equal Employment Opportunity Commission. According to the lawsuit, store officials in Red Banks, Mississippi ignored several employee complaints about a managers unwanted sexual comments, text messages and gestures.

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Transgender and Out of Work

Transgender and Out of Work

by Cristina Mendonsa June 05, 2018

 Being transgender means risking family relationships, marriages, friendships and emotional exposure that can leave one feeling alone.  Should transgender people also have to pay with their livelihoods, careers and ability to support themselves and their families? 

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#HETOO - Men Who are Harassed Face Uphill Battle

#HETOO - Men Who are Harassed Face Uphill Battle

by Cristina Mendonsa June 04, 2018

Male on male harassment is often a more difficult case for attorneys to prove. 

"There are generally three ways an employee can do so: (1) show that the harasser sexually desires the victim; (2) show that the harasser displayed hostility to the presence of all men in the workplace; or (3) show that the harasser’s conduct is motivated by a belief that the victim does not conform to gender stereotypes."

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SB1343 - Expansion of California Sexual Harassment Training Clears Another Hurdle

SB1343 - Expansion of California Sexual Harassment Training Clears Another Hurdle

by Cristina Mendonsa June 01, 2018

Expanding sexual harassment prevention training in California is on the horizon with SB1343. The California Senate passed the effort by Senator Holly J. Mitchell of Los Angeles on a 38-0 bi partisan vote this week.

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Memorial Day Greetings from MyCEcourse.com

Memorial Day Greetings from MyCEcourse.com

by Cristina Mendonsa May 28, 2018

While also the unofficial start of Summer and a long holiday weekend filled with barbeques and family gatherings, we at MyCEcourse.com pause on this day to give quiet thanks to the families who have served and sacrificed.

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Sexual Harassment/Assault is on the Rise in the Military

Sexual Harassment/Assault is on the Rise in the Military

by Cristina Mendonsa May 25, 2018

Sexual assault the in the military remains a huge problem and a highly unreported crime.  The Pentagon issues a report each year on sexual harassment and assault in the military.  In April, that report showed sexual assaults up 10 percent and reported sexual harassment up 16 percent.  

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New season with an answer to #metoo

New season with an answer to #metoo

by Cristina Mendonsa May 23, 2018

MyCEcourse.com has partnered with industry leaders in HR, Employment Law, Insurance, Film, Journalism and academia to produce a new season of shows that hit required curriculum points and serve as accredited continuing, legal and HR education. 

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A Day for Gay Rights Icon, Harvey Milk

A Day for Gay Rights Icon, Harvey Milk

by Cristina Mendonsa May 22, 2018

The work of gay politicians and activists like Milk have led to laws protecting the rights of LGBT workers in California.  The state has included LGBT rights in the latest employment law on harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.  

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Just DON'T Do it

Just DON'T Do it

by Cristina Mendonsa May 22, 2018

Nike, is the world’s largest apparel brand, selling 36 billion annually but the company  is facing allegations of sexual harassment and gender discrimination after a group of women at Nike circulated a covert survey.  

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ASIA ARGENTO ON THE “HUNTING GROUNDS”

ASIA ARGENTO ON THE “HUNTING GROUNDS”

by Cristina Mendonsa May 21, 2018

Actress/director Asia Argento stunned the audience at the Cannes Film Festival closing ceremony by detailing her abuse at the hands of Harvey Weinstein and issuing both a rebuke and warning to those “... who still have to be held accountable for their conduct against women for behavior that does not belong in this industry, that does not belong in any industry or workplace”.  

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THE #METOO CULTURAL SHIFT

THE #METOO CULTURAL SHIFT

by Cristina Mendonsa May 18, 2018

A cultural shift takes not only professional best behavior but private changes too.  How do we extend the reach of positive workplace culture into the private lives of employees and managers? This is a controversial topic as the line between work and home becomes blurred by 24/7 emails and IMs

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NO SEXUAL HARASSMENT PANDAS

NO SEXUAL HARASSMENT PANDAS

by Cristina Mendonsa April 30, 2018

In reality, sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation training is really more about setting and supporting good company culture.  When employees and supervisors have a clear understanding of the law, good company culture is defined and there is no room for harassing, retaliatory or discriminatory behavior.  When business owners take proactive steps to give everyone the information and support the training with additional leadership and soft skills training, then inappropriate behavior never becomes an option.  No pandas needed...

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THE BEST TIME TO DEAL WITH SEXUAL HARASSMENT IS TODAY

THE BEST TIME TO DEAL WITH SEXUAL HARASSMENT IS TODAY

by Cristina Mendonsa April 30, 2018

How can victims feel empowered to report sex harassment if they don’t know where to go or what may happen once they do tell?  This was the frustration reported by NBC’s Ann Curry recently when she recounted her conversations with NBC brass on behalf of a lower level staffer who implored her to help report Lauer to the bosses at the network.   As Curry told USA Today, she reported Lauer’s behavior in 2012, “I told management they had a problem and they needed to keep an eye on him and how he deals with women.”  The woman who originally approached Curry still fears for her job and has remained anonymous.

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ARTUR’S STORY

ARTUR’S STORY

by Cristina Mendonsa April 30, 2018

It is one of the more emotional moments from our AB1825 training film, although “training film” doesn’t do the project justice.  This is a documentary style accounting of lives changed forever due to discrimination, harassment and retaliation and it is a roadmap for businesses that want to build a culture where everyone feels productive and safe. Check out the trailer and let us know how we can support your goals in HR.

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