Americans have variously been entertained and/or disgusted during the past months, as each new news cycle seems to bring a new report of “inappropriate behavior” (aka sexual harassment) by some well-known public person. The revelations have tended to follow categories of occupation. First it was media, then came government figures. Recently they have moved into the judicial field. Certainly, higher education can’t be far behind.
While they would certainly not be as newsworthy, we have to think that real estate firms, as well, might be ripe for their own #MeToo attention.
Hence it might be a good time to remind California brokers of their workplace responsibilities in this regard. For some years now, laws on the books have required many brokers to provide periodic sexual harassment training to their supervisory personnel.