District of Columbia Sexual Harassment Training Regulations
Who is required to receive training?
- All District of Columbia employees, officials, and any employees under the Mayor’s jurisdiction.
- All employees of businesses that employ tipped workers.
What must the training include?
For tipped employees: How to respond to, intervene in, and prevent sexual harassment by coworkers, management, and patrons.
How often is training required?
- For D.C. employees: Refresher course must be provided every 2 years.
- For tipped employees: Managers, owners, and operators must attend in-person training at least once every two years.
Is there a time requirement on the training?
Where can I find the law?
State Office Information for Sexual Harassment Complaints and Investigations
To learn more about the compliant process or to file a complaint, visit the DC Office of Human Rights Discrimination Complaints website.
441 4th Street NW, Suite 570 North
Washington, DC 20001
Office: (202) 727-4559
SafetySkills Recommended Training
|Employee Group||Training Requirements||Recommended SafetySkills Course(s)|
|Supervisory Employees||Supervisors of tipped employees must receive in-person training every 2 years. Training recommended for all other supervisory employees.||Supervisors of tipped employees are advised to seek a qualified local training provider for in-person training.|
HRM-10.2 Sexual Harassment and Discrimination for Managers is recommended for all other supervisors.
|Non-Supervisory Employees||Tipped employees must receive training within 90 days of hire. Training recommended for all other employees.||HRM-17.2 Sexual Harassment and Discrimination for Employees is recommended for all employees. HRM-30.2 Sexual Harassment for Customer-Facing Positions is recommended as an add-on for tipped employees and other customer-facing positions (does not replace HRM-17; it is meant as an additional module).|