Out of an abundance of caution and keeping in mind recommendations for public meetings and social engagements, we are POSTPONING our Sexual Harassment Training program scheduled for Wednesday March 18th. We will be announcing the new date as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding

Announcing the Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce’s Educational Series for 2020


The Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce is presenting a two-hour sexual harassment training session in accordance with the mandates of Connecticut law.

As of October 1, 2019, all Connecticut employers with three or more employees are now subject to expanded notice and training requirements regarding the prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace.

Training Requirements:

  • Employers with three or more employees shall be required to provide two hours of sexual harassment training to all employees no later than October 1, 2020.

  • All employees hired on or after October 1, 2019, must obtain such training within six months of hire.

  • The fine for failing to provide training will be $750. Failing to provide training will now be a “discriminatory practice” that may allow employees to bring an action at the CHRO (or court).

The Greater New Britain Chamber is offering this two-hour training session for business owners and employees on March 18, 2020 from 8:00 am – 10:00 am at Klingberg Family Centers, 370 Linwood St, New Britain, CT 06052.

The training will fulfill the requirements of Connecticut’s new law and will be presented by Christopher L. Brigham, Chair of Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C.’s Employment Practices Group. The cost of the training is $30 per person and checks should be made payable to the Greater New Britain Chamber. (Groups of 5 or more receive a $5 discount per person.) Coffee and a light breakfast will be provided. Space is limited to 60 attendees, so please register by March 11, 2020.

Christopher L. Brigham, a Shareholder with Updike, Kelly & Spellacy and Chairman of the Employment Practices Group, focuses his practice on representing and counseling businesses and educational institutions with respect to workplace and employment law issues. Attorney Brigham offers a variety of training programs and seminars for schools and companies and can be reached at if you are interested in exploring a speaking engagement or retaining counsel.

Reservations cannot be guaranteed unless payment accompanies the reservation.

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