The Shelbyville, Simpsonville and Shelby County Commission on Human Rights works closely with the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights to provide training listed below. If you would like to request a training for your employees or human resource personnel, please contact us. In addition to our trainings, we also are available to staff informational booths at community events or workplaces. If you would like for the Commission to set up an informational booth at your event, please contact us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Americans with Disabilities Act Workshop: This workshop covers the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). The ADA makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment against a qualified individual with a disability. The ADA also prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in state and local government services
, and public accommodations.
Employment Discrimination Workshop: This workshop discusses laws that prohibit discrimination in employment. Employers, labor unions, employment agencies and employment licensing are prohibited to discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 years and older), disability and smoking. Employees and employers can benefit from this workshop to prevent illegal discrimination in employment.
Kentucky Civil Rights Act Workshop: This workshop provides general information about the Kentucky Civil Rights Act. It teaches about what the law protects
, and how to avoid breaking the law. It also covers the complaint process at the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights.
Kentucky Fair Housing Workshop: This workshop covers in detail the Kentucky Fair Housing Act. The Kentucky Fair Housing Act (KRS 344.360) prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status
, and disability in the sale or rental of housing and in other real estate-related transactions, with certain limited exceptions. This workshop is available for the general public, bankers, realtors, appraisers, insurers, real estate mortgage companies, housing authority representatives and landlords and general public.
Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act Workshop: This workshop covers the new laws that came into effect on June 27, 2019. This law requires employers with15 employees or more to make reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers.
Sexual Harassment in Employment Workshop: This workshop discusses the sexual harassment law, including discussion of several “special topics” that differ from our traditional thoughts about what sexual harassment is. This workshop is important for employees because it teaches them what their rights are if they feel they have been harassed
, and how to avoid being accused of sexual harassment. This is also important for employers as it explores how to address allegations of harassment and ways to foster harassment-free environments.