SHRM CEO to Testify Before California’s Joint Subcommittee on Harassment Prevention and Response

January 22, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The president and chief executive officer of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., will testify during the Wednesday, Jan. 24, informational hearing of the Joint Committee on Rules Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response.

In his testimony before the hearing on “Best Practices for Changing Culture on Sexual Harassment,” Taylor will speak about the importance of a workplace culture of respect, tolerance and civility – one that does not tolerate harassment, one in which everyone is held to the same standard, and one that acts when harassment does occur.

When: 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 24

Where: State Capitol, Room 4202

Details: Taylor is available for media interviews Wednesday in advance of his testimony and immediately afterward. The text of his testimony will be available online. 

The hearing will be live streamed

SHRM, a global professional membership association for human resources, is a leader in providing education and resources on sexual harassment. It works closely with the California State Council of SHRM and 17 local chapters in the state.

Media: For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Kate Kennedy at and 703-535-6260.

About the Society for Human Resource Management
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SHRMPress.


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