Discrimination and Harassment Reports

Harassment Prevention Training for City Employees - Reporting Requirements for City Departments

On February 6, 2019, Mayor London N. Breed signed the Harassment Prevention Training Ordinance (No. 13-19) establishing the following new requirements and accountability measures for City employees and departments:
  • Annual harassment prevention training for all City employees who regularly work 20 hours per week or at least 960 hours in a fiscal year; that new employees shall be trained within 30 days of beginning work; and that training must include bystander intervention training.
  • Quarterly and annual reports on harassment complaints to the Department of Human Resources and annual reports on the number of employees by department shall be posted to its website.
  • Quarterly reports of settlements, lawsuits, and administrative claims filed by female City employees alleging discrimination shall be provided by the City Attorney to the Commission and Department on the Status of Women.
  • Posting of the above reports to the Department on the Status of Women's website.

Department of Human Resources Reports on Harassment Complaints

City Attorney Reports on Discrimination Complaints


The City and County of San Francisco prohibits harassment and discrimination on the basis sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Visit the Department of Human Resources website for more information about the City's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies, procedures, and trainings.
For additional information and resources, visit our page on Creating a Workplace Free of Sexual Harassment.