City of Glens Falls – Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (S9-23-04)

Issued Date
September 15, 2023

Audit Objective

Determine whether City of Glens Falls (City) employees and elected officials completed annual sexual harassment prevention training (SHP Training).

Key Findings

SHP Training was not provided to all employees and any elected officials. Of the 30 total individuals we tested (23 selected employees and all seven elected officials), two employees or 9 percent of employees tested and all seven elected officials did not complete the annual SHP Training.

Additionally, the City excluded seasonal employees and new hires starting in June or after from SHP Training.

Key Recommendations

Ensure all employees are provided, and complete, annual SHP Training and encourage elected officials to complete the training.

City officials generally agreed with our recommendations and indicated they planned to initiate corrective action.