New York is ushering in new guidelines for combatting sexual harassment in the workplace--

They're slated to go into effect October 9th.

Employeers will be required to distribute written policies to employees, as well as offer sexual harassment training on an annual basis.

Kathryn Barcroft is an attorney with Soloman Law Firm, PLLC in Albany, and has experience working on cases dealing with harassment and human rights.