The Chicago City Council enacted amendments to the City’s Human Rights Ordinance that take effect July 1, 2022. The amendments:

  • Expand the definitions of the sexual harassment and sexual orientation;


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Employers can no longer mandate pre-dispute arbitration for claims of sexual assault or sexual harassment by employers.

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Continue Reading Employee’s Choice: No More Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Claims

Included in the over 650 new laws that went into effect in Texas Sept. 1 was a little-publicized but important set of amendments to the Texas Commission on Human Rights
Continue Reading What Every Texas Employer Needs to Know About the State’s New Sexual Harassment Law

New to 2020, Illinois employers of all sizes must conduct sexual harassment prevention training by Dec. 31. This training requirement is part of the Illinois Workplace Transparency Act, which


Continue Reading Illinois Workplace Harassment Training Deadline Fast-Approaching

Gov. Newsom signed 870 bills into law and vetoed 172. Fortunately, not all of them were labor and employment related. This GT Alert provides an overview of the new employment-related
Continue Reading California Labor & Employment Legislative Update 2019 – Spoiler Alert, Things Have Not Moderated

New York employers have until Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, to train each of their employees on sexual harassment prevention. The training must be conducted annually thereafter, and must satisfy
Continue Reading Reminder: Oct. 9, 2019, Deadline Approaches for New York Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

On August 12, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed new legislation amending the New York State Human Rights Law (the “NYSHRL”), changing the State law’s previous adherence to certain
Continue Reading Attention New York Employers: When It Comes to Workplace Harassment, Times Are Changing