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NYS Employers: Updated Sexual Harassment Postings and Policies Are Required!

Employers should be aware that New York state has passed a law that requires employers to reference an established hotline in any material – including handbooks, policies and workplace postings – they post or provide to employees regarding sexual harassment. The hotline is intended to enable individuals experiencing workplace harassment to receive pro bono counsel … Continue Reading

New Chicago Sexual Harassment Prevention Requirements Go Into Effect

Chicago’s new sexual harassment prevention ordinance went into effect this month, imposing significant new obligations on Chicago employers. The ordinance requires employers to have a written policy prohibiting sexual harassment that includes an expanded definition of sexual harassment, a statement that sexual harassment and retaliation for reporting sexual harassment are illegal in Chicago, examples of … Continue Reading

Only Two Weeks Remaining for Connecticut Employers to Meet Their Sexual Harassment Training Requirements

The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) recently extended the deadline for employers to complete sexual harassment training as required under the Time’s Up Act (the Act). Employers are not required to request this extension; it is a blanket extension to April 19, 2021*. The Act, which went into effect on Oct. 1, … Continue Reading