Tag: sexual assault

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

New York City Law Revives Expired Claims for Sexual Assault through March 25, 2025

December 20, 2023

Via: National Law Review

Survivors of gender-motivated violence that occurred in New York City have until March 25, 2025, to file claims that previously expired under the lookback window created in the New York City Victims of Gender-Motivated Violence Protection Law (the “Protection Law”). […]

Know Your Rights

Arbitration Remains an Option in Sexual Harassment Cases

April 18, 2022


Arbitration instead of litigation remains an option for employees who allege sexual harassment, despite a recent law banning the enforcement of pre-dispute pacts for sexual-harassment and sexual-assault claims. While an employer can note that this is an option, it should […]

Know Your Rights

After prosecutor declines to bring rape charge, accuser uses unusual law to convene her own grand jury

May 20, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

A Kansas woman is taking matters into her own hands after she was unable to persuade a prosecutor to bring a rape charge against the man she accused of strangling and slapping her during sex. Madison Smith, 22, is convening […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Federal judge declines to block new title IX sexual assault rule

August 13, 2020

Via: Jurist

A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Wednesday denied a motion for a preliminary injunction or stay on the US Department of Education’s final rule addressing Title IX obligations. This final rule will change […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

When It Comes to Harassment, Workplace Silence Doesn’t Mean Everything Is OK

July 20, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

In the last year, the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have helped give a strong voice and support to those who’ve suffered sexual assault, harassment and bullying in workplaces at the hands of (usually white) men in power. Last October, the […]