Tag: Sexual Harassment

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York State Department of Labor Updates its Mandatory Sexual Harassment Policy Requirements

April 30, 2023

Via: JD Supra

As New York State employers are well aware, effective October 9, 2018, New York State Labor Law Section 201-g requires that employers adopt a sexual harassment policy and provide annual employee sexual harassment training. Employers may adopt the State’s Sexual […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Three Common Workplace Harassment Prevention Mistakes to Avoid

April 5, 2023

Via: National Law Review

Organizations everywhere have recognized the importance of eliminating workplace harassment. From decreased productivity to higher turnover, the impact of workplace harassment can be monumental and even shake an entire business to its core. It is critical that your organization take […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Congress Voids Sexual Harassment NDAs: 10 Things Employers Need to Know

November 18, 2022

Via: JD Supra

Congress just passed a law Wednesday that will prevent employers from forcing victims of sexual harassment and assault to remain quiet in response to alleged abuse, requiring some businesses to alter their business practices – and serving as yet another […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

And Justice for All – Tax Refunds for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment Victims

November 7, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The media has filled the airwaves with stories of sexual harassment and abuse in every corner of American Society. The media itself has been the perpetrator of many of these claims. On average, there are 463,634 victims (age 12 or […]

Know Your Rights

What Is Cyber Flashing?

August 29, 2022

Via: FindLaw

When someone intentionally sends an unsolicited sexual image through the internet, it is called “cyber flashing,” a form of sexual harassment and online abuse. It happens when a sender transmits explicit photos through Wi-Fi, messaging applications, online platforms, Bluetooth, or […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

The City of Chicago amends sexual harassment laws, including new training, policy, and notice requirements

June 17, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The City of Chicago (“the City”) recently amended its laws on sexual harassment in the workplace. Notably, by July 1, 2022, all employers in the City will be required to have a policy on sexual harassment. Additionally, beginning July 1, […]

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 […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Top 15 Fireable Offenses in the Workplace

August 27, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

Employees who don’t fit the company’s culture tend to behave in a way that disrupts productivity. Behaviors like discrimination and dishonesty are fireable offenses and create more harm than good, even from the most skilled and highest performers. When this […]