Comments: NY A08421 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Bill Title: Provides increased protections for protected classes and special protections for employees who have been sexually harassed; prohibits nondisclosure agreements related to discrimination; prohibits mandatory arbitration clauses related to discrimination; requires employers to provide employees notice of their sexual harassment prevention training program in writing in English and in employees' primary languages; extends the statute of limitations for claims resulting from unlawful or discriminatory practices constituting sexual harassment to three years; requires review and update of the model sexual harassment prevention guidance document and sexual harassment prevention policy; and directs the commissioner of labor to conduct a study on strengthening sexual harassment prevention laws.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 95-1)

Status: (Passed) 2019-08-12 - signed chap.160 [A08421 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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