Sexual Harassment

Recent news of sexual harassment wrongdoing by public figures and the #MeToo movement has heightened public and political interest in the prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace.  For more than a decade, California has made sexual harassment prevention a priority relying largely on its tough employee sexual harassment training requirements.   State and Federal Read more

Mandatory Updates to Delaware – New Poster Required

Employers in the state of Delaware are required to update their labor law posters to be in compliance with new state changes. The changes include an increase in the minimum wage rate and new sexual harassment protections in the workplace. During Delaware’s 2018 legislative session, SB 170 was enacted establishing two scheduled increases to the Read more

Sexual Harassment – What’s Going On in the Workplace Women are using the #MeToo campaign to speak up about the culture of sexual harassment that continues to aggrieve modern workplaces.  Despite legislative and social reforms over the past 40 years, workplace sexual harassment is still pervasive.  Employees endure workplace sexual harassment to protect their jobs Read more

Sexual Harassment is Illegal Poster

On August 29, 2018, Delaware Governor John Carney signed a bill expanding employer responsibility to prevent and correct sexual harassment in the workplace. HB 360 explicitly defines prohibited sexual harassment in the context of employment, provides information on when an employer is considered responsible for prohibited conduct by an employee or supervisors, and requires employers Read more

Sexual Harassment Training

On April 10, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York State Budget Bill, which includes a mandate for employers designed to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Under the mandate, New York employers will be required to provide sexual harassment training to all workers. Employers without anti-harassment policies should start designing and implementing them Read more

Sexual Harassment

In the last month, the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace has been brought to the spotlight with multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault against U.S. film producer Harvey Weinstein. A number of women and men have used this opportunity to recount their experiences of workplace harassment. Employers are urged to enforce their Read more

On October 27, 2015, an Act to amend various statutes with respect to sexual violence, sexual harassment, domestic  violence and related matters passed the first reading. The Act, also known as Bill 132, has amended provisions that specify employers’ obligations to have a program and a policy to protect employees from workplace harassment. The new Read more