"Sex Harassment Laws Toughened in New York: ‘Finally, This Is Happening’"

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NY state has passed legislation that make their harassment laws the most robust in the nation. ⁣

⁣The new legislation changes include:

  • ⁣Eliminating the “severe and pervasive” standard for proving harassment. ⁣

  • ⁣Restricting the employer’s ability to avoid liability for the behavior of their employees. ⁣

  • ⁣Providing for attorneys fees and punitive damages in discrimination cases.⁣

  • ⁣Expanding the time frame to file complaints about workplace harassment with a state agency.⁣

  • ⁣Requiring anti-harassment training to be provided in multiple languages.⁣

Read the article: Sex Harassment Laws Toughened in New York: ‘Finally, This Is Happening’ via The New York Times

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