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Outlawing Sexual Harassment

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Morgan Lewis partner Sarah Bouchard and associate Jocelyn Womack detailed some of the legislative response that is changing the way executives respond to sexual harassment claims in Human Resource Executive. “Employers who would have previously been willing to settle claims privately and quickly may now be forced to engage in litigation that is public,” says Bouchard in the article. “Further, employees with weaker claims who might have previously received a settlement payout while preserving their privacy might be compelled to litigate publicly.” Womack pointed out that in New York, both cities and the state are passing anti-harassment legislation.

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