US - Connecticut passes sweeping changes to its human rights laws

Connecticut has introduced new legislation on sexual harassment in the workplace, including new policy and training requirements and additional protection for employees complaining of sexual harassment.    Executive Summary  In the continued fallout from the ‘#MeToo’ movement, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has signed new legislation imposing sweeping changes to Connecticut’s human rights law designed to reduce sexual harassment in the workplace and provide additional protections to victims of sexual harassment….

US – New sexual harassment laws: what employers in NY need to know

This article sets out the main obligations and potential liabilities on employers arising from New York State’s recent workplace sexual harassment legislation. Executive Summary In the fiscal year 2019 budget, the New York State Legislature passed several new laws aimed at preventing workplace sexual harassment, including banning mandatory arbitration and requiring anti-harassment policies and training. These new laws, a response to the larger social conversation…