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Governor Pritzker Signs IL Harassment Training Bill into Law

Posted by Jonathan Gonzalez on August 12, 2019 / 
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New York Governor Signs Sexual Harassment Bill Into Law

Posted by Jonathan Gonzalez on August 13, 2019 / 
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On August 12, 2019 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that greatly expands protections for employees and impacts the New York sexual harassment training prevention law going forward.

Specifically, the law signed on August 12 changes the standard by which claims of workplace harassment are evaluated. Complainants are no longer required to prove that the misconduct at issue was severe and/or pervasive. Instead, the new law changes the statutory definition of harassment to include conduct that rises