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In a Labor Day weekend news dump, on Friday, August 30, 2019 California Governor Gavin Newsome signed into law SB 778, which amends the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. Under the new amendment, employers with five or more employees will be required to train all employees on the prevention of sexual harassment by January [...]

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 by no longer requiring a […]

Late on Friday, August 9, 2019, Illinois Governor Pritzker signed SB 75 into law. Among other changes, this law amends the Illinois Human Rights Act to require employers of all sizes to provide annual training on the prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace. The new law takes effect January 1, 2020, and training will […]

New DOJ Antitrust Guidelines on Corporate Compliance Programs   For many, “And the Beat Goes On” awakens memories of Sonny & Cher’s anthem to changing times.   Perhaps not surprisingly, the words are just as applicable to business ethics—change keeps on coming.   This month, the US Department of Justice continued its push for change […]

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