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A08421 Summary:

COSPNSRWright, Rozic, Titus, Crespo, Walker, Weinstein, Simon, Cruz, Nolan, Quart, Cook, Glick, Galef, Arroyo, Paulin, Lifton, Peoples-Stokes, Lupardo, Jaffee, Rosenthal L, Barrett, Fahy, Solages, Davila, Bichotte, Jean-Pierre, Joyner, Seawright, Woerner, Hunter, Hyndman, Richardson, De La Rosa, Dickens, Niou, Pheffer Amato, Williams, Fernandez, Frontus, Griffin, McMahon, Darling, Reyes, Romeo, Gottfried, Schimminger, Abbate, Aubry, Cahill, Englebright, Perry, Pretlow, Dinowitz, Colton, Magnarelli, Cymbrowitz, Rivera, Cusick, O'Donnell, Ramos, Benedetto, Lavine, Hevesi, Stirpe, Zebrowski, DenDekker, Miller MG, Thiele, Abinanti, Braunstein, Bronson, Rodriguez, Weprin, Ryan, Buchwald, Kim, Mosley, Otis, Steck, Pichardo, Blake, Barron, Barnwell, D'Urso, Jones, Vanel, Rosenthal D, Burke, Eichenstein, Epstein, Fall, Jacobson, Sayegh, DeStefano
Amd §§292, 296, 296-b, 296-d, 297, 300 & 63, Exec L; amd §5-336, Gen Ob L; amd §§7515 & 5003-b, CPLR; amd §201-g, Lab L
Provides increased protections for protected classes and special protections for employees who have been sexually harassed; prohibits nondisclosure agreements related to discrimination; prohibits mandatory arbitration clauses related to discrimination; requires employers to provide employees notice of their sexual harassment prevention training program in writing in English and in employees' primary languages; extends the statute of limitations for claims resulting from unlawful or discriminatory practices constituting sexual harassment to three years; requires review and update of the model sexual harassment prevention guidance document and sexual harassment prevention policy; and directs the commissioner of labor to conduct a study on strengthening sexual harassment prevention laws.
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