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S06577 Summary:

BILL NOS06577
 
SAME ASSAME AS A08421
 
SPONSORBIAGGI
 
COSPNSRGOUNARDES, KAPLAN, LIU
 
MLTSPNSR
 
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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