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5 Takeaways As NY Toughens Workplace Sex Harassment Law

Law360 (June 24, 2019, 6:45 PM EDT) -- New York lawmakers passed anti-sexual harassment legislation last week that would make it easier for workers to win discrimination suits, nixing a requirement that misconduct be "severe or pervasive" to be illegal harassment and eliminating a barrier that blocked employees from winning in court if they hadn't complained internally first. Here, Law360 looks at five takeaways from this landmark legal overhaul.

A Lower Bar for Proving Harassment

New York State Assembly Bill A08421, which New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo championed, takes aim at a portion of state law that advocates for women and workers have named as one of the strongest barriers...

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