Lawmakers Float Bill Fighting Workplace Harassment

Law360, New York (March 13, 2014, 5:36 PM EDT) -- New legislation was introduced in both the House and Senate on Thursday that is intended to fight workplace harassment by giving workers back certain legal recourse that had been taken away after a June 2013 U.S. Supreme Court decision.

The bill, called the Fair Employment Protection Act, was introduced on Thursday by U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, and Reps. George Miller, D-Calif., and Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn. It would restore workplace protections that were weakened after the Supreme Court's decision in Vance v....
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