4 Things To Know About NJ's Bill Targeting Harassment Deals

Law360 (July 16, 2018, 3:25 PM EDT) -- Pending New Jersey legislation that would bar workplace harassment settlements subject to nondisclosure agreements captures the zeitgeist of the #MeToo movement on its surface, but Garden State attorneys who analyzed the measure say there’s more to the proposal than meets the eye.

The Senate last month unanimously blessed the initiative, which was instituted by both legislative chambers in the wake of high-profile sex scandals that felled the careers of film producer Harvey Weinstein, late Fox News chief Roger Ailes and countless other celebrities. Now pending before the Assembly in two identical bills, the lesser known parts of the legislation have sparked...

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