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September 1st is coming. And with it a change to Texas’ employment discrimination law arguably making supervisors or managers liable for sexual harassment. Now is a great time to dust off that sexual harassment training.

August 27, 2021
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A recent article published by Vinson & Elkins’ white collar practice group details a decision out of the Southern District of New York that highlights an alternative form of liability for companies and their executives when they get caught up in the #MeToo movement.

February 13, 2020
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Last year, when I wrote about the new laws that had been passed by the New York State Assembly to combat sexual harassment , I was largely complimentary. After all, requiring employers to provide…

July 2, 2019
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Texas is still a long way from becoming California when it comes to employment law, and no one expects the Republican dominated Texas legislature to follow the recent trend of other state…

March 26, 2019
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Many of us have found the descriptions of the behaviors exposed during the #MeToo movement to be a truly troubling comment on U.S. workplaces.

January 10, 2019
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California employers saw many legal developments in state courts and the legislature this year.

December 26, 2018
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Earlier this year, I discussed New York State’s new sexual harassment law, which goes into effect on October 9, 2018.

September 6, 2018
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A few weeks ago in this blog, my colleague Martin Luff discussed how buyers of businesses are increasingly using “Weinstein reps” in corporate transactional agreements in order to ensure that they…

August 30, 2018
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As Louis Brandeis observed, sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants. The exposure and discussion prompted by the #MeToo movement has shone a cleansing light on the issue of sexual harassment…

August 14, 2018
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Continuing our discussion of #MeToo, Grace Ho, Counsel in our Employment, Labor & OSHA practice, addresses some key points companies should consider when there are allegations of harassment involving…

May 29, 2018
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While employers and their lawyers love to demonize California’s employment laws, I have always thought that California’s requirement that all supervisors and managers receive interactive training in…

May 24, 2018
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The #MeToo movement presents unique challenges not only for human resources managers and general counsel, but also for boards that are increasingly recognizing the reputational damage that can be…

May 3, 2018
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