New York State’s Adult Survivors Act amends the state’s statute of limitations for civil claims alleging certain sexual offenses—which may include any unwanted sexual contact in the workplace—committed against individuals age 18 or older.
Is your subsidiary in Brazil required to have an Internal Committee for the Prevention of Accidents? If so, you have until March 20, 2023, to update your program to include sexual harassment prevention measures.
On October 17, 2022, President Biden signed into law the AI Training Act. The purported purpose of the Act is to ensure the federal government’s workforce has knowledge of how artificial intelligence (AI) works, AI’s benefits, and AI’s risks.
In 2018, the District of Columbia enacted the Tipped Wage Workers Fairness Amendment Act. Among other things, the Act imposes obligations on employers that employ tipped employees, including significant training and reporting requirements.
Cities have started to implement their own workplace regulations, an area previously reserved to federal and state governments. The hotel industry, which often is one of the primary drivers of a local economy, has been a particular focus.
On June 27, 2022, a Florida district court denied a request to enjoin the provisions of Florida HB 7, the so-called “Stop-WOKE” law, which dramatically limit what and how employers can communicate to employees in workplace DEI training.