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New York State Issues Final Guidance Regarding Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    The State of New York has issued final guidance on combating sexual harassment in the workplace. This includes updated guidance on the mandatory sexual harassment prevention policies and annual employee training applicable to employers in New York beginning October 9, 2018.

    The updated final guidance and other resources, including a model policy, model training materials, and a Toolkit for Employers, are available on the state's dedicated website. The final guidance also includes FAQs addressing the policy and training requirements, as well as on nondisclosure agreements and mandatory arbitration provisions.

    To read more about the final guidance and how it provides clarity for employers, including the delay in the deadline for training of current employees, please click here and read the post by Jackson Lewis attorneys Rich Greenberg, Dan Jacobs, Lori Bauer, Susan Corcoran, Mike Jakowsky, Vince Polsinelli, Chris Valentino, and Tania Mistretta.

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