Overview of New Laws
New Protections from Harassment
The Human Rights Law now protects victims of harassment, including sexual harassment, in important new ways such as ensuring that harassment does not need to be severe or pervasive to be against the law.
Model Sexual Harassment Policy and Training For All Employers
Beginning in October 2018 Employers must adopt a sexual harassment prevention policy and training or use a similar policy and training that meet or exceeds the law’s minimum standards.
Statute of Limitations Extended
Effective August 12, 2020, the statute of limitations for filing a sexual harassment complaint with the Division of Human Rights is extended from one year to three years.
Protection Against Sexual Harassment
Learn more about the model sexual harassment policy and what you need to know as an employer.