Thursday, September 20, 2018

Maryland’s New Sexual Harassment Law Takes Effect Oct. 1 – Is Your Business Ready?

By: Jessica B. Summers, Associate

SUMMARY: Maryland’s new Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act, will go into effect on October 1, 2018.  The new law does two big things: (1) it prohibits waivers of future claims of sexual harassment or related retaliation, and (2) it requires employers with more than 50 employees to complete two surveys reporting their sexual harassment claims and settlements.