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Labor and Employment – Sexual Harassment – Contractual Waivers and Reporting Requirements

Sponsored by:

Delegate Valderrama


In the House - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Providing that a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment, discrimination, or retaliation is null and void as being against the public policy of the State; prohibiting an employer from taking certain adverse actions against certain employees; providing that certain employers are liable for certain attorney's fees; applying the Act; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegates Valderrama, Anderson, Angel, Atterbeary, Barkley, B. Barnes, D. Barnes, Barron, Barve, Beidle, Branch, Brooks, Carr, Chang, Clippinger, Cullison, Davis, Dumais, Fennell, Flanagan, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gibson, Gilchrist, Glass, Glenn, Gutierrez, Healey, Hettleman, Hill, Hixson, C. Howard, Jackson, Jones, Kaiser, Kelly, Korman, Kramer, Lafferty, J. Lewis, R. Lewis, Lierman, Lisanti, Mautz, McIntosh, McMillan, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Mosby, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Proctor, Queen, Reznik, Rosenberg, Sample-Hughes, Sanchez, Simonaire, Stein, Tarlau, Turner, Valentino-Smith, Waldstreicher, Walker, A. Washington, M. Washington, Wilkins, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1010
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Economic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Private Sector Labor and Industry
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys' Fees
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Harassment -see also- Threats
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Sexual Offenses
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Labor and Employment
Article - State Government
(20-101, 20-208)

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February 14, 2018 6:01 P.M.