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Unwanted Attention and Workplace Harassment

Sexual harassment is associated with unwelcome sexual advances or offensive comments, but another form is harassment is “unwanted attention.” There is a fine line between unwanted attention and harassment and knowing the difference is essential for protecting your employment rights.

Unwanted Attention Can Create a Hostile Work Environment
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Sexual Harassment at Holiday Parties

With the holiday season upon us and more offices reopening, holiday parties may also be in the offing. So it is important to remember that sexual harassment is illegal, whether it occurs in the workplace or at a holiday party. The best way for employers and employees to understand their rights...

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EEOC Monitoring Use of AI in Employment Decisions

More employers are currently relying on artificial intelligence (AI) to screen job candidates and make employment decisions; however, there are inherent risks in tech-based hiring tools, including automating biases and the potential for discrimination. In response, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced a new initiative to ensure that AI...

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New York Expands Employee Whistleblower Protections

New York Governor Hochul recently signed legislation that significantly expands protections for whistleblowing activity by employees. The new law, which becomes effective Jan. 26, 2022, amends Section 740 of New York Labor Law (NYLL) by strengthening protections for private-sector employees alleging retaliation. The best way for employees and employers to understand their...

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