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It’s the Law: New York State Expands Workplace Protections Against Sexual Harassment and Other Forms of Discrimination

August 20, 2019

As detailed in our June 2019 alert, the New York State legislature passed sweeping legislation designed to increase protections against workplace sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination under the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL).  On August 12, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed this legislation into law.  The new provisions go into effect in phases, with the majority taking effect on October 11, 2019.

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