2019 Bills Pertaining to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
By Cindy Elkins
Cynthia Elkins is the principal of Elkins Employment Law, founded in 1998, a firm devoted to the representation and defense of employers in all aspects of their employment-law and human resource legal concerns, Prior to starting her own practice, Cynthia held several positions with employment law firms.
This time of year sees not only the changing of the seasons (as much as we have seasons in California), but this time of year is when we see the many new pieces of legislation that have been signed into law. Many of the new laws were the result of the much publicized #MeToo movement.
Below is a brief overview of some of the bills pertaining to these issues. These laws became effective January 1, 2019, unless otherwise noted.