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US Legislators Reacting to #MeToo

American jurisdictions, notably, California and New York have passed laws dealing with non-disclosure covenants and in the case of New York, the mandatory arbitration of sexual harassment cases. Will Canadian legislators follow? Non-Disclosure Term Void in California The State of California has, as of January 1, 2019, implemented new legislation designed to limit an employer’s ability to keep the allegations of sexual harassment confidential, even in the case of a settlement. The new law applies to contracts made on this date or following and is not retrospective. The law[1] will...