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New Model Sexual Harassment Policy Serves as a Reminder for NY Employers

With legal amendments in response to the “Me Too” movement and the unique impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, New York businesses are now revisiting their harassment policy models to make sure they are up to date. The New York State Department of Labor has released a revised Model Sexual Harassment Policy and training materials, highlighting key changes such as expanded protections, remote work considerations, and proactive managerial roles. Whether you’re updating your existing policy or starting fresh, now is the perfect time to ensure your workplace remains a safe, harassment-free environment. Explore the changing landscape of sexual harassment policies in New York, as outlined by Benjamin E. Mudrick in his recent article for the Rochester Business Journal.

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