Currently, six states, New York, Arizona, Maryland, Tennessee, Vermont and Washington, have passed bills that severely limit or prohibit the use of non-disclosure agreements in settlements of sexual harassment claims. Similar bills are pending in California, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. By far the most sweeping of the bills under consideration is S 121. That bill […]
A #MeToo Moment for New Jersey Employers?
Late last year, Senator Loretta Weinberg, (D) Bergen County, introduced a bill that would (a) bar any provision in a settlement agreement that purports to waive a substantive or procedural right or remedy; and (b) prohibit the use of non-disclosure agreements in settlements of sexual harassment claims. That bill died in committee but was re-introduced […]