Labor and Employment – Sexual Harassment – Contractual Waivers and Reporting Requirements

Bill Number:  HB1596

Bill Sponsor(s):  Delegate Valderrama

Subject:  Economic Matters

Bill Summary:

Providing that a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment, discrimination, or retaliation is null and void as being against the public policy of the State; prohibiting an employer from taking certain adverse actions against certain employees; providing that certain employers are liable for certain attorney’s fees; applying the Act; etc.

Members read more about our positioning within our Members Only section.