Companies Review Confidentiality, Arbitration Policies Related to Sexual Harassment Claims

Google, Uber and other tech companies announced changes in recent months to their policies eliminating the requirement for arbitration of sexual harassment claimsNew legislation imposes potential tax consequences surrounding keeping such claims confidential as a condition of settlement requiring companies to reconsider past policies regarding confidentiality agreements related to such claims. As the landscape continues to change, it’s imperative for companies, with assistance from their employment attorney, to update their confidentiality and arbitration policies regarding sexual harassment claims. Learn more about recent bills and how they may affect your policies: