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Update to Texas Sexual Harassment Laws

On September 1, 2021, new sexual harassment laws came into effect in Texas. These laws were enacted in response to concerns about the prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace and the need for greater protections for employees. One of the most significant changes is the expansion of the definition of sexual harassment. The new […]

Sexual Harassment Claims Not Subject to Arbitration

On September 1, 2021, new sexual harassment arbitration laws went into effect in Texas. These laws were enacted in response to concerns about the use of arbitration agreements to limit employees’ rights to seek justice for sexual harassment in the workplace. Under the new laws, employers are prohibited from including mandatory arbitration agreements in contracts […]