Category Archives: Anti-Harassment

Time’s Up for Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry

The Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund (Defense Fund), known for providing legal assistance to victims of sexual misconduct, recently started targeting McDonald’s restaurants to pursue sexual harassment claims. On May 21, 2019, the Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union, … Continue reading

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#MeToo: Proposed Illinois Law Would Require Restaurant Employee Anti-Harassment Training

On February 15, 2019, Representative Ann M. Williams (D) introduced House Bill 3351, the Restaurant Anti-Harassment Act (the “Bill”). If it is enacted, the Bill would require all restaurants operating in Illinois to have a written sexual harassment training policy … Continue reading

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