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New Federal Law Bans NDAs in Sexual Harassment Cases

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​​Employers often have an interest in ensuring that details of the workplace do not get out into the general public. Accordingly, they often require employees and other business associates to sign nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) as a condition of working at or with the company. Employees, who want a job, usually do not feel as if they are in a position to say no when their employer makes this request, although some states have outlawed NDAs as a condition of employment.

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The Legal Distinctions Among Discrimination, Harassment, & Retaliation

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​​Texas has a history of being an employer-friendly state; however, federal and state laws prevent employers from illegal harassment, discrimination, and retaliation in the workplace. Employers are not legally allowed to hold certain personal characteristics against their employees. There are federal and state laws that protect workers from being treated differently based on traits including…

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