The policy must:
- Provide a process for employees to report prohibited conduct;
- Identify an individual or position designated by the employer (and an alternate) who is responsible for receiving reports of prohibited conduct;
- Include the applicable statute of limitations period to an employee’s right of action for alleging unlawful conduct;
- Include a statement that an employer may not require or coerce an employee to enter into a nondisclosure or nondisparagement agreement, including a description of the meaning of those terms;
- Include an explanation that an employee claiming to be aggrieved by covered discrimination may voluntarily request to enter into an agreement that contains a nondisclosure, nondisparagement, or no-rehire provision and that the employee would have at least seven days to revoke the agreement; and
- Include a statement advising employers and employees to document any incidents involving covered discrimination or sexual assault.
Beginning October 1, 2020, employers must:
- Make their policy available to employees within the workplace;
- Provide a copy of the policy to each employee at the time of hire; and
- Require any individual who is designated by the employer to receive complaints to provide a copy of the policy to any employee who discloses information regarding prohibited discrimination or harassment at the time that such disclosure is made.
If you have questions about the Workplace Fairness Act or required policy updates, contact Amy Angel at 503-276-2195 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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