Sidney L. Gold of Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. was recently quoted in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) article titled, “Illinois Anti-Harassment Law for Restaurants and Bars Leads National Trend.” This article discusses the advancements in employment law in Illinois, including a recently signed law requiring all employers to provide written anti-harassment policies and sexual-harassment-prevention training to all employees. Laws such as these are needed to keep employees safe and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Restaurants and bars frequent the list of industries with the most sexual harassment charges.
Due to the Coronavirus, many restaurants and bars are unable to conduct sexual harassment seminars that are required by law, resulting in company closures and lawsuits. Sidney L. Gold discusses the policies that employers need to follow and the seriousness of sexual harassment in the workplace. Click here to read the article.