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Section 10(e), (f) and (g) contains language that would overturn 20 years of law that sets the threshold for when an employee has a right to assert a claim of harassment or discrimination. Additionally, the language creates disincentives for employers and employees to enter into settlement agreements.
Intends to improve the privacy of personal information and protect consumers' data.
Would have adopted the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts. Negotiations amongst impacted parties are underway, and appear close to finishing. The overarching goal is to allow for remote notarization. The pandemic hastened passage of the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts across the country; 40 plus states have passed the act in the last few years. The act would enhance streams of commerce, allowing more fluidity and predictability in many business transactions.
Allows employees to bring civil actions against an employer if the employee is required to attend a meeting they subjectively believe in discussing political matters, including legislation or regulations that impact business operations or employer involvement in civic or community events.
Would have provided that it shall be deemed a discriminatory practice for a business to charge different prices for substantially similar goods or services if the difference is due to sex or gender identity or expression.