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New Tax Law Quashes Deduction for Some Sexual Harassment Settlements

On January 3, 2018 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Jo Bennett Payments made pursuant to a confidential settlement of sexual harassment allegations will no longer be a permissible tax deduction for business under a little-noticed provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. ┬áThe tax law permits the deduction if the settlement agreement does not contain a non-disclosure […]

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PA Bill Would Ban Nondisclosure Agreements for Sexual Misconduct

On November 17, 2017 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Jo Bennett In response to a surge of sexual misconduct allegations throughout the country, Democratic state senators in Pennsylvania on Wednesday announced legislation that would ban agreements that hide the identity of persons accused of sexual assault or harassment. Senate Bill 999 takes aim at nondisclosure agreements (NDAs), in […]

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