June 29, 2022
Labor & Employment Alert
As of July 1, Chicago employers are required to have a written policy document on sexual harassment
In mid-May 2022, the Chicago City Council passed an ordinance imposing new anti-sexual harassment requirements for employers located in Chicago. The new requirements go into effect July 1. Below is a summary of the requirements.
As of July 1, 2022, all employers in the city of Chicago must have a written policy on sexual harassment. The written policy document shall include at least the following:
The written policy must be available in the employee’s primary language within the first calendar week of starting employment. Additionally, employers will be required to display a poster advising of the prohibition on sexual harassment where employees can see it. The poster can be found here.
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