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Gender Violence, Employer Duty

An act concerning civil law






Provides that an employer shall be liable for gender-related violence committed by an employee or nonemployee if the employer, through the employer’s acts or omissions, engages in: (1) encouraging or assisting in the commission of the gender-related violence by failing to supervise, train, or monitor an employee or nonemployee; (2) having prior knowledge of an employee’s or nonemployee’s propensity for engaging in similar conduct but failing to take remedial measures; (3) failing to investigate complaints or reports of similar conduct by an employee or nonemployee; or (4) otherwise failing to investigate or take remedial measures in response to complaints or

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