In a surprise move for the typically employer-friendly state, Texas laws on sexual harassment officially became more protective of employees than federal law on Sept. 1. The “new Texas Sexual Harassment Law” expands liability for sexual harassment to employers of all sizes, and to individual managers, who may now be held personally liable for failing to remedy sexual harassment. The new statutes also heightened the standards on employers to take action and extends the deadline to file charges of discrimination based on sexual harassment . . .
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