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Capital Public Radio: Window For Sexual Harassment Complaints Could Widen Under New Bills

January 18, 2018 | by

Capital Public Radio covered an ERA-sponsored bill – AB 1870 – that would extend the statute of limitations for sexual harassment claims. 

Jessica Stender, an attorney with San Francisco nonprofit Equal Rights Advocates, said many women who survive sexual harassment at work — particularly low-wage workers — are “not even aware that the clock has begun to run.”

“[They] face obstacles such as trauma, lack of information about their rights, and fear of retaliation,” she said.


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