Law 360: ‘Silenced No More’ Bill Joins State Efforts To Restrict NDAs
April 26. 2021
ERA Senior Counsel for Workplace Justice & Public Policy Jessica Stender is featured in a Law 360 article speaking about our co-sponsored bill in California, the Silenced No More Act (SB 331, Leyva), which is part of our 2021 Stronger California agenda.
She highlights the damage inflected on workers by nondisclosure agreements after they experience racism, harassment, and other forms of discrimination.
A worker who’s already been subjected to discrimination or harassment at work has already suffered a trauma,” she said. “And so to impose, essentially, a gag order on them really is inflicting yet another harm on them, because they’re being silenced from sharing their story.