Bloomberg Law
Aug. 30, 2021, 11:59 PM

California Non-Disclosure Agreement Ban Heads to Governor

Tiffany Stecker
Tiffany Stecker

California could extend a ban on using legal agreements to silence those who received money in sexual harassment settlements to all types of alleged discrimination, including workplace harassment based on race, under a bill that Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) must sign or veto by Oct. 10.

The state Senate on Monday passed the measure (S.B. 331) 30 to 8 after the Assembly voted 48 to 12 in favor last Thursday. If signed, the new law would take effect on Jan. 1, 2022.

State Sen. Connie Leyva (D) advocated for a similar bill (S.B. 820) four ...

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