Legislation Proposed In California To Expand The Statute of Limitations For Harassment Claims Featured

  11 December 2018

In one of her first acts after being sworn in for her second term in the Assembly, Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) introduced, along with Assemblymember Laura Friedman, AB 9 which extends the administrative timeline to bring forward a complaint of workplace harassment from one year to three years pursuant to the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

According to Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) “Every victim of harassment deserves fair access to justice. In 2018, similar legislation, AB 1870 “The Stop Harassment and Reporting Extension “(SHARE) Act, passed the Assembly and Senate, but was vetoed by Governor Brown. Read more here.