March 2023

The Speak Out Act Ends the Silencing of Sexual Assault Victims Through Nondisclosure and Non-Disparagement Agreements


On December 7, 2022, the Speak Out Act (“Act”) was signed into law by President Biden to combat sexual assault and sexual harassment in the workplace and ensure that victims and survivors are free to disclose their abuse. The Act renders judicially unenforceable any clause in a nondisclosure or non-disparagement agreement related to sexual harassment or sexual assault claims, provided that the agreement was entered into before the dispute arose. Read the full article on pages 9-10 here or in the PDF below.

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