Source: Maureen Minehan, Employment Alert, Volume 36, Issue 18, September 4, 2019
An employee alleges her manager sexually harassed her for months. She quits and files a lawsuit alleging sex discrimination. After a series of negotiations, she agrees to settle the charges for $100,000 and a positive reference. In exchange, your company wants her to sign a nondisclosure and non-disparagement agreement to protect you from bad publicity. You know some states have outlawed this practice in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Is it still legal?