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AB 1229: Sexual Harassment (2003)


AB 1229 (2003) would have set aside the Mackey decision, in which an appellate court found that a workplace in which a supervisor gave preferential treatment and promotions to employees with whom he was having sexual relations did not create a hostile work environment and did not constitute sexual harassment.  AB 1229 would have clarified that a workplace that bases job opportunities and conditions on sexual favors creates a hostile work environment.

Final Status and Text

AB 1229 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Did not pass the Legislature

You can read its final text on the Legislature's Bill Information site.

News & Press Releases about AB 1229

05/29/2003 - Merit, not mating: AB 1229