H.B. 360: Delaware General Assembly’s Apparent Response to “#MeToo” Movement

July/August 2018


The #MeToo movement has sparked worldwide attentionwith its efforts to bring awareness and an end to sexual assault andharassment. The apparent impact can be seen not only in Hollywood butalso right here in Delaware with the passage of House Bill 360, whichbroadens protections for Delaware workers against sexual harassment.The bill is aimed at combatting sexual harassment in the workplace whileensuring the safety and dignity of all Delaware workers, including stateemployees, unpaid interns, applicants, joint employees, and apprentices.HB360 applies to all Delaware employers with four or more employeesand includes the State, the General Assembly, State agencies and labororganizations. It awaits the Governor’s signature.

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