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Nevada Gambling Regulators Mull Workplace Harassment Regs

Law360.com, March 23, 2018

The past year has brought an increased awareness of the widespread problem of sexual harassment and gender inequality in the workplace. No industry is immune to the issue, including the gaming industry. In response, Nevada’s Gaming Control Board has taken initial steps to address sexual misconduct in the workplace among its licensees. The board is currently considering whether to implement regulations or minimum internal control standards related to sexual harassment in the workplace. Toward that end, board Chairwoman Becky Harris issued a notice on March 1 to gaming licensees, declaring the board’s inherent interest in licensees’ sexual harassment policies and procedures. “An anti-sexual harassment policy is a key component to sexual harassment prevention,” the notice reads, warning the industry that regulatory violations can result in discipline including fines or license suspensions or revocations.

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