Gender Equality in Employment Act amended

22 March 2024 1 min read

At a glance

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  • The Gender Equality in Employment Act (GEEA) has recently been amended, with provisions set to come into effect in March 2024 that will cover sexual harassment outside of work hours or from different business divisions of the same company.
  • The GEEA also defines abuse of authority and provides for stricter punishment for those in positions of power who sexually harass employees.
  • The statute of limitations to report sexual harassment has been extended from six months to two years, and to seven years for cases which involve an abuse of authority.

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