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October 2018 Legal Report Resources

​Harassment. Employees who do not report sexual harassment at work due to fear of retaliation may sue their employer later, a U.S. federal appeals court ruled.​

Hate crime. A U.S. federal jury convicted a man of a hate crime for burning a mosque in Victoria, Texas, in 2017.

Data transfer. Japan and the European Union signed an agreement to allow data to flow between the two entities in line with EU privacy standards.

Surveillance. The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation designed to protect diplomats from surveillance by consumer devices.

Discrimination. Estee Lauder will pay $1.1 million and other relief to settle charges of sex discrimination against male employees.