DDP is a firm supporter of the elimination of the nondisclosure clauses and similar policy keeping victims from sharing their stories and seeking justice. Read the following related article from The New York Times.
By Elizabeth A. Harris
14 June 2019
Harvey Weinstein used them. So did R. Kelly, Bill O’Reilly and many less famous men.
When these men were accused of sexual abuse or harassment, they would use a legal tool that was practically magical in its power to make their problems disappear: a nondisclosure agreement. That, along with a substantial payment, would be enough to ensure that no one outside a handful of people would ever know what they had been accused of.
Such agreements have been a requirement for years in virtually every out-of-court settlement for sexual misconduct. But after the #MeToo movement took off in late 2017, there were calls around the country to restrict or ban such agreements, and thunderous outrage over their secrecy.
Read the full article in The New York Times.
Learn more about the NDAs in the Harvard Business Review.