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As we reported in our blog post, and our summer newsletter, in late June, the New York Legislature passed a bill that vastly changed the discrimination and harassment landscape for employers.
BakerHostetler
The California Supreme Court has ruled that a former employee's retaliation or discrimination claim can be dismissed at the initial stages of litigation via California's anti-SLAPP statute.
BakerHostetler
We previously reported that the NYC Commission on Human Rights issued legal enforcement guidance for employers regarding racial discrimination on the basis of hair under the New York City
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Signaling a growing movement to align culturally inclusive practices with legal protections, California has become the first state to expressly ban discrimination based on hairstyle and hair texture associated with a person's race.
Littler Mendelson
Since 2016, hundreds of bills and dozens of new laws aimed at closing the pay gap have been introduced and enacted at both the state and local levels.
Orrick
In Taylor v. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company, the Washington Supreme Court recently held that obesity is always an "impairment" under the Washington Law Against Discrimination
Thompson Coburn LLP
Restricts non-disclosure and non-disparagement (unless made mutual) language in employment agreements, separation agreements, and settlement agreements;
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On August 15, 2019, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) added a question and answer to its list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) addressing,
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On August 9, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation (S.04037/A.4204) that prohibits employment discrimination based on religious attire, clothing, and facial hair
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
As the New York State Legislature neared the end of the 2019 session in June, it passed several bills amending the state's laws prohibiting discrimination and harassment. We addressed the major provisions of these new bills in our previous alert.
Reed Smith
New York lawmakers have been busy this summer. First, in June, they passed a suite of bills significantly expanding the protections
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Several Ward and Smith attorneys provided updates on some of the fastest-changing areas of employment law during the firm's 2019 Employment Law Symposium.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Eight YouTubers, including the creators of such channels as GlitterBombTV, Queer Kid Stuff, and Watts the Safeword, recently filed a class action
Bowditch & Dewey
On August 7, 2019, a federal district court in Rhode Island rejected a student's disability discrimination claim against Bryant University. The student enrolled in the University's
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
CRST Expedited, Inc. is a long-haul trucking company with more than 3,000 drivers. Two drivers staff each truck. One person drives while the other rests.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
New York, N.Y. (August 14, 2019) - Supplementing our July 16 Client Alert, New York's Child Victims Act (CVA) takes effect today after having been signed by Governor Cuomo on February 14, 2019.
Duane Morris LLP
The #MeToo era has incited a reckoning of workplace culture. The movement encourages, and sometimes compels, employers to examine their handling of harassment
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) lower the bar for employees and individual nonemployees pursuing discrimination and harassment claims.
Ford & Harrison LLP
On August 9, 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker enacted sweeping changes to the landscape of employment law in Illinois. See Public Act 101-0221
BakerHostetler
As a result of the #MeToo movement, several states moved to quash the use of nondisclosure agreements in cases where sexual harassment was alleged.
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