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Littler Mendelson
The news that Harvey Weinstein was indicted on July 2 on additional criminal charges, one of which (predatory sexual assault) carries a maximum sentence of life in prison
Fisher Phillips LLP
Have you been convicted of a crime? Increasingly, you no longer have to check yes or no.
Littler Mendelson
The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently overturned a longstanding line of cases that allowed disabled employees to prevail in discrimination cases without proving the employer intended to discriminate or was even aware that the employee was disabled.
Foley & Lardner
With the summer (and many vacations) now in full swing, it would be easy for employers to miss the anti-sexual harassment protections
Reed Smith
Earlier this year, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the State's Budget Bill for fiscal year 2018-19. Astute employers may recall that the Budget Bill ...
Blair Cato Pickren Casterline LLC
The South Carolina General Assembly has passed a new law that requires employers to provide additional protections to their pregnant employees.
Turner Padget Graham and Laney P.A.
On May 17, 2018, Governor Henry McMaster signed into law the South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations Act.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently finalized its much-anticipated rule which expands opportunities for small businesses and certain self-employed individuals to band together ...
Fisher Phillips LLP
In 2017, nearly 9% of all Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charges of discrimination alleging sexual harassment were from employees working in Florida.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In May, we circulated an update about New York State and New York City's new anti-harassment laws and how to comply with them.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion in Minarsky v. Susquehanna County, No. 17-2646 (July 3, 2018).
Proskauer Rose LLP
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 2770 (Assembly Member Irwin; D-Thousand Oaks), an act to amend Section 47 of the Civil Code. The bill should protect both sexual harassment victims and employers...
Ford & Harrison LLP
Executive Summary. In New York State, the State Human Rights Law ("HRL") was recently amended to prohibit sexual harassment against independent contractors.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Bringing at least temporary relief to hundreds of businesses operating in Arizona, the state's presiding disciplinary judge entered an order suspending Arizona attorney Peter Strojnik...
Littler Mendelson
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, many states have been making concerted efforts to address and prevent sexual harassment through proposed legislation.
Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, PA
October 15, 2017. That was the day celebrity Alyssa Milano (from Who's the Boss?, Melrose Place and Charmed) tweeted "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write "me too" as a reply to this tweet."
Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is seeking for Fiscal Year 2019 almost $12.7 million less than it was allotted in 2018.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In a recent opinion, the Supreme Court of Wisconsin rejected the "inference method" of causation that the Labor and Industry Review Commission has used for more than two decades to find liability ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
We invite you to review our newly-posted July 2018 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: Title VII requires employers to make "reasonable accommodations" for an employee's religious practices.
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As part of Proskauer's collaboration with the New York City Bar Justice Center, I recently had the honor of assisting an Army veteran in his claim for disability benefits ...
Holland & Knight
New York employers must prepare to provide required sexual harassment training to employees.
Littler Mendelson
The Board's decision refers generally to civility rules providing "common-sense" standards of conduct as appropriate to be maintained.
Lincoln Derr PLLC
Diversity Fatigue is a relatively new term used to describe how corporations immersed in diversity and inclusion initiatives are exhausted by the complexity of realizing measurable change.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On January 16, 2018, Democratic candidate Phil Murphy was sworn in as the 56th governor of the State of New Jersey, replacing Republican former governor Chris Christie.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Lest we forget, many are the arbitrations that are subject to state arbitration law rather than the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA").
Fisher Phillips LLP
Slots chain employer Dotty's recently agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle litigation alleging its "100-percent-healed" policy discriminates against disabled workers.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In an effort to increase the state's potential workforce, the South Carolina General Assembly passed legislation last week that will expand the state's current expungement law and allow individuals ...
Jackson Lewis P.C.
A new Georgia law will require nursing home and other long-term care workers to submit to extensive background checks. The "Georgia Long-Term Care Background Check Program" will take effect on October 1, 2019.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Allegations of sexual harassment have dominated headlines, most visibly with the #MeToo campaign.
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