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San Francisco recently added significant teeth to its "Fair Chance" ordinance, which is designed to give applicants who have criminal histories a chance to get their foot in the door without being automatically disqualified.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In a recent decision, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that the use of the N-Word in the workplace one time is sufficient to trigger a hostile work environment.
Littler Mendelson
Employers will face fewer significant regulations in the coming year, according to the Trump administration's Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions ("regulatory agenda").
Orrick
On October 15, 2017, the #MeToo movement began in earnest following a tweet by actress Alyssa Milano. To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the #MeToo movement, the Orrick Employment Law...
Burr & Forman LLP
In late September, the Eleventh Circuit reversed a grant of summary judgment for Kia Motors Manufacturing of Georgia, Inc. on race and national origin retaliation claims brought by one of its HR managers.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
When confronted with a lawsuit naming an individual employee as a defendant, should California employers run from the employee or provide a defense?
Fisher Phillips LLP
Earlier this year, the founders of Ruby Ribbon, UrbanSitter, and BabyQuip created a multi-company survey of women who gig to learn more about their experiences and expectations.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Join Milwaukee attorneys Sarah Platt and Christine Bestor Townsend as they discuss how things have changed for employers in the era of #MeToo.
Duane Morris LLP
On September 30, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a slate of legislation borne out of the #MeToo movement.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
This week, on Oct. 15, an amendment to the New York City Administrative Code went into effect requiring employers covered by the New York City Human Rights Law to engage in a good faith "cooperative dialogue" ...
Carlton Fields
The Northern District of Illinois recently denied a motion for class certification based largely on the inexperience of class counsel ...
Fisher Phillips LLP
If there was any buzzword that reigned supreme over the past year related to workplace harassment and discrimination issues ...
Orrick
San Francisco recently added significant teeth to its "Fair Chance" ordinance, which is designed to give applicants who have criminal histories a chance to get their foot in the door without...
BakerHostetler
On Sept. 17, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals certified to the Washington Supreme Court the question of whether obesity qualifies as an "impairment" and thus a "disability" under the state's anti-discrimination law.
Littler Mendelson
At the end of September 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) responded to a June letter sent by 103 members of the U.S. House of Representatives ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The government's anti-discrimination watchdog can be extremely aggressive in pursuing discrimination claims, including pursuing those claims after an employer files for bankruptcy.
Orrick
On October 15, 2017, the #MeToo movement began in earnest following a tweet by actress Alyssa Milano.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
In terms of workplace sexual harassment as a claim in its own right, a brief refresher is in order.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
One year ago today, 10 days after the Harvey Weinstein story broke, Alyssa Milano tweeted: "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too' as a reply to this tweet."
Proskauer Rose LLP
Employers are encouraged to review their reasonable accommodation policies and practices to ensure compliance with the new requirements.
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Employers that use criminal record-screening policies must continue to be vigilant about compliance with all applicable laws and should know that the EEOC's scrutiny of such policies
Littler Mendelson
Four key recent developments in Indian employment law will impact diversity and inclusiveness policies of companies operating in India. The first is the enhancement of maternity leave benefits.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Eileen Connor worked as a school bus driver for Laidlaw Education Services, a company that was later acquired by First Student.
Proskauer Rose LLP
We invite you to review our newly-posted September 2018 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law
Morrison & Foerster LLP
At MoFo, we recognize the value of having a diverse team and an inclusive environment.
Bowditch & Dewey
A pending case against Skidmore College, Jane Doe v. Skidmore College, could establish new law regarding a school's interest in developing independent adults and regarding whether the Americans with Disabilities Act's ...
Ford & Harrison LLP
Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that holiday season hiring started as early as June this year.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act...
Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
Here are some ways to reduce your exposure if your employees get you sued.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
The clock is ticking for all employers in the Empire State, who now have less than a month to meet stringent New York requirements for preventing sexual harassment.
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