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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In 2017, the California Legislature enacted numerous employment-related laws. California employers should take note of these new laws to ensure that their policies and procedures are in compliance.
Duane Morris LLP
Illinois will not be joining that list—at least not yet.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Caught in a legislative black hole, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) cannot escape efforts to eradicate it—or at least large chunks of it.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
As of this writing, more than 300 chief executive officers and/or senior executive officers of well-known companies with global footprints have signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge.
Bowditch & Dewey
The Harvey Weinstein scandal has struck a nerve in American society and empowered individuals to speak out about sexual harassment and retaliation in the workplace.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A New York appeals court recently ruled in Edwards v. Nicolai (153 A.D.3d 440 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dep't 2017)) that an employment termination motivated by the sexual jealousy of an employer's spouse ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On November 15, 2017, the EEOC released its annual Performance and Accountability Report for Fiscal Year 2017 – its internal "report card" for its fiscal year 2017.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Blog readers will recall our Vlog in early October recapping the EEOC's 2017 Fiscal Year. Today, Jerry Maatman of Seyfarth Shaw, LLP discusses recent developments from the EEOC ...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In response to a surge of sexual misconduct allegations throughout the country, Democratic state senators in Pennsylvania on Wednesday announced legislation that would ban agreements...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The phrase "me too" has powerful cultural and personal resonance—and it has legal significance.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A Massachusetts federal court has found that reporting a rumored office romance and complaining about paramour favoritism can be protected activity that is protected by anti-retaliation laws.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Bucking the nationwide trend, Illinois was unable to pass a law prohibiting employers from asking job applicants about their salary history.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Eleventh Circuit is the next to find a long-term leave of absence is not a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.
Dentons
As the national headlines in recent weeks make clear, no industry is free from allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination.
Littler Mendelson
As we prepare to turn the calendar to 2018, employers look ahead to the next wave of labor and employment regulations.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In a solid win for New York City employers, the New York Court of Appeals held that a worker cannot bring a disability discrimination claim under New York City law based solely on a perception ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In line with a wave of salary history bans going into effect across the country, Albany County, New York just passed its own salary history ban.
Ford & Harrison LLP
About a month ago, my colleague Kristin Gray wrote about the breaking Harvey Weinstein scandal and best practices for employers to prevent harassment and discrimination from invading the workplace.
Ford & Harrison LLP
As previously reported by these authors, on July 26, 2017, President Trump announced via Twitter that transgender individuals will no longer be permitted to serve in the military.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
On Monday, October 30, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") announced plans "to undertake new rulemaking with regard to overtime."
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You don't need to be a cable news network, a Hollywood production company, a media mogul or a politician in order to feel the ripple effect from the recent wave of workplace sexual harassment claims.
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Seyfarth Synopsis: On October 5, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued an agency memorandum stating that the language contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...
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A federal district court in Los Angeles last week endorsed the possibility that a business may be able to avoid making a website accessible if it provides the same goods and services..
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On October 31, 2017, New York City's salary history ban, the most recent amendment to the City Human Rights Law, becomes effective.
Poyner Spruill LLP
On October 10, 2017, 76 companies filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court urging it to review Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital. The companies include Citrix Systems, Inc., RBC Capital Markets, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Google, Apple, American Airlines, Facebook, Uber, Starbucks, and the Miami Heat NBA franchise.
Fisher Phillips LLP
State lawmakers were quite active this year, with almost 2,500 bills introduced and over 1,000 making it to the Governor's desk.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
On October 12, 2017, California enacted a law that prohibits employers from requesting (either orally or in writing) job applicants' salary history, including both compensation and benefits.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Even when a claims administrator approves a claim for disability benefits, its job is not done. That principle was again demonstrated ...
Duane Morris LLP
A recent consent decree between the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and American Airlines Inc. and Envoy Air Inc. takes direct aim at the legality of employers' "100% return-to-work" policies ...
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