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Connecticut Expands Sexual Harassment Training And Notice Requirements
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont recently signed into law the Time's Up Act (the "Act"), which amends existing state law to impose greater sexual harassment training and notice
United States
12 Jul 2019
New York State Poised To Expand Protections Against Discriminatory Pay Practices
The New York State legislature has passed a bill that, if signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, will expand pay protections by requiring employers to provide employees with equal pay
United States
8 Jul 2019
New York State Set To Further Expand Protections Against Workplace Harassment
New York State lawmakers have approved broad legislation that will lower the burden on plaintiffs seeking to prove claims of workplace harassment under the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL),
United States
8 Jul 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Filing An EEOC Charge Is Not A Jurisdictional Requirement For Title VII Suits
In a unanimous decision in Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis, the United States Supreme Court held that while an employee has a mandatory obligation to file a charge with the EEOC
United States
19 Jun 2019
New York City Issues Final Guidance On Sexual Harassment Training Requirements
As we previously reported, New York City has enacted the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act, which is a package of bills aimed at addressing and preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.
United States
15 Apr 2019
New Jersey Enacts Law Limiting Non-Disclosure Obligations In Settlement Agreements
On March 18, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law Senate Bill 121, which prohibits nondisclosure clauses in settlement agreements relating to workplace discrimination, retaliation
United States
2 Apr 2019
[Podcast]: The Employment Law Landscape In 2019
In this episode of The Proskauer Brief, partner Evandro Gigante and associate Arielle Kobetz discuss the labor and employment landscape in 2019,
United States
18 Mar 2019
The NYCCHR Issues New Enforcement Guidance On Appearance And Grooming Policies
On February 19, 2019, the New York City Commission on Human Rights ("NYCCHR") issued new enforcement guidance on appearance and grooming policies that ban or restrict naturally curly hair, dreadlocks, braids, cornrows and other hairstyles.
United States
28 Feb 2019
New Jersey's New Paid Family Leave Law Provides Greater Benefits For Employees
A new bill seeking to expand paid family leave in New Jersey passed the Senate and Assembly on January 31, 2019, and was signed by Governor Phil Murphy today.
United States
27 Feb 2019
Update: New York Governor Signs Gender Identity Discrimination Ban Into Law
On January 25, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA).
United States
31 Jan 2019
New York State Passes The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act
After 16 years of debate and discussion, the New York State Legislature recently passed the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act ("GENDA"),
United States
23 Jan 2019
The Employment Law Landscape In 2019
States across the country have passed new laws addressing sexual harassment, paid family leave, and other labor and employment law issues.
United States
22 Jan 2019
New York State Releases Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Videos
As we have previously reported, New York State has recently enacted several significant measures regarding sexual harassment in the workplace.
United States
8 Nov 2018
New York State Issues Final Guidance On Sexual Harassment Policy And Training Requirements In Advance Of October 9 Effective Date
The State has also issued an "Employer Toolkit" which provides an overview of the final policy and training materials and practical guidance for employers.
United States
4 Oct 2018
New York City Council Approves Bill Restricting Employer Inquiries Into Applicants' Salary History
The New York City Council has approved a bill that would make it unlawful for private employers to inquire into or rely upon job applicants' wage history during the hiring process, with limited exception.
United States
7 Apr 2017
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