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New York State Legislature Enacts Sweeping Changes To Combat Sexual Harassment
On June 19th, the New York State Senate and Assembly voted to pass omnibus legislation greatly strengthening protections against sexual harassment.
United States
5 Jul 2019
New York City Council Passes Legislation Banning Marijuana Testing Of Job Applicants
On April 9, 2019, New York's City Council passed legislation, available here, which will prohibit employers from requiring prospective employees to submit to testing for (THC)...
United States
2 May 2019
New Jersey Department Of Labor And Workforce Development Issues Proposed Regulations For The New Jersey Sick Leave Act
As detailed previously here, the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act (the "Act"), goes into effect October 29, 2018.
United States
24 Oct 2018
Upcoming Deadlines For New York City Employers: New York City Commission On Human Rights Publishes Poster And Fact Sheet On Sexual Harassment
As previously reported in a prior article, in May 2018, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act (the "Act").
United States
24 Aug 2018
New Jersey Equal Pay Act Signed Into Law
On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (the "Act"), which amends the NJLAD to provide enhanced equal pay protections for New Jersey employees.
United States
4 May 2018
Second Circuit Finds EEOC Investigation Not Subject To Review
Between 2005 and 2007, the EEOC received nineteen individual complaints of discrimination from female employees employed by Sterling Jewelers.
United States
15 Oct 2015
Second Circuit Holds: You Can't Always Get What You Want – As Long As Your Employer Gives You What You Need (An Effective Accommodation)
Plaintiff, a software engineer, sued for disability discrimination under the ADA and NYSHRL, alleging that his employer did not reasonably accommodate his hearing disability...
United States
3 Jul 2015
Supreme Court Of New Jersey Adopts Faragher/Ellerth Affirmative Defense
On February 11, 2015, the Supreme Court of New Jersey expressly adopted the test created by the United States Supreme Court in Faragher v. City of Boca Raton and Burlington Indus., Inc. v. Ellerth.
United States
27 Mar 2015
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