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Proskauer Releases Its Third Value Insights Survey Results And Analysis On Workplace Complaints In The #MeToo Era
March 19, 2019 (New York) – International law firm Proskauer has released its third Value Insights survey. This survey focuses on Workplace Complaints in the #MeToo Era.
United States
29 Mar 2019
[Podcast]: Can-My-Employees Participate In Political Activities?
In this episode of the "Can My Employees Do That?"
United States
5 Mar 2019
Proskauer Releases Survey Results On Delivering Value In Labor And Employment Law (October 11, 2017)
In this rapidly changing business landscape, the pressure to adapt, foresee and manage legal risk while reducing spend continues to rise for in-house lawyers responsible for labor and employment.
United States
12 Oct 2017
EEOC Issues New Guidance On Religious Garb And Grooming In The Workplace
On March 6, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") released a new question-and-answer guide and accompanying fact sheet on religious dress and grooming in the workplace, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
United States
11 Mar 2014
Broad Definition Of "Disability" Endorsed By Fourth Circuit
In its recently published opinion in "Summers v. Altarum Institute, Corp.", the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit became the first federal appellate court to hold that a sufficiently severe temporary impairment may constitute a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
United States
6 Feb 2014
New York State Amends Labor Law To Protect Child Models
On October 21, 2013, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed amendments to the New York Labor Law, Art. 4-A, §§ 150-154, the laws governing employment of child performers.
United States
21 Nov 2013
Are You Ready For The Final Wage Deduction Rules?
The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) issued final Wage Deduction regulations, effective October 9, 2013.
United States
17 Oct 2013
OFCCP Issues Long-Awaited VEVRAA And Section 503 Final Rules
On August 27, 2013, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") released long-awaited Final Rules that substantially impact federal contractor compliance obligations under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act ..
United States
3 Sep 2013
Supreme Court Adopts an Employer-Friendly Definition of "Supervisor" for the Faragher/Ellerth Analysis
On June 24, 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Vance v. Ball State University,
United States
6 Jul 2013
Supreme Court Adopts "But For" Causation Standard for Title VII Retaliation Claims
On June 24, 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that a plaintiff in a Title VII retaliation case must prove that the retaliation was the "but for" cause of the employer's adverse action.
United States
6 Jul 2013
Supreme Court Reinforces Strict Standard of Review of Affirmative Action Programs
In Fisher v. University of Texas, No. 11-345 (U.S. June 24, 2013), the Supreme Court vacated the Fifth Circuit's decision upholding a university's affirmative action plan that considered race as one of the factors in its undergraduate admissions process.
United States
6 Jul 2013
Nevada Tenth State To Restrict Employer Use Of Credit Checks
On May 23, 2013, Nevada's governor signed S.B. 127 to limit employer use of an applicant's or employee's credit history in hiring and personnel decisions.
United States
10 Jun 2013
New York City Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto To Prohibit Discrimination Based On Unemployment Status
The new Local Law joins a growing number of laws and proposed laws to prohibit or limit discrimination against the unemployed.
United States
23 Mar 2013
The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - March 2013
This month Michael Spencer addresses the First Circuit's decision in Colby v. Union Sec. Ins. Co., which held that a risk of relapsing into drug addition can constitute a current disability, absent unambiguous plan language.
United States
18 Mar 2013
Third Circuit "Clarifies" Continuing Violation Doctrine
In "Mandel v. M & Q Packaging Corp.", No. 11-3913, 2013 WL 141890 (3d Cir. Jan. 14, 2013), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit "clarified" the application of the continuing violation doctrine.
United States
28 Feb 2013
New Jersey's Appellate Division Limits Parameters Of Workplace Drug And Alcohol Policy
The Appellate Division's decision also is significant, as it comes at a time when employers across the country are paying closer attention to their alcohol and drug policies.
United States
12 Dec 2012
Regulatory Process Delays New Jersey's New Pay Equality Poster And Notice Requirements From Taking Effect
Although the law was scheduled to take effect on November 19, 2012, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development recently posted an update stating that the law will not take effect until the Department issues the "form of notification" by regulation.
United States
27 Nov 2012
New N.Y. Law Prohibits Hiring Of Inmates For Positions With Access To Social Security Numbers
On August 14, 2012, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law to prohibit any person, firm, partnership, association, or corporation from hiring inmates of correctional facilities for any position that involves accessing, collecting or processing the social security number of other individuals.
United States
29 Aug 2012
On Lad’s Horizon: What Employers Need To Know About The Future Of New Jersey State Employment Discrimination Law
At the onset of the New Year, New Jersey em-ployers should reexamine the year that was and pre-pare for the year ahead.
United States
13 Jun 2012
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