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New York State Expands Protections To Employees Who Are Victims Of Domestic Violence
While New York employers are rushing to comply with the new amendments to New York State's anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws
United States
18 Sep 2019
Significant Amendments To NYS Anti-Discrimination And Anti-Harassment Laws Go Into Effect
As the New York State Legislature neared the end of the 2019 session in June, it passed several bills amending the state's laws prohibiting discrimination and harassment. We addressed the major provisions of these new bills in our previous alert.
United States
20 Aug 2019
New York State Adopts Additional Laws To Combat Discrimination And Harassment
The New York State Legislature passed several bills at the end of its 2019 session which, yet again, will impact New York employers.
United States
26 Jul 2019
The Southern District Of New York Holds That New York's Prohibition Of Pre-Dispute Mandatory Arbitration Of Sexual Harassment Claims Is Preempted By The FAA
In April 2018, as part of a major reform to combat sexual harassment in the workplace, New York enacted a law rendering pre-dispute agreements to arbitrate sexual harassment claims null and
United States
17 Jul 2019
Discrimination Fondée Sur La Localisation Indirecte Du Compte De Paiement : Suivons L'avocat Général Szpunar
Un bénéficiaire ne peut exiger de ses clients, à qui il offre de payer en ligne par prélèvement, qu'ils soient domiciliés dans le même pays.
12 Jul 2019
Supreme Court Holds That In Title VII Suits, Employers Must Raise Failure To Exhaust Administrative Remedies In A Timely Manner Or Risk Forfeiting The Affirmative Defense
The Supreme Court held in Fort Bend County v. Davis that the charge-filing precondition to suit of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a mandatory claim-processing rule subject to waiver
United States
26 Jun 2019
New Jersey Enacts Ban On Non-Disclosure Provisions In Settlement Agreements Addressing Claims Of Discrimination, Retaliation And Harassment
Common employer practices related to employee claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation are now prohibited by law in New Jersey.
United States
2 Apr 2019
NYC Commission On Human Rights Issues New Guidance Regarding Discrimination Based On Hair And Hairstyles
The NYC Commission on Human Rights (Commission) recently released new legal enforcement guidance (guidance) that prohibits employers from punishing ...
United States
19 Mar 2019
A Year In Review: A Recap Of 2018 Changes To Employment Laws Affecting New York Employers
How do you measure a year in labor and employment law? Likely not in daylights or sunsets, midnights, or cups of coffee — but rather in legislation!
United States
5 Mar 2019
City Protections Expand While State Law Plays Catch-Up: New Employee Protections For Gender Identity And Expression And Sexual And Reproductive Health Decisions
New York legislators have hit the ground running in 2019, enacting new legislation expanding employee protections at both state and city levels.
United States
19 Feb 2019
New Year, New Employee Handbook! Is Your Employee Handbook Up To Date?
Now that the Times Square glitter has settled, it's time to get started on tackling those New Year's resolutions.
United States
31 Jan 2019
Ensuring Your Anti-Sexual Harassment Training And Policy Comply With New York State's New Laws copy
As of the time of this publication, these newly released documents are in draft form, and we expect that revised versions may be issued any time.
United States
4 Dec 2018
Funds Talk: November 2018
Legal commentary on the news and events that matter most to alternative asset managers and funds.
United States
6 Nov 2018
New Requirements For Memorializing The Interactive Process Under The NYCHRL: Engaging In A Cooperative Dialogue
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" ...
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18 Oct 2018
New York State Issues Final Sexual Harassment Guidance Documents And Extends Training Deadline
As we previously reported in our client alerts dated Sept. 4, 2018 and Sept. 17, 2018, effective Oct. 9, 2018
United States
10 Oct 2018
Funds Talk: October 2018
Legal commentary on the news and events that matter most to alternative asset managers and funds.
United States
3 Oct 2018
Ensuring Your Anti-Sexual Harassment Training And Policy Comply With New York State's New Laws
As we previously reported, New York City and New York State (NYS) enacted laws in 2018 concerning workplace sexual harassment. Effective Oct. 9, 2018, New York State employers will be required to...
United States
19 Sep 2018
Recent New York City And New York State Developments On Anti-Sexual Harassment Training And Policy Requirements
New York City and New York State have enacted new laws in 2018 to combat workplace sexual harassment. These new laws mandate employers to, among other things, adopt policies and training...
United States
6 Sep 2018
Delaware District Court Holds That A $30 Million Haircut Is Not Unfair Discrimination In A Cramdown Plan
After the Third Circuit found that the appeal of confirmation of the Tribune Plan by two senior notes trustees was not equitably moot, Judge Sleet of the Delaware District Court held that the Tribune Plan's failure to strictly enforce ...
United States
31 Aug 2018
The Rise Of The Me Too Movement: An Opportunity, Not An Obligation
Undoubtedly, the No. 1 topic in the employment world today is sexual harassment and the rise of the #MeToo movement. Indeed, it is one of the top issues in American society generally, touching all industries.
United States
20 Apr 2018
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