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Maryland Enacts New Law Concerning Sexual Harassment Claims
The Maryland Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018, which takes effect October 1, 2018, prohibits Maryland employers from requiring employees ...
United States
18 Jun 2018
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Ninth Circuit: Prior Pay No Defense To Equal Pay Act Claim
The recent ruling by a federal appeals court holds that prior pay does not justify pay differential between male and female employees under the Equal Pay Act.
United States
18 Apr 2018
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Guide To The New Rules For The Deductibility Of ‘Misconduct' Payments: Government- And Quasi-Government-Imposed Penalties, Fines, And Other Amounts And Payments Related To Sexual Harassment
Recent US tax reform legislation P.L. 115-97, commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, made sweeping changes to when and how a taxpayer will be able to deduct payments made to settle claims ...
United States
6 Feb 2018
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New Tax Reform Brings Changes To Taxation Of Settlements
Settlements with the government and those related to sexual harassment claims, as well as certain attorney's fees, will be impacted by newly disallowed deductions.
United States
17 Jan 2018
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Oregon Requires Predictive Scheduling For Certain Service Industry Workers - Retail Did You Know?
Similar to San Francisco, Seattle, New York City, and Emeryville, California, the State of Oregon has enacted a predictive scheduling law, S.B. 828, effective July 1, 2018, which regulates employer...
United States
24 Aug 2017
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Massachusetts SJC: Medical Marijuana Users May Be Safe From Employer Discrimination
In a landmark decision that is likely to influence other states, a recent ruling in Massachusetts protects medical marijuana users against discrimination by their employers absent undue hardship.
United States
2 Aug 2017
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Reminder: New California Employment Regulations Go Into Effect July 1
Employers with employees in California should review policies and practices regarding consideration of criminal history in employment decisions as well as protections on the basis of gender identity...
United States
20 Jul 2017
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Philadelphia Empowers Agency To Shut Down Discriminating Businesses
Businesses in the "City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection" must now take this slogan seriously, ensuring no discrimination against patrons, or risk being shut down.
United States
11 Jul 2017
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State Department Makes Predictions About EB Cut-Off Date Movement
At a recent American Immigration Lawyers Association meeting, the US Department of State made comments about Employment-Based (EB) cut-off date movement in the final third of the fiscal year.
United States
1 Jun 2017
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New York City Mayor Signs Law Barring Inquiries Into Applicants' Pay History
New legislation effective October 31, 2017 prohibits employers from asking New York City job applicants about their past compensation and benefits.
United States
12 May 2017
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City Of Los Angeles Adopts Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance
The ordinance, which aims to eliminate a barrier to employment for persons who have been convicted of crimes, becomes effective January 22, 2017.
United States
4 Jan 2017
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Whistleblowing Procedure Under French Law
France's new Law on Transparency and Anti-Corruption aims to bring cohesion to the fractured system for whistleblowing rules and procedures in the country.
United States
15 Dec 2016
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MA Supreme Court Reinforces Employer Obligations On Sexual Harassment
The court's decision to restore a $500,000 punitive damages award for failure to adequately address a sexual harassment complaint highlights employers' duty to investigate every allegation and take appropriate remedial action.
United States
21 Sep 2016
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Massachusetts Legislature Passes Sweeping Equal Pay Amendments
The law features a new "substantially similar" standard, strict limits on seeking compensation history, and an affirmative defense for good-faith self-evaluations.
United States
2 Aug 2016
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EEOC Proposes Signifcant Expansion Of EEO-1 Reporting Requirements
EEOC's proposed reporting requirements would mandate that employers submit annual reports detailing compensation information by ethnicity, race, and sex.
United States
4 Feb 2016
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DOJ Delays ADA Regulations For The Accessibility Of Private Websites To 2018
As litigation continues to surge, private businesses await clarity on whether access to people with disabilities under Title III is required for websites.
United States
10 Dec 2015
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NYC Commission On Human Rights Releases Interpretive Enforcement Guide For The SCDEA
The Commission's guide outlines narrow interpretation and recordkeeping requirements for employers seeking exemptions to the SCDEA, as well as guidance on enforcement and penalties for SCDEA violations.
United States
16 Sep 2015
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Dodd-Frank And Diversity
As the dust settles on the recent final interagency policy statement, employers should discuss with qualified counsel how to develop and encourage a diversity and inclusion strategy within the existing law.
United States
13 Aug 2015
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US Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Same-Sex Marriage
Now that same-sex couples have the freedom to marry in every state, employers must consider whether plan amendments and administrative changes are necessary.
United States
7 Jul 2015
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NJ Whistleblowers May Face Criminal Charges For Theft Of Company Documents
The Supreme Court of New Jersey affirms an employee's indictment for taking an employer's confidential documents without authorization, allegedly to support discrimination and retaliation claims.
United States
2 Jul 2015
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