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#No Filter: Terminating An Employee For Social Media Posts – Part 2
Prior to the advent of social media and especially the #MeToo movement, employers were generally comfortable drawing a bright line between...
United States
20 Sep 2019
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Is It Illegal To Consider A Foreign Accent When Evaluating Candidates For a Customer-Service Job?
Yes, unless the candidate's language skills would clearly interfere with their ability to do the job.
United States
16 Aug 2019
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III-47 - New York, New World
This episode offers the top 10 new employment laws coming out of New York in the first half of 2019.
United States
31 Jul 2019
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III-45- Part 1 Of 2 Back From The Summer Hiatus
We begin the second half of 2019 with the 1st of 2 parts on significant employment law trends and cases, including new DOL opinion letters, obesity as a disability, and natural hairstyle as a protected class.
United States
17 Jul 2019
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Connecticut Passes Legislation Enhancing Employer's Obligations Regarding Sexual Harassment Training And Notification To Employees
Connecticut has joined the growing number of states passing or enhancing laws aimed to deter sexual harassment in the workplace.
United States
4 Jul 2019
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Lower Court Split Means Supreme Court Could Rule On Rights Of Gay And Transgender Employees
According to a Supreme Court brief filed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), federal law allows employers in the United States to purposefully discriminate against employees based on their gender identity.
United States
9 Nov 2018
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Sexual Harassment Update: New Requirements For New York Employers
New York City and state continue to go their own way on workplace issues – imposing higher requirements on employers than are required by federal law and opening additional opportunities for employees to pursue claims.
United States
10 Oct 2018
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Fair Credit Reporting Act Requires Amended Notice
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) governs virtually all pre-employment background checks of applicants done for employers by third parties
United States
7 Oct 2018
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II-35- The New Sexual Harassment Training/Policy Requirements In New York State And New York City
This special episode discusses the new sexual harassment training and policy requirements imposed by New York State and New York City (following a brief discussion of a significant development on joint employer liability).
United States
6 Oct 2018
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Seventh Circuit Defines Appropriate Test For Joint Employer Liability Under Title VII
In a September 11, 2018 opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reversed a lower court decision and in doing so clarified the applicable test for determining joint
United States
25 Sep 2018
11
California Is Cleaning Up
Did you know that companies providing "janitorial services" in California, whether through employees, independent contractors, or subcontractors, are required by law to register with California's Labor Commissioner...
United States
24 Sep 2018
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Third Circuit Reversal On Sexual Harassment Claim References Revelations Of "Me-Too" Era
In a July 3, 2018, opinion based in part on the revelations of the "Me-Too" era, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that an employee's failure to report sexual harassment ...
United States
21 Sep 2018
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II-34- Ten Things You Missed From Summer 2018
We're back! This brand new episode addresses the 10 developments you may have missed from this past summer of 2018, including employees secretly recording the workplace, new non-compete legislation, ...
United States
21 Sep 2018
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New York City Employers Cannot Discriminate Based On Unemployment Status As Of June 11, 2013
The New York City Council continues to grow the chasm that exists between New York City employment law and its state and federal counterparts.
United States
27 Mar 2013
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New York City Employers Cannot Discriminate Based On Unemployment Status As Of June 11, 2013
The New York City Council continues to grow the chasm that exists between New York City employment law and its state and federal counterparts.
United States
27 Mar 2013
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OFCCP Rescinds Its 2006 Compensation Standards In Favor Of More Flexible Approach To Pay Discrimination Compliance Evaluations
Effective February 28, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) rescinded its much criticized 2006 Compensation Standards and Voluntary Guidelines (Compensation Standards) utilized in pay discrimination compliance evaluations of federal contractors.
United States
10 Mar 2013
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Important OSHA Activity In 2012, And What To Look For In 2013
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) frequently has been criticized for inefficiency and a slow rulemaking process.
United States
8 Jan 2013
18
Time For Your Sexual Holiday Party
Well, your company is certainly not intending for it to be a sexual holiday party.
United States
21 Nov 2012
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An Eye-Opening Termination Of A Former Lingerie Model
A former lingerie model turned high school guidance counselor has sued the New York City Department of Education ("DOE") for discrimination and wrongful termination after being fired when Internet photos surfaced of the scantily-clad guidance counsel from years ago.
United States
22 Oct 2012
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Nude Photos: A Positive For Employers?
Last week, a federal judge in Illinois showed us why employers may be wise to (lawfully) search for and use electronic communications involving an employee.
United States
25 Sep 2012
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