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Prepare To Comply With Illinois' New Anti-Harassment Laws
The Illinois Legislature and Governor JB Pritzker have responded to the #MeToo Movement with important new legislation. January 1 and July 1, 2020, are the important dates for every company's compliance with a series of new laws.
United States
23 Aug 2019
Are You Using The Correct Severance Agreements?
Severance agreements are a vital part of every company's Employment Law Toolkit. Executives should not download templates or use previous agreements without understanding the legal requirements and the company's goals.
United States
11 Jul 2019
New Unlawful Workplace Practices In California
SB 1300 made several changes and additions to the employment regulations under FEHA. First, with the exception of negotiated settlement agreements for the purpose of resolving a formal FEHA
United States
5 Jun 2019
Trimming The Employer's Arguments, The Seventh Circuit Upholds Claim Of Male-On-Male Harassment Under Title VII
While there have been cases where conduct was found to be "sexual horseplay" that could give rise to tort liability, but not discrimination, asserting such a defense is extremely risky.
United States
12 Sep 2018
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Redefined, Again
California employers with 50 or more employees are required to provide sexual harassment training to their supervisory employees ...
United States
6 Aug 2018
Keeping The Foreign Parent Corporation Out Of Legal Trouble
A subsidiary of a foreign parent corporation should try to protect the parent from liability under America's employment laws
United States
3 Aug 2018
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - December 2017
While reviewing and electing your group medical and dental plan options for next year, please be sure to review and update (if needed) your group life insurance and 401(k) plan beneficiary designations.
United States
13 Dec 2017
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - November 2017
On Monday, October 30, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") announced plans "to undertake new rulemaking with regard to overtime."
United States
15 Nov 2017
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - September 2017
On August 31, 2017, a federal district court in Texas officially struck down the overtime rule issued by the Obama administration, which would have substantially increased the salary threshold...
United States
3 Oct 2017
USCIS To Reinstitute Adjustment Of Status Interviews
Effective October 1, 2017, USCIS will reinstitute interviews for certain adjustment of status applicants, ending the interview waiver which has been in place for over a decade.
United States
7 Sep 2017
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - August 2017
Starting from July 1, 2017, new regulations have come into effect in California regarding protection for transgender persons in the workplace.
United States
9 Aug 2017
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - July 2017
The program will include panel discussions on the Trump Administration's impact on various employment and employee benefit laws, the significant increase in employee fraud and embezzlement...
United States
24 Jul 2017
Chicago Appellate Court Rules That Sexual Orientation Is Sex Discrimination
After the United States Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 135 S. Ct. 2584 (2015), a person could get married to a same-sex partner on Saturday and fired by his or her employer on Monday.
United States
21 Apr 2017
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - March 2017
On April 26, 2017, Masa Katsumi, an attorney in our Employment, Labor and Benefits group will present a webinar for Japanese expatriates who work and live in the United States.
United States
23 Mar 2017
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - February 2017
MFEM's Immigration Group will hold its 2017 Annual Immigration Law Update Seminar on Friday, February 24, 2017, at the Doubletree Hotel in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
United States
21 Feb 2017
Holiday Parties And Risk Management
Employment lawyers representing management dread holiday parties, and for good reason. For one, employees, in the spirit of celebrating the holidays, may get carried away and engage in inappropriate behaviour...
United States
15 Dec 2016
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - August 2016
On July 28, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, unequivocally reaffirmed that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation.
United States
15 Aug 2016
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - July 2016
More importantly, the Court found that Grisham had violated the ADA when it required job applicants to fill out questions with respect to their medical history.
United States
14 Jul 2016
California Supreme Court Delivers Good News For Employers With Respect To Arbitration Agreements
Plaintiff Maribel Baltazar was an employee at Forever 21, a clothing retail merchandiser, from 2007 to 2011.
United States
4 Jul 2016
Employment, Labor & Benefits Update - May 2016
With President Barack Obama expected to sign the Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA") in the near future, the DTSA is about to become law.
United States
1 Jul 2016
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