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Department Of Education Requests Comments On Proposed Title IX Regulations
On Friday, November 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding how schools ...
United States
23 Nov 2018
The Supreme Court Is About To Make Civility Among Lawyers Mandatory And Not Aspirational
Jonathan Hugg and Benjamin Wanger published "The Supreme Court is about to make civility among lawyers mandatory and not aspirational" in the Harrisburg Patriot-News.
United States
9 Oct 2018
Final New York State Sexual Harassment Guidance and Forms Issued Days Before Effective Date
On October 1, 2018, just days before the October 9, 2018 deadline for compliance, the New York State Department of Labor ("NYDOL") and the New York State Division of Human Rights ("NYDHR") issued the final guidance implementing the new provision of the Executive Law
United States
9 Oct 2018
New York State And City Move Aggressively Against Sexual Harassment
Since spring 2018, New York State and New York City have been aggressively moving to protect against sexual harassment in the workplace and, in so doing, have recently created numerous compliance obligations for employers.
United States
24 Sep 2018
PHRC Clarifies That It Will Accept Allegations Of Sex-Based Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation, Transgender Identity, Gender Transition, Gender Identity And/Or Gender Expression
On August 2, 2018, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission issued two guidance documents clarifying that the Commission will accept for investigation charges that allege discrimination based on sex ...
United States
29 Aug 2018
3d Circuit Provides Guidance On Transgender Bathroom Policy
On June 18, 2018, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Doe v. Boyertown Area School District upheld Boyertown Area School District's policy which allows transgender students to use restroom and locker rooms that match their gender identity rather than their biological sex.
United States
25 Jun 2018
No Clear Answers For Employers: Colorado Baker Who Refused To Create Wedding Cake For Same Sex Nuptials Prevails In Supreme Court
On Monday, June 4, the United States Supreme Court ("Court") announced its decision in the highly publicized Masterpiece Cakeshop case.
United States
11 Jun 2018
NJ Enacts Equal Pay Law
On April 24, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act into law.
United States
30 Apr 2018
California Court Finds College Not Liable For Third Party Harassment Not Related To College's Programs Or Activities
In Karasek v. Regents of the University of California, No. 3:15-cv-03717-WHO (N. D. Cal. April 12, 2018), the court granted summary judgment to the University of California (UC) on the plaintiff's Title IX claims.
United States
24 Apr 2018
San Francisco Law Would Expand The Bar On Background Checks
On January 1, 2018, recreational marijuana officially became legal in California.
United States
11 Apr 2018
Sixth Circuit Decision: Title VII Protects Transgender Workers
The district court granted summary judgment to the funeral home, and this appeal followed.
United States
12 Mar 2018
2nd Cir Rules Sexual Orientation Discrimination Covered Under Title VII
Donald Zarda was a skydiving instructor employed at Altitude Express.
United States
28 Feb 2018
3d Circuit Clarifies Standard In FCA Retaliation Cases
In a precedential decision, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that the "but-for" standard applies in retaliation cases filed under the False Claims Act (FCA).
United States
27 Feb 2018
New Tax Law Quashes Deduction for Some Sexual Harassment Settlements
Payments made pursuant to a confidential settlement of sexual harassment allegations will no longer be a permissible tax deduction for business under a little-noticed provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
United States
3 Jan 2018
SCOTUS Declines To Hear Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case
The United States Supreme Court has denied certiorari in the case of Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital, in effect leaving in place an Eleventh Circuit ruling ...
United States
27 Dec 2017
A Review Of Key Sexual Harassment Legal Issues For Businesses
The issue of sexual harassment has captured nationwide headlines as individuals have come forward to report harassment by high profile public figures.
United States
22 Dec 2017
5 Steps To Prepare Your Company For Workplace Harassment Complaints
The issue of sexual harassment has captured nationwide headlines as women and men have come forward to report sexual harassment by high profile public figures.
United States
22 Dec 2017
When Should A Business Consider Terminating An Employee Accused Of Sexual Harassment?
Repeated reports of sexual misconduct by high-profile men have put sexual harassment issues in the public eye.
United States
22 Dec 2017
7 Tips For Conducting Sexual Harassment Investigations In The Workplace
The drumbeat of press reports about sexual harassment in the workplace over the last few months has increased awareness among employees that workplace harassment is illegal and actionable..
United States
22 Dec 2017
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