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Amendments To State Human Rights Law Will Impact New York Companies
Amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) lower the bar for employees and individual nonemployees pursuing discrimination and harassment claims.
United States
19 Aug 2019
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Ninth Circuit Withdraws Opinion On Dynamex Retroactivity
The Ninth Circuit has withdrawn its May 2, 2019, opinion in Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l, Inc., in which it held that the California Supreme Court's Dynamex decision
United States
30 Jul 2019
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Beyond The Background Check
Akin Gump's Universities and Colleges Team pens University Business article on reducing risk in the hiring process.
United States
18 Jul 2019
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A Court Has Ordered That Employers Must Report 2017 And 2018 Pay Data To The EEOC By September 30, 2019
In response to a court order reinstating an Obama-era pay data collection rule, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
United States
27 May 2019
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Employers Must Report 2017 And 2018 Pay Data To The EEOC By September 30, 2019
In response to a court order reinstating an Obama-era pay data collection rule, the EEOC has announced that covered employers will be required to report pay data and hours worked...
United States
23 May 2019
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California Case Expands Reporting Time Pay Requirements
On February 4, 2019, in Ward v. Tilly's, Inc., the California Court of Appeal found that reporting time pay is owed for certain "on-call" shifts, where the employee must call in to find out if he or she is needed, but is told not to report to work.
United States
13 Feb 2019
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Ninth Circuit Determines That Absence Of Federal Guidance Is No Bar To ADA Claims Challenging Websites And Mobile Apps
The 9th Circuit held that, because a website and mobile app were auxiliary services of a place of public accommodation, they were required to be ADA-compliant.
United States
30 Jan 2019
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NYC Expands Protections For Nursing Mothers
Under current New York City law, all firms must "make reasonable efforts" to provide a private location for nursing mothers to express breast milk.
United States
15 Jan 2019
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Avoiding "The Predator" Controversy: Are Background Checks A Solution?
In August 2018, Twentieth Century Fox (Fox) pulled a scene from the recent The Predator sequel after learning from the film's female star that Steven Wilder Striegel, an actor featured in that scene,
United States
18 Oct 2018
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New York State Issues Draft Guidance On New Anti-Sexual Harassment Measures
On August 23, 2018, New York State issued FAQs and other draft guidance regarding the recently passed New York State anti-sexual harassment laws.
United States
7 Sep 2018
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Two New Laws Impose Increased Burden On NYC Firms
Effective July 18, 2018, firms in New York City must accommodate employee requests for temporary schedule changes for qualifying "personal events" under its Temporary Schedule Change Law (TSCL).
United States
22 Aug 2018
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En Banc 9th Circuit: No Arbitration Of State Claims By Unionized Employees, Unless Collective Bargaining Agreement Must Be Interpreted
To compel a union employee's state law claim into arbitration based on RLA or LMRA preemption, an employer must prove that (1) the CBA is the "only source" ...
United States
21 Aug 2018
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Supreme Court Decision Impacting Class And Collective Action Waivers In Employment Arbitration Clauses
Class and collective action waivers in arbitration agreements are enforceable under the FAA and not prohibited by the NLRA.
United States
24 May 2018
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2018: Managing Five Generations Of Employees
In the coming years, employers will face the unprecedented challenge of having five generations of employees in the workplace.
United States
4 Jan 2018
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Preliminary Injunction Bars Department Of Labor From Implementing New Salary Regulations
The DOL's new salary requirements were scheduled to become effective December 1, 2016.
United States
28 Nov 2016
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Federal Court Temporarily Enjoins Parts Of The Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Executive Order
On October 24, 2016, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas blocked certain parts of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order.
United States
27 Oct 2016
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The New York Attorney General's Crackdown On Non-Compete Agreements: What It Means For Companies
Recently, the NYAG has turned quite a few heads by entering into a new legal arena: challenging non-compete agreements between companies and their employees.
United States
6 Sep 2016
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Final Rule On The Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Executive Order Revealed
Final Rule on the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order Revealed.
United States
5 Sep 2016
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NLRB Concludes That Student Assistants Can Unionize
On August 23, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board overturned its prior precedent in Brown University and concluded that student assistants at private colleges and universities may be considered statutory employees...
United States
31 Aug 2016
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The New York Attorney General's Crackdown On Non-Compete Agreements: What It Means For Investment Managers
Last month, the NYAG turned quite a few heads by entering into a new legal arena: challenging non-compete agreements between companies and their employees.
United States
2 Aug 2016
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