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Foley & Lardner
The 2023 California Legislative session, which ended on September 14, 2023, saw a flurry of activity on labor and employment-related laws. Governor Newsom has until October 14, 2023...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
If it's not already happening, Board room agendas will be making room for yet another compliance program.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Effective June 27, 2023, covered employers now must comply with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) – a new law that requires covered employers to provide "reasonable accommodations" to workers...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
How—and when—the federal government will be funded after September 30, 2023, continued to be the main focus of our elected members of Congress this week.
Lane Powell
The Court's decision left more questions than answers. While the decision involved affirmative action in college admissions and not employment, the Court's sweeping language already has been used to challenge...
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
Is remote work always a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? According to the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in a case involving a hospital employee, the answer is no.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: An essential read for any employer, the EEOC's final Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP), was released on September 21, 2023.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
With the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) now in effect, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to establish regulations for the law.
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Human trafficking, also known as trafficking in persons, is a crime that involves compelling or coercing a person to provide labor or services, or to engage in commercial sex acts.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On September 8, 2023, federal court approved a consent decree from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) with iTutorGroup Inc. and its affiliates ("iTutor") over alleged age discrimination...
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
The United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") recently issued a notice of proposed rulemaking under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") setting forth technical requirements...
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Recently, at least three attorneys who formerly worked for Center for Disability Access (AKA Potter Handy, LLP) branched off and founded a new firm called Seabock...
Fairfield and Woods
As discussed in a previous blog post, in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College, the U.S. Supreme Court held that admissions...
DeBofsky Law
There are over 1.3 million lawyers in the U.S. today, but when you've been wrongfully denied a critical benefit, how can the average person figure out how to choose the right lawyer to handle your case?
Proskauer Rose LLP
We invite you to review our newly-posted September 2023 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law.
On the heels of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals' recent decision clarifying its view of properly pled Title VII disparate treatment discrimination claims, which we previously covered here...
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
On August 2, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") issued a 3-2 decision, Stericycle, Inc., that adopted a new legal standard for evaluating employers' workplace policies and rules.
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
About a month ago, in Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard College, the U.S. Supreme Court all but sounded the death knell for considering race or ethnicity as such in admissions...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
It's unnatural – 2023 saw a historic number of bills introduced, many of which we previously detailed but failed to proceed past the June House of Origin deadline.
The Fifth Circuit has broadened the category of actionable claims based on discrimination.
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