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By Jeffrey Mokotoff, David R. Anderson
Effective May 2011, Georgia's Restrictive Covenants Act (RCA) represented a significant change to pre-existing Georgia law.
By Jay R. Fries
Maryland has enacted legislation, effective October 1, 2018, requiring employers to submit information to the state regarding settlements of sexual harassment claims.
By Jessica Asbridge
Executive Summary: On June 1, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Jefferson v. Sewon America, Inc., No. 17-11802, held that the McDonnell Douglas burden-shifting framework ...
By Johanna G. Zelman, Nancy Van Der Veer Holt, Valerie K. Ferrier
The Fourth Circuit is the federal appeals court with jurisdiction over the federal district courts in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
By Michelle Harkavy
In a 20-page memorandum dated June 6, 2018, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Peter Robb issued guidance to the Regions on handbook rules ...
By Astineh Arakelian
The California Fair Employment and Housing Council published new regulations on May 17th relating to national origin discrimination.
By Grant Close, Julie Adams
The South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations Act follows a modern trend of state legislatures ensuring pregnant women have the right to reasonable accommodations
By Jeffrey Ashendorf, Stephen Zweig
Home care agencies in New York are still experimenting with different ways to meet the State's Wage Parity Act ("Act" or "WPA") requirements.
By Johanna G. Zelman, Nancy Van Der Veer Holt, Jenna M. Goldman
Executive Summary: On June 4, 2018, the United States Supreme Court, in a 7-2 ruling, found in favor of Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakes, who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.
By Destiny S. Washington
Employees are increasingly exposed to traffic and longer commute times, and some employees drive during the course and scope of their employment.
By Jacquelyn Thompson, Danielle Van Katwyk
Executive Summary: As of July 1, 2018, the City of Chicago, as owner and operator of Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport (the "Airports") ...
By Eric Su, Valerie K. Ferrier
Executive Summary: In November, the New York City Council passed a law amending the Earned Sick Time Act, changing the name to the Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (ESSTA), and allowing employees...
By Nancy Van Der Veer Holt, Jaime B. Wamble
On May 18, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a press release announcing an OFCCP Directive that extends by two years the enforcement moratorium pertaining to the affirmative obligations of TRICARE providers.
By Michelle Brauer Abidoye, Patrick Ouzts
A proposed new law called "Stop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act" takes aim at sexual assault and harassment in the airline industry.
By Jeffrey Mokotoff, Salvador Simao
Yesterday, the Supreme Court, in a strongly divided 5-4 ruling, upheld mandatory arbitration agreements prohibiting employees from bringing employment claims on a class or collective basis.
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