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By Mark Saloman, Jeffrey A. Shooman
Judge Simon considered and distinguished Bourgoin v. Twin Rivers Paper Co., LLC, 2018 ME 77
By Stephen Zweig
Executive Summary. In New York State, the State Human Rights Law ("HRL") was recently amended to prohibit sexual harassment against independent contractors.
By Valerie K. Ferrier
Executive Summary: The introduction of ride-hailing apps has upended the taxi and for-hire car industry in New York City. What began with a promise of independence ...
By Stephen Lueke, Danielle Van Katwyk
California has become the first state to introduce privacy protection for individuals' personal data comparable to that provided under the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
By J. Gregory Grisham, Michelle Harkavy
The Illinois Public Labor Relations Act (IPLRA) permits state employees and employees of its political subdivisions to unionize.
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.
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