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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On June 5, 2019, the EU took a step forward with respect to modernizing its existing dual use legislation under Council Regulation (EC) No 428/2009, with the European Council issuing its mandate for negotiations with...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) lower the bar for employees and individual nonemployees pursuing discrimination and harassment claims.
Ford & Harrison LLP
In the continued fallout from the "me too" movement, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has signed new legislation imposing sweeping changes to Connecticut's human rights law designed
Davis & Gilbert
The New York City Commission on Human Rights published Legal Enforcement Guidance prohibiting discriminatory workplace hair policies in February.
Pryor Cashman LLP
These changes will take effect 60 days after enactment of the new laws.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On February 14, 2019, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Child Victims Act (CVA), which greatly expanded the right of childhood sexual assault survivors.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Trump Administration is using the reauthorization of a pipeline safety statute as an opening to insert new provisions that would give U.S. authorities broader latitude.
Davis & Gilbert
In June, the New York State Legislature approved a bill that will effect sweeping changes to New York's laws protecting employees from harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The New York State legislature has adopted, and it is anticipated that Governor Cuomo will soon sign, new legislation that makes the state one of the most pro-employee states in the country.
DLA Piper
One year after enacting sweeping legislation targeting sexual harassment, the New York State Legislature capped off its 2019 legislative session by passing a flurry of laws
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 19, 2019, the New York State Assembly and Senate passed an omnibus bill (A08421/S06577) proposing sweeping amendments to existing state sexual harassment and discrimination laws.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Lawmakers in Maine closed out the 2019 legislative session with a flurry of activity.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The New York State Legislature has passed, and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is expected to sign, a bill amending the state's anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On June 19th, the New York State Senate and Assembly voted to pass omnibus legislation greatly strengthening protections against sexual harassment.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
On June 19, 2019, the New York State Legislature passed Senate Bill S.6577.
Duane Morris LLP
On June 19 and 20, 2019, New York legislators passed a package of bills, including bills designed to strengthen discrimination and sexual harassment protections in the workplace, to prohibit wage differentials based on...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
This is the third in a series of blogs by our Global Modern Slavery Team dealing with how companies can get ahead of the curve of the changing legal landscape
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
While there are several articles that have already been written on the broader significance of Pope Francis' new motu proprio, "Vos Estis Lux Mundi," we thought it would be helpful ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
OFAC designated two Russian individuals for their alleged roles in the "detention, abuse and death" of Sergei Magnitsky. Mr. Magnitsky, a Russian attorney and auditor.
Proskauer Rose LLP
It is either a crime or fundamentally unsafe to be LGBTQ in more than 80 countries around the world. For the LGBTQ individuals forced to flee such conditions,
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On February 14, 2019, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Child Victims Act (CVA), which greatly expanded the right of childhood sexual assault survivors.
Davis & Gilbert
The New York City Commission on Human Rights published Legal Enforcement Guidance prohibiting discriminatory workplace hair policies in February.
Pryor Cashman LLP
These changes will take effect 60 days after enactment of the new laws.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Corporate social responsibility disclosure and compliance is an increasing area of focus for many in-house legal departments.
Ford & Harrison LLP
In the continued fallout from the "me too" movement, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has signed new legislation imposing sweeping changes to Connecticut's human rights law designed
Foley Hoag LLP
The Trump Administration is using the reauthorization of a pipeline safety statute as an opening to insert new provisions that would give U.S. authorities broader latitude.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Modern slavery compliance is becoming a bigger focus at U.S.-based and other multinationals. Compliance continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Over the last several months,
Bowditch & Dewey
A recent case out of the District of Columbia underscores the importance of establishing policies and documenting performance-related issues.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
On June 19, 2019, the New York State Legislature passed Senate Bill S.6577.
Davis & Gilbert
In June, the New York State Legislature approved a bill that will effect sweeping changes to New York's laws protecting employees from harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace.
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