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Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In response to a surge of sexual misconduct allegations throughout the country, Democratic state senators in Pennsylvania on Wednesday announced legislation that would ban agreements...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The phrase "me too" has powerful cultural and personal resonance—and it has legal significance.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A Massachusetts federal court has found that reporting a rumored office romance and complaining about paramour favoritism can be protected activity that is protected by anti-retaliation laws.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Bucking the nationwide trend, Illinois was unable to pass a law prohibiting employers from asking job applicants about their salary history.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Eleventh Circuit is the next to find a long-term leave of absence is not a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.
Dentons
As the national headlines in recent weeks make clear, no industry is free from allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination.
Littler Mendelson
As we prepare to turn the calendar to 2018, employers look ahead to the next wave of labor and employment regulations.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In a solid win for New York City employers, the New York Court of Appeals held that a worker cannot bring a disability discrimination claim under New York City law based solely on a perception ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In line with a wave of salary history bans going into effect across the country, Albany County, New York just passed its own salary history ban.
Ford & Harrison LLP
About a month ago, my colleague Kristin Gray wrote about the breaking Harvey Weinstein scandal and best practices for employers to prevent harassment and discrimination from invading the workplace.
Ford & Harrison LLP
As previously reported by these authors, on July 26, 2017, President Trump announced via Twitter that transgender individuals will no longer be permitted to serve in the military.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
On Monday, October 30, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") announced plans "to undertake new rulemaking with regard to overtime."
Littler Mendelson
In a short published opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit sided with the Third, Seventh and Tenth Circuits, and split with the D.C. Circuit ...
Foley & Lardner
Tax reform legislation is certainly one of the hottest topics in the media. Among others, several of the pressing questions regarding the proposed legislation are: Will it pass?
Duane Morris LLP
From what I have read, this is not a good defense, even for a science fiction movie.
Proskauer Rose LLP
It is mid-November, and the Board is at a full complement, and even has a new General Counsel.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Countless California employers have found that veterans make outstanding employees.
Foley & Lardner
As noted in our Legal News Update – Me Too, But Now What? What Board Members Need to Know About Workplace Sexual Harassment – allegations regarding workplace harassment ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 6, Arizona governor Doug Ducey signed an executive order making Arizona the most recent state to adopt a "ban the box" law.
Fisher Phillips LLP
"Isms" can be tough, like the words racism, ageism, and sexism. "Ism" is even its own word. It is a noun meaning "a distinctive doctrine, theory, system or practice."
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Littler Mendelson
You don't need to be a cable news network, a Hollywood production company, a media mogul or a politician in order to feel the ripple effect from the recent wave of workplace sexual harassment claims.
Duane Morris LLP
This means that we may be engaging in bias without even knowing we are doing so.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: On October 5, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued an agency memorandum stating that the language contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
A federal district court in Los Angeles last week endorsed the possibility that a business may be able to avoid making a website accessible if it provides the same goods and services..
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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Duane Morris LLP
On October 31, 2017, New York City's salary history ban, the most recent amendment to the City Human Rights Law, becomes effective.
Poyner Spruill LLP
On October 10, 2017, 76 companies filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court urging it to review Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital. The companies include Citrix Systems, Inc., RBC Capital Markets, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Google, Apple, American Airlines, Facebook, Uber, Starbucks, and the Miami Heat NBA franchise.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On October 15, 2017, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill (SB) 396 into law. California employers with 50 or more employees currently must provide two hours of sexual harassment training...
Fisher Phillips LLP
State lawmakers were quite active this year, with almost 2,500 bills introduced and over 1,000 making it to the Governor's desk.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
On October 12, 2017, California enacted a law that prohibits employers from requesting (either orally or in writing) job applicants' salary history, including both compensation and benefits.
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