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Fisher Phillips LLP
If there was any buzzword that reigned supreme over the past year related to workplace harassment and discrimination issues ...
Orrick
San Francisco recently added significant teeth to its "Fair Chance" ordinance, which is designed to give applicants who have criminal histories a chance to get their foot in the door without...
BakerHostetler
On Sept. 17, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals certified to the Washington Supreme Court the question of whether obesity qualifies as an "impairment" and thus a "disability" under the state's anti-discrimination law.
Littler Mendelson
At the end of September 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) responded to a June letter sent by 103 members of the U.S. House of Representatives ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The government's anti-discrimination watchdog can be extremely aggressive in pursuing discrimination claims, including pursuing those claims after an employer files for bankruptcy.
Orrick
On October 15, 2017, the #MeToo movement began in earnest following a tweet by actress Alyssa Milano.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
In terms of workplace sexual harassment as a claim in its own right, a brief refresher is in order.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
One year ago today, 10 days after the Harvey Weinstein story broke, Alyssa Milano tweeted: "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too' as a reply to this tweet."
Proskauer Rose LLP
Employers are encouraged to review their reasonable accommodation policies and practices to ensure compliance with the new requirements.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
This morning, October 12, in sunny Pasadena, California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in the Robles v. Dominos case.
Cooley LLP
In the wake of the #MeToo movement and resulting nationwide conversation about sexual harassment, California lawmakers recently passed legislation intended to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.
Orrick
For the second month in a row, the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued guidance to update materials available to federal contractors...
Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
Late last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released preliminary numbers on sexual harassment for Fiscal Year 2018, which ended September 30.
Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
If the "humble boss" is best, who's the worst?
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Q. Eric complained internally about harassment due to teasing and jokes by co-workers based on his accent. He later filed a charge of discrimination against his employer BigCo, Inc. ...
Carlton Fields
On October 4, the EEOC issued a press release highlighting its significant work this past fiscal year to address the pervasive problem of workplace harassment.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Governor Jerry Brown recently signed several bills expanding lactation accommodation requirements for employers and certain California postsecondary educational institutions as well as pertaining to ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Share Incentives analysis: In the wake of research by the CMI into the GPG at FTSE 100 companies, which revealed that female CEOs earn less than half as much as their male counterparts, Sam Whitaker...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
An estimated 9 million adults in the United States are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.
Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
So much for our brave new world.
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