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NYC Council Amends The New York City Human Rights Law Definition Of Covered Employer
New York City's Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) is one of the broadest anti-discrimination statutes in the country.
United States
18 Oct 2019
New York City's Commission On Human Rights Issues New Guidance On Immigration Status And National Origin Discrimination
For decades, the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) has provided protections against discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of an individual's
United States
15 Oct 2019
New York City Council Gives The Green Light To A Ban On Marijuana Testing For Job Applicants
On April 9, 2019, New York City Council passed a bill amending the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL), to bar NYC employers from testing prospective employees for marijuana use.
United States
1 May 2019
New York City Commission On Human Rights Issues New Guidance On Race Discrimination On The Basis Of Hairstyle
On February 19, 2019, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) issued new enforcement guidance regarding (1) policies that place restrictions, or ban ...
United States
8 Mar 2019
NYC Council Enacts New Protections For Employees' Sexual And Reproductive Health Decisions
This week, the New York City Council passed new amendments to the New York City Human Rights Law, which prohibit employment discrimination ...
United States
31 Jan 2019
End Of Year Reminder For NY Employers: NYC's Cooperative Dialogue Law Is In Effect
On October 15, 2018, the New York City Human Rights Law (CHRL) was amended to require employers to engage in a "cooperative dialogue" with individuals who may be entitled to
United States
17 Jan 2019
ECtHR Rules On UK Mass Surveillance Under RIPA
On 13 September 2018, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) issued a much anticipated judgment in Big Brother Watch and others v. United Kingdom (Applications nos. 58170/13, 62322/14...
United States
30 Oct 2018
OCR Investigating Accessibility Of State And Local Government Websites
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has reportedly opened as many as 350 recent nationwide complaint investigations into whether educational agencies' websites are accessible to individuals with disabilities.
United States
17 May 2016
Ending The Year With A Bang: NYC Bans "Caregiver" Discrimination And Issues Sweeping Gender Identity/Expression Discrimination Guidance
So much for a quiet year-end for New York City employers. In the final weeks of 2015, NYC government officials took two actions that will have a significant impact on the city's business community.
United States
29 Dec 2015
Judge Orders Yelp To Identify Anonymous Negative Commenter
On September 15, a judge in Boston ruled that Yelp must reveal the identity of an anonymous commenter who wrote a negative review of a jeweler on the online review site.
United States
21 Sep 2015
False Advertising Claims & The First Amendment
Over on Reed Smith's AdLaw by Request blog, attorney Caroline Klocko discusses the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit's January 30th ruling...
United States
10 Feb 2015
Reminder - New Pregnancy Discrimination Obligations And Poster For Illinois Employers
As we previously reported, as of January 1, 2015, Illinois employers with 15 or more employees are subject to new amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act...
United States
7 Jan 2015
Drawing the Line: National Security Hurdles to Foreign Investment in the United States
The United States has long served as a favorite destination for foreign investors. While U.S. national security concerns have been raised from time to time, such considerations seldom have served as a major impediment to foreign investment. In a post-9/11 world, however, national security considerations will continue to play an increasingly prominent role in terms of how the U.S. government views inbound foreign investment. Certain critical sectors, such as defense, telecommunications, energy, t
United States
7 Mar 2005
CMS Publishes Proposed Rule for Medicare Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Annual Payment Rate Updates and Policy Changes
On January 30, 2004, the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS"), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") published a proposed rule (the "Proposed Rule") that sets forth the proposed annual update to the payment rates for long-term care hospitals ("LTCHs") reimbursed under the long-term care hospital prospective payment system ("LTCH PPS").
United States
24 Mar 2004
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