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Doctors' Equal Pay Collective Action Gets Negative Diagnosis
The Ahad decision is welcome news for employers faced with potential equal pay class and collective actions and is the latest in an emerging line of cases noting the difficulties in certifying equal pay or pay discrimination cases.
United States
16 May 2019
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Third Circuit: Spying On Former Employee's Social Media Account Does Not Constitute "Unclean Hands" To Bar Trade Secret Misappropriation Claim
Consider this: a former employee has just left his or her employer and may have taken trade secrets to a competitor.
United States
4 Apr 2019
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New York City: Employment Actions Based On Hairstyle May Be Unlawful Race Discrimination
On February 18, 2019, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) announced new enforcement guidance deeming certain actions taken based on an individual's hair or hairstyle
United States
6 Mar 2019
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Oregon Announces Final Rules For Equal Pay Law Set To Take Effect January 1, 2019
As we reported last month, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) issued proposed regulations interpreting the provisions of the new Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017,
United States
12 Dec 2018
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In Oregon, Employers Await Guidance As New Equal Pay Law's January 1, 2019 Effective Date Looms
The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) has issued proposed regulations interpreting the provisions of the new Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017, which will become effective January 1, 2019.
United States
14 Nov 2018
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Now We've Got Your Attention: Recent Amendments To SF Fair Chance Ordinance Give Job Applicants Right To Sue And Send Penalties Soaring
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 being automatically disqualified.
United States
19 Oct 2018
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Now We've Got Your Attention: Recent Amendments To SF Fair Chance Ordinance Give Job Applicants Right To Sue And Send Penalties Soaring
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...
United States
17 Oct 2018
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Massachusetts Enacts New Reforms On Noncompetes, Becomes 49th State To Enact UTSA
Just two days after TSW's inaugural post, we brought you news of Texas becoming the 48th state to enact some form of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA).
United States
9 Sep 2018
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Court Of Appeal Gives California Employers A Break – But Not A Full Vacation – From PTO Reporting Requirements
Your employees may spend their time daydreaming about how to spend the vacation hours they accumulate each pay period – and in California, they are entitled to be paid out upon termination for any accrued...
United States
21 Nov 2016
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DOL's Final Rule On Sick Leave Takes Effect: Contractors Have Until Year's End To Comply
On September 29, 2016, the DOL released a final rule requiring federal contractors to provide seven days of paid sick leave annually.
United States
18 Oct 2016
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North Carolina's "Bathroom Bill" Dealt A Blow As Debate On Transgender Access Continues
A North Carolina federal judge blocked the University of North Carolina from enforcing a state law requiring transgender people to use bathrooms and locker rooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates.
United States
9 Sep 2016
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Seventh Circuit Holds That Mandatory Arbitration With Class Waiver Violates NLRA, Setting Up Circuit Split
In Lewis v. Epic Systems Corp., the court held that a mandatory class arbitration clause negating an employee's ability to bring and recover from any wage-and-hour collective actions violated Sections 7 and 8 of the NLRA.
United States
13 Jun 2016
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There's No Longer An "App For That" In Austin: Lyft And Uber Pull Out Over Driver Fingerprinting Requirements
Rideshare companies Lyft and Uber announced on May 9 that they were no longer offering their services in Austin, Texas, after voters there rejected a proposed ordinance that would have eliminated fingerprint-based background checks for drivers.
United States
26 May 2016
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BREAKING: President Obama Signs Defend Trade Secrets Act Into Law
This afternoon, as anticipated, President Barack Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act into law, wrapping up a lengthy bipartisan effort to bring trade secrets under federal system law.
United States
19 May 2016
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Game-Changing Overtime Regulations Advance To OMB Ahead Of Schedule, Final Rule Could Arrive As Early As April 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) sent its much anticipated final overtime regulations to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review on March 14, 2016.
United States
5 Apr 2016
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DOL Continues To Push Its Agenda With New Guidance On Joint Employment
While both the DOL and the NLRB agree that the FLSA's economic realities test is broader than the test applied by the NLRB, DOL's new guidance signals added focus by the government on this issue.
United States
22 Jan 2016
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EEOC Keeps Its Resolution To Litigate Company Wellness Programs Under ADA, Despite Recent Victory For Employers
With the holidays now behind, many employees view the New Year as an opportunity to lose weight, exercise more, or make any number of other resolutions to improve their health.
United States
13 Jan 2016
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Emergence Of Transgender Status Issues In Workplace Raises Compliance Questions For Employers
In March, Saks Fifth Avenue settled a high-profile transgender discrimination lawsuit in Texas federal court.
United States
26 May 2015
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Medical Marijuana Cards: A New Scarlet Letter? First-Of-Its-Kind Lawsuit In Rhode Island Claims That Employer Discriminated On Basis Of Medical Marijuana Cardholder Status
A Rhode Island graduate student has filed a lawsuit against a textile company, alleging that it discriminated against her because she used medical marijuana.
United States
13 Jan 2015
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The Next Frontier In ADA Litigation: Website And App Access For The Disabled
For the last several years, consumers have increasingly turned to online shopping as an alternative to traditional "brick and mortar" stores.
United States
8 Jan 2015
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