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Labor & Employment Alert >> New York State Legislation Significantly Expands Workplace Harassment Protections
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.
United States
16 Jul 2019
Labor & Employment Alert >> EEOC Requires Employers To Collect And Submit Pay Data By September 30, 2019
In April 2019, a federal judge ordered the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to collect employee pay and hours data from employers by September 30, 2019.
United States
30 May 2019
New Jersey Expands Scope Of Paid Family Leave And Benefits
Earlier this year, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law sweeping amendments to the state's paid family leave program, which is governed by the NJFLA and the New Jersey Family Temporary Disability Leave Law.
United States
14 May 2019
California Employers Required To Provide Sexual Harassment Prevention Training To All Employees By January 1, 2020
The bill also imposes certain requirements on the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
United States
11 Nov 2018
Stop Sexual Harassment Act Poster And Information Sheet Issued By NYC Commission On Human Rights
Beginning September 6, 2018, New York City employers must post a mandatory anti-sexual harassment rights and responsibilities poster and provide an information sheet to all new hires under the Stop Sexual Harassment in New York City Act (the "NYC Act").
United States
29 Aug 2018
Labor & Employment Alert >> Second Circuit Rules That Title VII Prohibits Discrimination On Basis Of Sexual Orientation
The Second Circuit (which has jurisdiction over New York, Connecticut, and Vermont) is now one of two circuit courts holding that discrimination based on sexual orientation is a form of sex discrimination, and prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII).
United States
11 May 2018
DOL Updates Test For Unpaid Interns And Students Under The FLSA
On January 5, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it would no longer be using the six-factor test it had adhered to since 2010 to determine whether interns are employees ...
United States
26 Jan 2018
Beginning July 1, 2017, Chicago And Cook County Employers Must Provide Paid Sick Leave
Last year, the City of Chicago passed the Chicago Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance and joined an ever-growing list of jurisdictions throughout the United States in requiring employers...
United States
4 Jul 2017
San Francisco Passes Ordinance Requiring Employers To Provide Fully Paid Parental Leave
On April 4, 2016, San Francisco passed the Paid Parental Leave Ordinance, which requires employers to provide employees with six weeks of fully paid parental leave...
United States
5 Dec 2016
New York City Imposes Limits On Employer Inquiries Related To Criminal Conviction And Arrest Records
New York City has joined several states and municipalities throughout the country with "ban the box" laws that serve to limit employers' use of criminal conviction and arrest records in the hiring process.
United States
13 Oct 2015
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