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NYC Releases Anti-Harassment Training Video
As discussed in our New York Quarterly Newsletters, employers in New York City who have 15 or more employees (inclusive of independent contractors) are required to provide anti-sexual harassment training...
United States
2 May 2019
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NYC Employers Should Care About Hair
In February 2019, the New York City Commission on Human Rights issued legal enforcement guidance on racial discrimination on the basis of hair ...
United States
11 Apr 2019
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NJ Acts On #MeToo, But Broadens To All Discrimination And Harassment
In response to #MeToo, New Jersey legislators introduced a bill that would preclude non-disclosure agreements in settlement agreements, but New Jersey took the ban even further than most states
Jersey
11 Apr 2019
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A Reminder: Addiction Can Be A Disability
A recent case in Michigan federal court is heading to a jury trial after an employer lost a summary judgment motion aimed at dismissing a former employee's Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
United States
17 Jan 2019
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SCOTUS Postpones Its Decision On LGBT Employee Rights
Although the Supreme Court was set on November 30 and December 7 to determine whether to hear three different cases related to whether Title VII's prohibition of discrimination...
United States
17 Jan 2019
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Pregnancy Bias Suits On The Rise
Employers are likely well aware that pregnancy discrimination is prohibited by federal law (and, in most places, including New York, state and local law).
United States
17 Jan 2019
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Update On #MeToo – Social Pressures On U.S Businesses In Response To #MeToo
Earlier this year, we saw the #MeToo movement spur action by Congress and state governments to enact legislation enhancing protection for victims of sexual harassment.
United States
17 Jan 2019
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#MeToo Continues To Spur Announcements Of Companies Nixing Mandatory Arbitration
In response to global protests against sexual harassment and for a more equal working environment after a New York Times article broke stating Google had concealed allegations of sexual misconduct of several of its executives and paid a senior vice president $90 million after such allegations against him were substantiated, Google announced that it will handle sexual harassment claims with transparency and employees will no longer be required to arbitrate sexual harassment or sexual assault clai
United States
7 Jan 2019
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The BakerHostetler Quarterly New York Employment Newsletter - Fall 2018
Welcome to the second edition of The BakerHostetler Quarterly New York Employment Law Newsletter. We are pleased to share our analysis of some key employment trends, in-depth discussions regarding recent developments and what to expect looking forward.
United States
9 Oct 2018
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New York State Sexual Harassment Guidance Finalized
UPDATE – On Oct. 1, 2018, the state of New York released final guidance on the anti-sexual harassment measures that were passed ...
United States
5 Oct 2018
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New York State Issues Guidance For Compliance With New Sexual Harassment Law
Earlier this year, Gov. Cuomo signed into law the 2018-2019 New York State Budget, which included new requirements for both private and government employers intended to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.
United States
4 Sep 2018
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New York City To Follow In New York State's Footsteps
New York City has followed the example set by the state. On April 11, 2018, the New York City Council passed several bills ...
United States
3 Aug 2018
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Limitations On Nondisclosure Agreements Related To Sexual Harassment Claims Begin On July 11
Effective July 11, 2018, the law will no longer permit nondisclosure provisions in agreements settling or resolving claims involving sexual harassment ...
United States
3 Aug 2018
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Prohibition On Mandatory Arbitration Of Sexual Harassment Claims Begin July 11
Effective July 11, 2018, employers are not permitted to institute mandatory arbitration agreements related to sexual harassment claims.
United States
3 Aug 2018
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Anti-Sexual Harassment Policies And Training
Effective Oct. 9, 2018, all New York employers must enact an anti-sexual harassment policy that meets or exceeds the standards set by a model policy ...
United States
2 Aug 2018
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New York State Anti-Harassment Measures Passed In The 2019 Budget Bill Begin To Take Effect
The #MeToo movement is not finished making waves just yet. Gov. Cuomo signed a 2019 Budget Bill on April 12, 2018 ...
United States
2 Aug 2018
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As Of July 1, 2018, New Jersey Has One Of The Most Employee-Friendly Equal Pay Laws In The Country
On April 24, 2018, the New Jersey governor signed the Equal Pay Act into law. This Act, which took effect on July 1, 2018, amended the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) ...
United States
2 Aug 2018
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In New York, Employers Are Now Responsible For Harassment Of Nonemployees
As part of the 2019 New York Budget Bill, there were several pieces of legislation intended to combat sexual harassment.
United States
2 Aug 2018
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The Second Circuit Finds Title VII Protects Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination
On May 22, 2017, in Melissa Zarda et al. v. Altitude Express d/b/a Skydive Long Island et al., the Second Circuit agreed to hold an en banc hearing to determine whether an estate for a gay man.
United States
1 Aug 2018
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The BakerHostetler Quarterly New York Employment Law Newsletter
Welcome to the first edition of The BakerHostetler Quarterly New York Employment Law Newsletter.
United States
1 Aug 2018
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