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Matters That Matter: September Pro Bono Roundup
In this edition of Matters That Matter, we honor the many lawyers who have dedicated their time to important pro bono causes.
8 Oct 2019
Matters That Matter: July Pro Bono Roundup
In this edition of Matters that Matter, we honor the many lawyers who have dedicated their time to important pro bono
United States
5 Aug 2019
California Says #MeToo With SB 1300: The Impact On Employers
A California bill that has emerged from the #MeToo movement and is likely to increase employers' costs and exposure in defending harassment claims will take effect on January 1, 2019
United States
27 Dec 2018
Annual California Legislative Recap
Another year has passed in the California Legislature, with new laws and amendments affecting California employers.
United States
6 Nov 2018
MoFo Achieves "Mansfield Certification Plus" Status For 2018
At MoFo, we recognize the value of having a diverse team and an inclusive environment.
United States
10 Sep 2018
Employment Law Commentary, December 2017
It was another busy year in the California Legislature with regard to employment and labor issues
United States
27 Dec 2017
Employment Law Commentary - Volume 29, Issue 9
It was only a couple of years ago, on March 27, 2015, that a jury rejected Ellen Pao's gender discrimination claims and rendered a defense verdict in favor of her former employer, a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm.
United States
17 Oct 2017
Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones, But Words Survive Dismissal: Castleberry v. Sti Group
The Third Circuit has recently taken steps to resolve inconsistent precedent regarding the standard for pleading hostile work environment harassment.
United States
14 Sep 2017
Let Us Pray: The Challenges Of Accommodating Muslim Prayer In The Workplace
Some prayers go unheard; others go to the Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission.
United States
11 Aug 2017
When One Person's Scent Is Another Person's Disability
A California jury recently awarded a $3.3 million verdict to a California Department of Transportation employee who alleged a variety of disability-related claims involving...
United States
11 Jul 2017
New York City Bans Employers From Requesting Salary History
On May 4, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law a bill that will go into effect on October 31, 2017...
United States
17 May 2017
Going Public: UK Launches Mandatory Gender Pay Gap Reporting
Today, the UK mandatory gender pay reporting regime will come into force under the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017.
13 Apr 2017
The Movement For Equal Pay In The Workplace: Progressive State Laws Carry The Torch
Traditionally men have earned more than women in the workplace because they are considered the primary breadwinners for families.
United States
16 Mar 2017
Employment Law Commentary, October 2016
Now that the dust has settled on the California 2016 legislative session, it is once again time to round up and review the new laws impacting California employers.
United States
9 Nov 2016
CFPB Forgoes Traditional Rulemaking Process In Announcing That The Equal Credit Opportunity Act And Regulation B Prohibit Discrimination Based On Gender Identity And Sexual Orientation
Richard Cordray, director of the CFPB, issued a letter expressing the CFPB's views on whether credit discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation violates the ECOA and Regulation B.
United States
17 Oct 2016
HUD Releases New Guidance On Limited English Proficiency Discrimination Under The Fair Housing Act
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued guidance on how the nondiscrimination provisions in the FHA apply to persons who consider an individual's "Limited English Proficiency"...
United States
27 Sep 2016
Employment Law Commentary, August 2016
On August 1, 2016, Massachusetts became the first state to pass a law barring employers from asking applicants to disclose their salary history before offering a job.
United States
6 Sep 2016
The EEOC's New Focus On LGBTQ Discriminat Ion: How To Stay Out Of The Headlines
The year 2015 was a breakthrough year for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community. Just over a year ago, in Obergefell v. Hodges, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark decision on marriage equality...
United States
4 Aug 2016
Employment Law Commentary, March 2016
Employers take great measures to avoid hiring dangerous employees—not just to avoid legal liability but, more importantly, to ensure the safety of their employees.
United States
8 Apr 2016
Employment Law Commentary - Volume 28, Issue 1 - January 2016
If you have never dealt with an employee who is an alcoholic, rest assured, you will. Alcoholism has been described as the single largest, most destructive addiction in the United States...
United States
7 Feb 2016
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