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Labor & Employment Alert >> California And New York Ban Workplace Hair Discrimination, While New Jersey And Michigan Propose The Same
The New York City Commission on Human Rights published Legal Enforcement Guidance prohibiting discriminatory workplace hair policies in February.
United States
6 Aug 2019
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Employment Litigation Alert >> Employers Need to Promptly Raise Plaintiff's Failure to File Charges with the EEOC
In a unanimous opinion authored by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that Title VII's requirement that employees file a charge with the U.S.
United States
25 Jul 2019
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Labor & Employment Alert >> New York State Bans Salary History Inquiries And Expands Equal Pay Protections
On July 10, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed into law two bills aimed at reducing pay inequity based on gender and other protected characteristics, continuing
United States
25 Jul 2019
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ADA & Website Compliance >> Lawsuits By The Disabled Against Websites Spike
2018 saw a nearly 200% increase in the number of lawsuits targeting websites and mobile apps for their alleged failure to comply with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
United States
17 Jul 2019
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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
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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
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New York City Law Requiring "Cooperative Dialogue" For Reasonable Accommodation Requests Goes Into Effect On October 15, 2018
As employers are aware, existing federal, state, and city laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
United States
10 Oct 2018
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New York State Publishes Final Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy And Training Materials
As we previously reported in April 2018, New York State lawmakers recently passed legislation aimed at combating workplace sexual harassment.
United States
4 Oct 2018
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#MeToo Revives Old Hollywood Morals Clauses
Since coming to the forefront in 2017, the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have made an indelible mark ...
United States
25 Sep 2018
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Employers May Be Required To Accommodate Employees Who Request To Work Part Time Due To A Disability, Even If They Had Previously Worked In Full-Time Roles
Last month, the Sixth Circuit (which has jurisdiction over Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Kentucky) revived an employee's claim that the termination of her employment, due to her inability to return to her full-time job because of her post-partum depression and separation anxiety arising from leaving her baby at home, was a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
United States
10 Sep 2018
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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
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Entertainment >> Talent Contracts In The Wake Of #MeToo And #TimesUp
No story rocked the entertainment industry in 2017 more than the stunning allegations of sexual assault against previously-powerful men.
United States
25 May 2018
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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
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New Jersey Enacts New Equal Pay Protections Effective July 1, 2018
On April 24, 2018, newly elected New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law The Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (the Act), amending New Jersey's Law Against Discrimination.
United States
8 May 2018
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Labor & Employment Alert >> New York State Imposes New Legal Requirements For Workplace Sexual Harassment Prevention
On March 30, 2018, New York State's legislative leaders reached an agreement with Governor Cuomo over a $168 million budget deal for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
United States
13 Apr 2018
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Entertainment, Media & Sports Alert >> #Metoo And #Timesup Movements Cause Entertainment And Advertising Industries To Re-Examine Talent Agreements
No story had a bigger impact on the entertainment industry in 2017 than the stunning allegations of sexual assault against previously-powerful men.
United States
13 Apr 2018
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#Metoo And #Timesup Movements Cause Entertainment And Adver-Tising Industries To Re-Examine Talent Agreements
No story had a bigger impact on the entertainment industry in 2017 than the stunning allegations of sexual assault against previously-powerful men.
United States
6 Apr 2018
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Tax Reform Eliminated Deductions For Confidential Sexual Harassment Settlements
Effective for 2018, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) has eliminated deductions for settlements or payments related to sexual harassment ...
United States
6 Apr 2018
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California Enacts New Employer Requirements Effective January 1, 2018
California Governor Jerry Brown signed several pieces of new legislation this year that will impact the hiring, training and leave policies of many California employers as of January 1, 2018.
United States
21 Dec 2017
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ADA Requires Online Businesses To Make Their Websites Usable By The Disabled
A hard-hitting ruling last month by a Brooklyn federal judge may expose not just the online retailers offering goods and/or services, but also the agencies retained by them to build and design...
United States
4 Oct 2017
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