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California Employers: Don't Forget To Post The New Family Care And Medical Leave And Pregnancy Disability Leave Notice
The California Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) just released an updated Family Care and Medical Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave notice. Beginning April 1, 2019,
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22 May 2019
Spring Brings New Developments For New York And New Jersey Employers
Effective immediately, all employers must provide their employees in New York State who are registered voters with up to three hours' time off at the beginning or end of the work day to vote in any election.
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14 May 2019
A Fair-Minded And Welcoming Workplace For All
Thanks to some recent high-profile transgender individuals sharing their transition stories (think Janet Mock and the Wachowski sisters), what was once a taboo topic has now sparked an important
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7 May 2019
An Important Fact About Informed Written Consent And Conflict Waivers
If you've ever worked with a labor & employment attorney, you may have heard them refer to "written consent" and "conflict waivers."
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2 May 2019
‘Not For Eternity' – Implications From The Supreme Court Reversal Of A Deceased Judge's Ruling
The law is an ever-evolving and unpredictable thing. As are the courts and their judges – whether dead or alive.
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3 Apr 2019
New Jersey Employers Beware – Parts Of Your Employment Agreements May Now Be Unenforceable
New Jersey (March 21, 2019) - As of March 18, 2019, New Jersey employers may not include any provision in an employment contract that waives any substantive or procedural rights ...
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3 Apr 2019
Settling Sexual Harassment Cases Post-"Me Too": Three New California Laws You Need To Know
The "Time's Up" and "Me Too" movements have sparked societal change in many ways, including in our legal system. In response, the California Legislature quickly enacted several new ...
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20 Mar 2019
Department Of Education Proposes Significant Changes To Title IX Regulations
The U.S. Department of Education has proposed new regulations that, if adopted, would significantly change the landscape of Title IX sexual misconduct investigations.
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5 Mar 2019
An ADEA Victory For Employers Sued Under A Disparate Impact Theory In The Seventh Circuit
On January 23, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, in an 8-4 decision, dealt a blow to older job applicants in a case brought pursuant to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. § 621 et seq., under a theory of disparate impact liability.
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30 Jan 2019
2018 Illinois, Indiana, And Wisconsin Employment Law Year In Review
Illinois Amends Wage Payment and Collection Act to Require Employers to Reimburse for "Necessary Expenses".
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14 Jan 2019
2018 New York Labor & Employment End Of Year Review
Below is a summary of the most significant new laws affecting the workplace.
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3 Jan 2019
2018 Oregon Employment Law Update
Oregon's "Fair Work Week Act" took effect July 1, 2018, and requires retail, food service and hospitality employers to provide most nonexempt employees with a written schedule at least 7 days...
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11 Dec 2018
2018 Missouri, Kansas & Oklahoma Employment Law Update
The Missouri General Assembly passed multiple bills this legislative session which will have an impact on employers.
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20 Nov 2018
Labor & Employment Law Client Alert - November 2018
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
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19 Nov 2018
Westchester County, New York Adopts New Laws Impacting Employers
Westchester County, N.Y. has recently enacted two new laws which apply to employers with employees working in the county: an earned sick leave law and a wage history anti-discrimination law.
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12 Nov 2018
2018 Arizona Employment Law Update
Although the end of Arizona's 2018 legislative session was dominated by education funding debates in light of the #Red4Ed movement, the legislature did manage to pass a few bills which will impact employers...
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7 Nov 2018
California Enacts New Laws Expanding Lactation Accommodation Requirements, Other Paid Family Leave Benefits
Governor Jerry Brown recently signed several bills expanding lactation accommodation requirements for employers and certain California postsecondary educational institutions as well as pertaining to ...
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12 Oct 2018
California Enacts A Package Of Legislation Aimed To Prevent Sexual Harassment In The Workplace
In the wake of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement and corresponding flood of sexual misconduct claims, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a series of bills into law, all which are aimed...
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11 Oct 2018
Policy Interpretation - May Be Changing
In Liberty Surplus Insurance Corp. v. Ledesma & Meyer Construction Co., Inc., 5 Cal.5th 216 (2018), the California Supreme Court held, in answering a question certified to it by the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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28 Sep 2018
Illinois Governor Vetoes Expanded Anti-Discrimination Statute
On August 13, 2018, Illinois Governor Bruce V. Rauner vetoed legislation that would have lowered the threshold requirement for liability under the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) from 15 employees to one.
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28 Aug 2018
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