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Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: New York Mandatory Anti-Harassment Training Explained
New legislation requires that New York employers provide annual, interactive anti-harassment training. What does this mean for your business?
United States
4 Jun 2019
Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog: New California Proposition Seeks To Expand Paid Sick Leave Requirement From Three To Five Days
Introduced by the architect of California's existing paid sick leave law, AB 555 would expand paid sick leave to require employers to provide 40 hours, or 5 days, of sick leave by the employee's 200th calendar day of employment.
United States
30 May 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: DC Employers Of Tipped Workers Must Prepare To Comply With New Wage And Hour Requirements
To all employers in Washington DC who employ tipped workers, heed this warning: as of July 1, 2019, you must comply with new notice, reporting, and training requirements
United States
28 May 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: Supreme Court To Decide Whether Title VII Protects Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity
After languishing on the docket for almost a year, the United States Supreme Court agreed today to hear three cases concerning the scope of Title VII's protections for LGBT employees.
United States
7 May 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: California Legislators Take Another Stab At Preventing Employment Arbitration Agreements
California has long been considered one of the most – if not the most – protective states of employee rights.
United States
16 Apr 2019
New York City Anti-Sexual Harassment Training Law Takes Effect On April 1, 2019
Today, New York City's anti-sexual harassment training law goes into effect.
United States
12 Apr 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: EEOC And Industry Leaders Convene To Focus On Harassment Prevention
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, the EEOC reconvened its task force on sexual harassment in June 2018. Most recently, in a continued effort to focus on leading harassment prevention efforts,
United States
10 Apr 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: 9th Circuit Reverses ADA Ruling Favorable To Businesses
What must a private business do to ensure that its website complies with Title III of the ADA, which requires that places of public accommodation provide "full and equal enjoyment" to individuals with disabilities?
United States
2 Apr 2019
Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog: Recent Trends In Shareholder Proposals
Activist investors continue to make liberal use of the SEC's Rule 14a-8 to submit proposals for inclusion in company proxy statements.
United States
15 Feb 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: A Company's Website Is Not A "Public Accommodation" Under The ADA, A California Court Finds
As we discussed in a previous post , the courts, the Congress, and the Department of Justice (the "DoJ") continue to grapple with the scope of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act
United States
15 Feb 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives Blog: #MeToo Reboot Presents Early Test For California Governor Gavin Newsom
What are newly elected Governor Gavin Newsom's views on #MeToo legislation, and how do they compare to those of his predecessor, Jerry Brown?
United States
6 Feb 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: Supreme Court To Review Administrative Exhaustion Requirements Under Title VII
The United States Supreme Court has agreed to resolve a growing split of authority among lower federal circuit courts regarding the requirement under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...
United States
28 Jan 2019
#MeToo Brings New Challenges To Retailers
In October 2017, The New York Times and The New Yorker published accusations of sexual harassment and abuse against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.
United States
25 Jan 2019
Hunton Andrews Kurth Publishes 2018 Retail Industry Year In Review
Social engineering continued to be a major concern in 2018 as businesses continued to fall prey to such schemes and other cyber risks.
United States
25 Jan 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: The Muddy Waters Of ADA Website Compliance May Become Less Murky In 2019
The Americans with Disabilities Act (the "ADA") has been the source of a tremendous amount of litigation since President George H.W. Bush signed it into law in 1990.
United States
9 Jan 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspective: California: No Fee Award For Prevailing Employer In FEHA Action Even Where 998 Offer Rejected
California's legislature and courts have acted to curb an employer's ability to recover its fees and costs when it prevails in a lawsuit brought under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act
United States
2 Jan 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: Drug-Free Workplaces Are Not Compromised By 2018's Newest Crop Of Marijuana Laws
Voters in Michigan, Utah and Missouri passed marijuana-related ballot measures in the November 2018 elections.
United States
6 Dec 2018
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: Supreme Court Extends ADEA Coverage To Small State And Local Government Employers
The U.S. Supreme Court held yesterday that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) applies to state and local government employers
United States
13 Nov 2018
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: California's AB 2770 Protects Employers And Victims Of Sexual Harassment From Defamation Claims
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, many state legislatures have begun to take action to provide greater protections for victims of sexual harassment and make it easier for them
United States
9 Nov 2018
EEOC Report Profiles Its "Vigorous" Efforts To Combat Workplace Harassment
The EEOC recently released a report highlighting the Commission's efforts to combat sexual harassment in the past year.
United States
23 Oct 2018
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