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AB 5, Codifying Dynamex And Broadening The ABC Test's Application, Passes California Legislature
After months of debate and negotiations, the California State Legislature passed the controversial AB 5 on Wednesday, September 11, 2019
United States
20 Sep 2019
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President Trump Announces Nomination To Second Circuit Court Of Appeals
Executive Summary: On August 14, 2019, President Trump nominated Steven J. Menashi, a conservative, to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to fill the vacancy
United States
20 Aug 2019
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Connecticut Passes Sweeping Changes To Its Human Rights Laws
In the continued fallout from the "me too" movement, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has signed new legislation imposing sweeping changes to Connecticut's human rights law designed
United States
7 Aug 2019
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Governor Murphy Signs Bill To Increase New Jersey's Minimum Wage To $15 By 2024
Effective July 1, 2019, New Jersey's minimum wage will increase to $10.00 per hour from $8.85.
United States
11 Feb 2019
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Fashion Industry Impacted By New York's Amended Sexual Harassment Law
In groundbreaking legislation last year, NYSHRL to prohibit sexual harassment against non-employees of all types, including models, stylists, and artists in the fashion industry who are classified as...
United States
18 Jan 2019
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Recent And Upcoming Changes To The Illinois Human Rights Act
On August 24, 2018, Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law Public Act 100-1066, which makes several significant changes to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA).
United States
15 Nov 2018
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California Governor Signs Wave Of New Gender/Sex Related Bills Into Law In The Wake Of #Metoo
On September 30, 2018, California Governor Edmund J. Brown, Jr. signed into law eight new bills involving gender and sexual harassment training and related issues.
United States
8 Oct 2018
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New USCIS Deportation Policy Has Far-Reaching Implications For Employers
xecutive Summary: In a significant policy shift, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently published a new agency policy that substantially expands the authority of USCIS...
United States
4 Sep 2018
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New York City Commission On Human Rights Issues Mandatory Anti-Sexual Harassment Poster
Executive Summary: As part of the new anti-sexual harassment laws passed in response to the #MeToo movement this past spring, New York City now requires employers to post a notice ...
United States
22 Aug 2018
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Does Your Business Comply With The ADA's Accessibility Requirements?
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires businesses that provide goods and services to the public to remove architectural barriers and ensure their facilities are accessible to individuals with disabilities.
United States
21 Aug 2018
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Australia's Proposed Modern Slavery Act May Impact American Companies
U.S. companies with operations in Australia may soon be impacted by the establishment of a new Modern Slavery Act (the MSA) in Australia.
United States
11 Apr 2018
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D.C. District Court Issues Injunction Against Transgender Military Ban
As previously reported by these authors, on July 26, 2017, President Trump announced via Twitter that transgender individuals will no longer be permitted to serve in the military.
United States
15 Nov 2017
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Does Transgender Military Ban Signal New Direction Of Trump Administration On LGBTQ Rights?
On July 26, 2017, President Trump announced via Twitter that the military, arguably the country's largest employer, will no longer allow transgender people to serve, thus breaking from the Obama Administration's...
United States
15 Aug 2017
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Supreme Court Rules That Former Acting NLRB General Counsel Became Ineligible To Perform Duties After President Obama Nominated Him For Permanent Position
The U.S. Supreme Court has held that Lafe Solomon did not validly serve as Acting General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)...
United States
31 Mar 2017
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Our Brand Is Crisis … Prevention And Management
Alleged communications with Russian officials, an Attorney General recusal, and claims of impermissible wiretapping.
United States
15 Mar 2017
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Trump Administration Revokes Obama's Transgender Bathroom Guidance For Public Schools
As previously reported by these authors in a Legal Alert on February 17, 2017, the Trump Administration withdrew a motion filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals...
United States
7 Mar 2017
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What Impact Could Trump's Election Have On Employers?
Executive Summary: The election is over. The vote is in. Donald Trump will be our 45th President. And, for the first time since 2006 (when the 109th Congress was in session during the Bush administration)...
United States
15 Nov 2016
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VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark For 2016 Is 6.9 Percent
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced that the 2016 Annual Section 4212 (VEVRAA) hiring benchmark for 2016 is 6.9 percent.
United States
22 Jun 2016
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OFCCP Publishes Revised FAAP Directive
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published a revised directive regarding the use of Functional Affirmative Action Plans (FAAPs).
United States
23 May 2016
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More Businesses Face Lawsuits Challenging Website Accessibility
Title III of the ADA prohibits public accommodations from discriminating against an individual on the basis of disability.
United States
29 Mar 2016
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