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New York City's Training Requirements Likely Expanded As It Extends NYCHRL Protections To Non-Employees
New York recently extended its protections of the New York City Human Rights Law to non-employees, including contractors and freelancers
United States
31 Oct 2019
NYC Employers Must Engage In "Cooperative Dialogue" On Accommodation Requests
As of October 15, 2018, New York City employers are now required to engage in a "cooperative dialogue" when an employee requests a workplace accommodation.
United States
30 Oct 2018
Where Is The Line? Options For Professional Leagues And Teams Facing On-Field Player Social Activism
In July 2016, four players on the Minnesota Lynx WNBA team wore black shirts in support of the Black Lives Matter social justice movement.
United States
27 Feb 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Program At University Of Texas
A Texas law requires that the University of Texas at Austin (UT) admit all high school seniors who rank in the top ten percent of their high school classes.
United States
29 Jun 2016
Another California Dismissal Of Proposed Class Action Regarding Disclosure Of Forced Labor In The Supply Chain
We recently blogged about a new wave of class action litigation related to California's Transparency in Supply Chains Act.
United States
14 Mar 2016
The Exception That Proves The Rule? European Court Of Human Rights Okays Employer's Access To Personal Communications Of Employee In (Highly) Limited Circumstances
The European Court of Human Rights recently ruled in Bărbulescu v. Romania (Application no. 61496/08) that a Romanian employer did not violate its employee's fundamental right of privacy when the employer accessed personal messages in the employee's Yahoo! Messenger account.
European Union
22 Jan 2016
When Transparency Is Not Enough: Class Action Litigation Under California's Transparency In Supply Chains Act
The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act requires retailers and manufacturers doing big business in California to disclose what measures they are taking to ensure their suppliers comply with human rights standards
United States
13 Nov 2015
New York City Aims To Strengthen Its Enforcement Of Human Rights Law; Paired Testing Employment Discrimination Investigations On The Way
Mayor de Blasio recently signed a series of bills that, among other things, require the New York City Human Rights Commission to conduct employment discrimination investigations using the paired testing method.
United States
30 Apr 2015
Employers: Don’t Forget About The Possibility Of Associational Discrimination Liability
A case out of a New York State appeals court should remind employers that they may liable for discrimination where they take an adverse action against an employee based on the employee’s association with someone in a protected class.
United States
30 Jan 2015
A Tale Of Two Jurisdictions: Human Rights Laws In New York City And Tennessee Head In Opposite Directions
The thought of the NYC Council voting to narrow the NYC Human Rights Law seems equivalent to a Game of Thrones episode without any violence. It’s not going to happen.
United States
25 Jun 2014
Notice To Plans And PBMs: Pay For Contraceptive Services And Maybe We Will Pay You Back
As has been widely covered in the news, regulations and guidance developed under the Affordable Care Act require that non-grandfathered health plans make preventive care and screenings available to their members at no cost.
United States
20 Feb 2014
New York City Commission On Human Rights Releases New York City Human Rights Law Pregnancy And Employment Rights Poster
As reported last month, effective January 30, 2014, the New York City Human Rights Law will require employers to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers
United States
17 Jan 2014
New York Appellate Court Defines Summary Judgment Standard For New York City Human Rights Law Claims
For the first time, a New York appellate court has outlined the evidentiary burden an employer must satisfy to win a New York City Human Rights Law claim at summary judgment.
United States
9 Jan 2012
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