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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Supreme Court Will Hear Same-Sex Marriage Issue
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in four same-sex marriage cases in April, potentially settling the divisive issue by the end of the current term.
United States
30 Jan 2015
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