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Littler Mendelson
On April 19, 2020, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (the "Commission") announced that it has formed a COVID-19 response team to handle reports of harassment and discrimination...
Foley Hoag LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most significant global public health crises since the Influenza Pandemic of 1918-20. The spread of the Coronavirus through every continent and major...
Littler Mendelson
In accordance with the IHRA amendments under Public Act 101-0221, all Illinois employers must provide mandatory sexual harassment training to all employees by December 31, 2020, and annually thereafter.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On March 25, the Standing Committee on Social Issues of the Legislative Council of the New South Wales Parliament delivered its recommendations concerning the implementation of the New South Wales
WilmerHale
While debate rumbles on over the extension of ‘failure to prevent' offences into the broad spectrum of financial crime, including fraud and money laundering, some have called for their introduction into an altogether different sphere: human rights.
Littler Mendelson
On March 10, 2020, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (the "Commission") proposed rules addressing exceptions recognized under the city's ordinance generally prohibiting...
Proskauer Rose LLP
With the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) finally receiving its 38th affirmative vote in January from the Virginia General Assembly...
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Between claims of "financial carpet bombing" and dire warnings regarding the "weaponization" of the U.S. dollar, it was difficult to avoid hyperbole when describing the use of economic sanctions
Morrison & Foerster LLP
MoFo attorneys on January 13, 2020, began trying a case challenging what they allege are inhumane conditions at the Arizona detention centers of the U.S. Border Patrol
Proskauer Rose LLP
Effective January 11, 2020, the New York City Human Rights Law ("NYCHRL") has been amended to expand protections under the law to freelancers and independent...
Hogan Lovells
Stephanie Carman wrote the article "A Commitment to Your Community—Defender of Rights." The article discusses the benefits of pro bono and community work and describes opportunities
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
On October 24, 2019, Gottlieb & Associates, a plaintiff's firm well-known for bringing scores of website accessibility cases
Mayer Brown
On 19 November 2019, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019, with appropriate amendments to the version passed by the U.S. House of Representative on 15 October 2019.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On Sept. 12, 2019, the New York City Council passed a law, Int. 0136-A, that expands the scope of the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) to provide protections for freelancers and independent contractors.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Virginia Hough filed a complaint with the State Division of Human Rights against 1 Toms Point Lane Corporation , a residential cooperative, alleging a violation of the New York State Human ...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Law clerk Anna Boltyanskiy authored a Note titled "Until Violence Do Us Part: Evaluating VAWA's Bona Fide Marriage Requirement
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Ropes & Gray LLP
The seventh year of filings under the U.S. Conflict Minerals Rule will be due in slightly under three months.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
On January 8, 2020, OFAC sanctioned the First Vice President of South Sudan, Taban Deng Gai (Deng), for his involvement in serious human rights abuse...
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
On November 21, 2019, amid mounting tensions between China and Hong Kong, the U.S. Congress passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 (the "Bill")...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
There have been longstanding tensions in the Xinjiang province of China between the Chinese government and the Uyghurs, a predominately Muslim ethnic group.
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