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Littler Mendelson
In NK v. Botuik, 2020 HRTO 345, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) made a $170,000 damage award to a vulnerable employee who, after being sexually harassed by her direct supervisor...
Reed Smith
Last week, the Pittsburgh City Council and the Allegheny County Council unanimously voted to ban discrimination on the basis of race-based hairstyles by passing the Creating a...
Foley & Lardner
Under most of the federal civil rights laws, employers are covered only if they employ 15 or more employees. See, e.g., 42 U.S.C. § 2000e(b) (Title VII).
Fenwick & West LLP
As of September 30, 2020, all New York State employers must provide their employees with sick leave, and for most employers, such leave must be paid.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Many companies are strategizing on how to diversify their talent pool, not only with new recruits but all the way to the top. These companies not only seek to minimize potential discrimination ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On September 28, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 2992, which amends California Labor Code Sections 230 and 230.1 and ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On the upcoming November 3, 2020 ballot, Proposition 16 proposes to amend the California Constitution to allow public sector employers to consider race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Saga Of The Stimulus Deal Continues. As readers of this newsletter are well aware, the negotiations over additional stimulus legislation to confront COVID-19, and all of its attendant...
Duane Morris LLP
Attention all businesses, organizations, schools or individuals with employees in California: A sweeping expansion of family and medical leave law takes effect soon.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Chicago, Ill. (October 22, 2020) - In an extremely positive, long overdue development, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The emergency leave provided by Congress in March 2020 at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic is starting to run out for many employees whose children's schools are still closed.
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
Q: What do I need to know about conducting workplace diversity and racial sensitivity training in light of Executive Order 13950? Conscientious employers understand the importance of offering...
FTI Consulting
Even before COVID-19, the legal landscape for labor and employment was changing rapidly.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On October 14, 2020, the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal granted a petition for a writ of certiorari quashing a trial court's discovery order that ...
Husch Blackwell LLP
With scientists worldwide racing to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, many employers are asking if they can require employees to be vaccinated.
Littler Mendelson
On October 6, 2020, the County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland unanimously voted to significantly revise its Human Rights Law as it relates to harassment in the workplace.
Venable LLP
This summer, the United States Supreme Court held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects workers from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Ford & Harrison LLP
While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed some aspects of how the 2020 Presidential election is conducted, employers are facing many of the same questions they have faced in the past, such as whether they are required to give ...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Each year, litigation related to the accessibility of websites for people with disabilities continues to increase. Most jurisdictions have determined that websites are places of public accommodation ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In some cases, whether employers can regulate employee political conduct will depend on whether it occurs on- or off-duty.
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