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Maine Expands Antidiscrimination Law And Restricts Noncompete Agreements
Lawmakers in Maine closed out the 2019 legislative session with a flurry of activity.
United States
10 Jul 2019
Minnesota Supreme Court Expands And Contracts Human Rights Act Coverage In Two Decisions On Disability Discrimination
The Minnesota Supreme Court recently issued two decisions affecting employers in the state.
United States
22 Apr 2019
5 Takeaways From New York City's Legislation On Lactation Room Accommodations
The New York City Council recently passed two bills addressing lactation rooms for breastfeeding mothers. The first bill, Int. No. 879-A, requires employers with four or more employees
United States
29 Mar 2019
New Shimmer's A Floor Wax And A Dessert Topping! (Beltway Buzz, March 15, 2019)
The Buzz couldn't help but think of this memorable Saturday Night Live bit this week upon the release of the administration's fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget proposal on March 11, 2019.
United States
22 Mar 2019
Missouri Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Transgender Student
On February 26, 2019, the Supreme Court of Missouri overturned the dismissal of a lawsuit filed against a school district by a transgender student who alleged the school district violated
United States
13 Mar 2019
Recent Employee-Friendly Amendments To The Illinois Human Rights Act Include Updated Posting And Handbook Requirements
Recent amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) broaden employee rights and impose new, immediate notice requirements on employers.
United States
23 Nov 2018
The Meaning Behind Pride Month
LGBT Pride Month occurs in June to commemorate those riots.
United States
18 Jun 2018
SCOTUS Rules Colorado Agency Violated Free Speech Rights In Wedding Cake Case
On June 4, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States settled a controversy stemming from a bakery's refusal to make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding reception
United States
5 Jun 2018
Balancing Freedom Of Expression With Loyalty To Employer
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled in favor of a Croatian employee who was dismissed after criticizing her employer in a press article.
22 Mar 2018
Arizona Amends State Disabilities Act To Protect Businesses From Drive-By Lawsuits
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey just signed into law an amendment to the AzDA designed to make it more difficult to bring lawsuits against businesses based on claims that they are not accessible...
United States
25 Apr 2017
Fido Can't Help Ring In The New Year (Unless He's A True Service Animal)
Individuals wishing to begin the new year by taking a beloved pet or emotional support animal out to a restaurant may run into new legal deterrents in some states.
United States
9 Jan 2017
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