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South Carolina Abolishes Common-Law Marriage: The Impact On Workplace Law
The South Carolina Supreme Court just ruled that the state will no longer recognize common-law marriages. This decision will have a direct impact on South Carolina
United States
6 Aug 2019
Is Same-Sex Discrimination Considered "Sex Discrimination" Under Title VII?
The Supreme Court made clear in 2015 that same-sex marriage is legal across the nation.
United States
10 Feb 2017
Experts Weigh In On Title IX Regs For Transgender Students, Pt 2
In the article, Partner Sarah Moore explores some practical considerations of adhering to the legal obligations concerning a transgender student.
United States
23 Aug 2016
Landmark Ruling Takes Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution requires states to recognize same-sex marriage.
United States
6 Jul 2015
SCOTUS Extends Same-Sex Marriage Rights Nationwide
As has become its custom, the Supreme Court left one of its most high-profile decisions for the end of its term, holding today by a 5-4 vote that the Constitution requires states to recognize same-sex marriages.
United States
1 Jul 2015
As Same-Sex Marriage Gains Ground, Employers Must Keep Up
Employers around the country are scrambling to revise benefit plans and policies as same-sex marriage goes mainstream.
United States
3 Sep 2014
Supreme Court Rules DOMA Is Out, Same-Sex Marriages Are Legal
As the 2012 term of the U. S. Supreme Court comes to a close, the Justices left the most politically and emotionally charged decisions for last.
United States
8 Jul 2013
Keeping Your Students Safe From Child Abductions
A discussion on how and why schools should ensure they create appropriate child abduction prevention policies.
United States
11 Apr 2013
The Impact Of New York's Marriage Equality Act On Employee Benefits Plans
This past summer, New York passed its Marriage Equality Act, which generally provides that same-sex couples can legally marry in New York, and that same-sex married couples are to be treated the same as opposite-sex married couples under New York laws.
United States
4 Nov 2011
E-Cigarettes: An Issue for Employers Worldwide
The U. S. District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, on December 7, 2010, decided in favor of manufacturers of certain electronic cigarettes ("e-cigarettes") in the landmark case, Sottera, Inc., Doing Business as NJOY v. FDA (No.10-5032).
United States
26 Jan 2011
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