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NYC Commission Issues Guidance On Immigration And National Origin Discrimination; Expansion Of Law To Cover Independent Contractors/Freelancers Soon To Follow
The New York City Commission on Human Rights released guidance clarifying the New York City Human Rights Law's restriction on discriminating against applicants and workers
United States
15 Oct 2019
New Jersey Releases Guidance Clarifying Stance On Hairstyle Discrimination
This announcement is part of a growing trend that follows similar efforts earlier this year in New York and California.
United States
26 Sep 2019
Reminder: 100 Days Until NYS Deadline For Employers To Provide Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
All New York State employers must provide all employees with annual, interactive sexual harassment prevention training by October 9, 2019.
United States
11 Jul 2019
New Jersey To Require Hotel Employers To Provide "Panic Devices" To Employees
On June 11, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a law requiring covered hotels to provide "panic devices" to employees engaged in "housekeeping or room service duties."
United States
1 Jul 2019
New Jersey Says No To Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements And Non-Disclosure Provisions
Seyfarth Synopsis: Governor Murphy signed Senate Bill 121 into law today, Monday, March 18, 2019. The law affects claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and renders prospective
United States
29 Mar 2019
Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements And Non-Disclosure Provisions On The Chopping Block In New Jersey
The New Jersey Legislature recently passed Senate Bill 121 affecting claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, which if signed into law, would render any prospective waiver of rights against public policy...
United States
11 Feb 2019
New York City Commission On Human Rights Proposes New Rules Broadening The Definition Of Gender And Prohibited Discriminatory Conduct
Seyfarth Synopsis: The New York City Commission on Human Rights (the "Commission") is proposing to amend its rules to establish certain definitions and clarify the scope of protections with respect
United States
21 Aug 2018
New Governor, New Result: New Jersey Legislature Passes Pay Equity Bill
New Jersey passed an all-encompassing new pay equity law.
United States
5 Apr 2018
Governor Christie Expands Protections For Breastfeeding Women Under The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination
On January 8, 2018 Governor Chris Christie signed into law an amendment to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination making it unlawful for an employer to terminate or discriminate against women ...
United States
11 Jan 2018
New Jersey Supreme Court "Plants The Seeds" For Increase In "Garden Variety" Emotional Distress Jury Awards
The New Jersey employers were dealt an "emotional" blow when the New Jersey Supreme Court, in Cuevas v. Wentworth Group, affirmed a trial court's denial of an employer's request...
United States
18 Oct 2016
Opening The Vault – The EEOC's New Position On Handing Over Position Statements To Charging Parties
With little fanfare, the EEOC quietly announced on February 18, 2016 its adoption of new "Nationwide Procedures for Releasing Respondent Position Statements and Obtaining Responses from Charging Parties."
United States
29 Feb 2016
Seventh Circuit Slams The "Brakes" On The EEOC's Appeal Of AutoZone ADA Defeat
As we have previously noted, the EEOC continues to push the envelope on many fronts, including new theories/arguments in cases brought under Americans With Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq....
United States
12 Jan 2016
Seventh Circuit "Releases" CVS From EEOC's Separation Agreement Attack
As we previously blogged about the EEOC has gone on the offensive challenging employer severance agreements.
United States
31 Dec 2015
EEOC's Request For Another Bite Of The Apple Rejected At "Mach Speed"
We have previously blogged about the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision in Mach Mining v. EEOC, No. 13-1019 (U.S. April 29, 2015).
United States
23 Dec 2015
Another One Bites The Dust At "Mach" Speed: EEOC's Age Discrimination Lawsuit Dismissed Based On Failure To Conciliate
We've previously blogged about the impact the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision in Mach Mining v. EEOC, 135 S. Ct. 1645 (2015)...
United States
8 Nov 2015
Another One Bites The Dust At "Mach" Speed: EEOC's Age Discrimination Lawsuit Dismissed Based On Failure To Conciliate
This decision yet again demonstrates the powerful tool that the Supreme Court provided to employers in Mach Mining.
United States
5 Nov 2015
Doing The "Two Step": Court Grants Stage One Conditional Certification Of EPA Collective Action
Eleven current/former female employees brought individual and class claims under the EPA and Title VII alleging disparate pay based on their gender in July of 2012.
United States
14 Sep 2015
Show Me The Money: The EEOC Secures Post-Trial Damages Victory In Religious Discrimination Case
With respect to monetary damages, the parties disagreed concerning the level of back and front pay the Charging Party should receive.
United States
1 Sep 2015
If At First You Don't Succeed, Plead, Plead Again…
In an analysis that all corporate counsel would be wise to read, the Court set forth exactly what must be established by a party seeking to have a case dismissed under both Rule 12(b)(1) and 12(b)(6).
United States
7 Aug 2015
Where's The Beef Part II: Court Refuses To "Butcher" EEOC's Religious Discrimination Claim
To quote former New York Yankee Yogi Berra, "It's like Déjà vu all over again" for JBS, and this time, however, it was not as lucky.
United States
28 Jul 2015
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