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Keeping Compliant With Expanding State And Local Equal Pay Laws
Since 2016, hundreds of bills and dozens of new laws aimed at closing the pay gap have been introduced and enacted at both the state and local levels.
United States
21 Aug 2019
Minding The Pay Gap: What Employers Need To Know As Pay Equity Protections Widen
The pay gap – or paying women and other historically marginalized groups less for the same or substantially similar work – has increasingly been in the media spotlight.
United States
7 Aug 2019
HHS Proposed Regulations Remove Protections From The Affordable Care Act For Transgender Patients
On May 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued new proposed regulations interpreting Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act
United States
18 Jul 2019
Federal Appeals Court Finds Title Vii Precludes Discrimination Based On Transgender Status
R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home is a closely held for-profit corporation that is 95.4% owned by Thomas Rost.
United States
15 Mar 2018
Dear Littler: How Should I Handle Customer Concerns About A Transgender Employee?
Dear Littler: We have a transgender employee at work, Sarah, who identifies and presents as a female. She is in the process of transitioning and still occasionally exhibits traditionally "male" physical attributes.
United States
31 Mar 2017
Telework Under The ADA & Other Nondiscrimination Laws
A workforce that adheres to a traditional work style, or a consistent eight-hour workday in the same location is increasingly becoming a relic in many settings.
United States
1 Nov 2016
HHS Final Rule Finds Categorical Exclusions For Health Services Related To Gender Transition Are Generally Unlawful
Section 1557 is the first federal civil rights law to explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded health programs.
United States
29 Jun 2016
What Does North Carolina's New Public Facilities Law Mean For Employers?
In February 2016, the City Council for Charlotte, North Carolina amended the city's non-discrimination ordinances to add marital and familial status, sexual orientation, gender expression and gender identity...
United States
6 Apr 2016
Don't Be Fooled: Significant New Anti-Discrimination And Harassment Policy Requirements Start April 1 For California Employers
On April 1, 2016, new California regulations take effect requiring employers to develop written anti-discrimination and harassment policies that meet numerous new and detailed requirements.
United States
11 Mar 2016
California Passes Law Aimed To Bridge The Gender Wage Inequality Gap
On October 6, 2015, California's Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. signed into law Senate Bill (SB) 358, legislation intended to increase wage transparency and which will make it more difficult for an employer to defend against an equal pay claim.
United States
7 Oct 2015
EEOC Rules Discrimination Based on Employee's Sexual Orientation Is Sex Discrimination Under Title VII
The complainant subsequently appealed the Agency's decision to the Commission.
United States
21 Jul 2015
Marriage With A Capital "M": What Employers Need To Know About The Supreme Court's Decision In Obergefell V. Hodges
The opinion effectively confirmed prior judicial decisions declaring state constitutional amendments and statutes unconstitutional...
United States
29 Jun 2015
OSHA Issues Guidelines For Providing Restroom Access To Transgender Employees
Continuing the trend by federal agencies toward greater protections for transgender employees, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration released "A Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Workers" on June 1, 2015.
United States
3 Jun 2015
"Utah Compromise" Prohibits Employment Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity
On March 12, 2015, Gov. Gary Herbert of Utah signed into law S.B. 296, making Utah the 22nd state to prohibit discrimination in employment based on sexual orientation.
United States
17 Mar 2015
The Supreme Court Clarifies Who Is A Supervisor Under Title VII
The U.S. Supreme Court decided what the definition of a "supervisor" is for purposes of assessing liability for unlawful harassment under Title VII. T
United States
26 Jun 2013
The EEOC Opens The Door To Title VII Protection For Transgender Employees
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) recently ruled, in what many have described as a ground-breaking decision by the Commission, that a complaint of discrimination based on "gender identity, change of sex, and/or transgender status" is cognizable under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII).
United States
2 May 2012
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