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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.
Reed Smith
Beginning November 20, 2020, President Trump's Executive Order 13950 On Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping ("EO 13950" or "The Order") will fundamentally reshape the way government...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
As the pandemic continues, a segment of individuals who contracted COVID-19 reports that they have not experienced a quick recovery.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact businesses, but there are ways companies can emerge from the current crisis stronger.
Ford & Harrison LLP
On September 22, 2020, President Trump signed Executive Order 13950, Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping (the "EO"), which indicates that it seeks to "combat offensive...
Foley & Lardner
It is just a matter of time before most employers will have to decide whether and when it is legally permissible to require their respective workforces to return to the office after months of...
Foley & Lardner
As we reported on September 22, 2020, President Trump issued a new Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping (the "Order") applicable to federal contractors and subcontractors.
On October 2, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service released final regulations providing guidance for Section 529A "qualified ABLE programs" established by states under ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On September 25, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania became the first federal court in the Third Circuit to rule that ...
Littler Mendelson
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued a proposed rule addressing conciliation based on the various laws it enforces, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In a tumultuous year full of social unrest, a pandemic, and a Presidential election, it is no wonder employers find themselves grappling with how—and whether—to regulate politics in the workplace.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: As we first reported here, the EEOC announced in August 2020 that it was proposing significant amendments to its conciliation process via a notice of proposed rulemaking ("NPRM")
Littler Mendelson
The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), as amended in 2018, restricts a covered employer's ability to make hiring decisions based on an individual's criminal history...
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