The Supreme Court has tightened the legal standards for plaintiffs claiming retaliation for employment discrimination complaints in University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar (Docket No. 12–484). The Court...more
The New York City Council recently passed legislation designed to ensure workplace rights for pregnant women by prohibiting discrimination in employment based on pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition.
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a ruling settling a split in the circuit courts over the definition of “supervisor” for purposes of employer liability for harassment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, in Vance...more
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2010 guidance that stated that most mortgage loan officers are not exempt from minimum wage and overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has unanimously held that discrimination on the basis of lactation or milk expression violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”), as amended by the...more
Effective June 11, 2013, employers in New York City will be prohibited from basing an employment decision with regard to hiring, compensation or the terms and conditions of employment on the fact that an applicant is...more