The decision in Young v. UPS revives discrimination claims but takes a dim view of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s 2014 Pregnancy Guidelines....more
Following a nationwide trend, voters in Massachusetts; Oakland, California; Trenton, New Jersey; and Montclair, New Jersey, approved ballot initiatives enacting paid sick time laws....more
Rapidly changing circumstances raise workplace questions.
The Ebola epidemic in 2014 has already been confirmed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as the worst in history. The extent of this outbreak is...more
The guidance was issued over steep objection from two commission members and raises questions about its statutory authority and timing....more
The Act was recently amended to cover more New York City employers and to impose even greater compliance obligations than the original law passed in 2013....more
New guidelines focus on an employer’s obligation to reasonably accommodate religious garb in the workplace.
On March 6, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published new guidelines that discuss the...more
The ordinance, which takes effect on January 23, 2014, imposes new burdens on employers doing business in New Jersey’s second-largest city.
On September 25, the City Council of Jersey City, New Jersey, passed an...more
The city departs from federal law by requiring employers to accommodate pregnant employees even if not considered “disabled.”
Departing from federal precedent, the New York City Council on September 24 passed an...more
In the wake of the Supreme Court's Windsor decision, employers should review and, if necessary, revise their FMLA policies and procedures to ensure compliance.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently clarified that...more
New Jersey grants the right to take leave from work to victims of domestic violence and their family members.
On July 17, Governor Chris Christie signed into law the New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act...more
Approximately one million employees will gain the right to five sick days per year beginning April 1, 2014.
On June 27, the New York City Council overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg's veto of the New York City Earned Sick...more
Final rule takes effect on March 8 and makes changes to model certification forms, intermittent leave, exigency and military caregiver leave, and flight crew rules.
On February 6, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)...more