Tracy Scheidtmann

Tracy Scheidtmann

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

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Let’s Talk About Sex: U.S. Department of Labor Targets Transgender & Gender Identity Discrimination

On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a directive to “clarify that existing agency guidance on discrimination on the basis of sex... includes discrimination on the bases of gender identity and...more

8/28/2014 - Barack Obama Discrimination DOL EEOC Employer Liability Issues Executive Orders Federal Contractors Gender Discrimination Gender Identity LGBT Title VII Transgender

U.S. Census Bureau Down for the Count after Certification Ruling in Criminal Background Check Case

Last Tuesday, a Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted partial class certification in a case where plaintiffs allege that the United States Census Bureau used arrest...more

7/9/2014 - Background Checks Census Census Bureau Class Action Class Certification Criminal Background Checks Criminal Records Discrimination Disparate Impact Employer Liability Issues Hiring & Firing Title VII

The EEOC Takes Aim, Once Again, at Employers’ Separation Agreements

On April 30, 2014, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed suit against a private college, charging for the second time in two months that an employer’s severance agreement was unlawful. The EEOC alleged that...more

5/13/2014 - Civil Rights Act Colleges Corporate Counsel EEOC Employee Rights Release Agreements Separation Agreement Severance Agreements Title VII

Paid in Singles for a Shot at the Big Leagues: Former Minor Leaguers Sue MLB for Wage-and-Hour Violations

Spring training is just around the corner and major leaguers have already reported to their first workout. Meanwhile, an interesting development–three former minor leaguers have filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball,...more

2/25/2014 - Athletes MLB Sports Wage and Hour

OSHA’s Plan to Air Employers’ Potentially Dirty Laundry Online

Trying to keep your illness and injury reports low profile? According to new rules proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), not under their watch! At an estimated cost of $10.5 million per year...more

12/17/2013 - OSHA Reporting Requirements

Governor Brown Expands Paid Family Leave Eligibility, Boosts Minimum Wage, and Grants Overtime to Nannies

Currently, through California’s Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) insurance program, workers may collect up to six weeks of partial wage replacement benefits while taking leave under the Federal Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) or...more

10/2/2013 - CFRA Domestic Workers FMLA Home Health Care Minimum Wage Paid Leave Wages

2013 Updates to the FEHA California Pregnancy Regulations

Amendments to California’s pregnancy regulations became effective on December 30, 2012, creating many new responsibilities for employers. While employers should take note of all of the amended regulations, some of the most...more

1/24/2013 - CFRA Disability Discrimination FEHA Medical Leave Pregnancy Pregnancy Discrimination Reasonable Accommodation

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