Southeastern Legislative Updates - August 2012

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In This Issue:

- Alabama Employment-Related Legislation

- Mississippi Employment-Related Legislation

- North Carolina Employment-Related Legislation

- Tennessee Employment-Related Legislation

- Washington, D.C. Employment-Related Legislation

- Excerpt from Washington, D.C. Employment-Related Legislation:

Discrimination and Retaliation Protections for the Unemployed: Employers in the District of Columbia must comply with a number of local laws regarding employees. These range from the D.C. Human Rights Act, which largely mirrors Title VII and similar federal laws, but specifically covers sexual orientation and political affiliation; to the D.C. Paid Sick Leave Act (DC Code § 32-131.02), requiring paid sick leave for employees based on the employer’s size; and the D.C. Family and Medical Leave Act (D.C. Code § 32 509), providing up to 16 weeks of unpaid leave in a 24-month period.

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Published In: Civil Rights Updates, Health Updates, Immigration Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Worker’s Compensation Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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