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Employment Law - April 2016

Supreme Court Gives Stamp of Approval to Representative Statistical Evidence - Why it matters - In a closely watched case, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the use of representative statistical evidence for...more

Equal Pay for Equal Work – Recent Proposals at the EEOC and in Pennsylvania

The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 (the “Act”) was signed into law on January 29, 2009. In short, the Act states that the 180-day statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit regarding pay discrimination resets with each...more

New Jersey Legislature Fist Pumps for Pay Equity

On Monday, the New Jersey Assembly approved a pay equity bill that would amend the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination to strengthen protections against pay discrimination in the workplace. The bill already passed the...more

EEOC Proposes to Require Employers to Report Pay Data for Employees

For several years, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and others have raised concerns about unequal pay for women and minorities. These concerns led to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and are still being...more

CLIENT ALERT: EEOC Proposes to Require Large Employers to Report Wage and Hour Data

On January 29, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the “EEOC”) announced proposed rule changes that would require all “large employers” (i.e., employers with 100 or more employees) and federal contractors to...more

EEOC Seeks To Address Pay Disparity By Collecting Pay Data From Federal Contractors And Large Employers

In conjunction with the Obama Administration’s commemoration of the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act on January 29, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced plans to...more

EEOC Announces Proposed Changes to EEO-1 Report Requiring Large Employers to Report Pay Data

On January 29, 2016, the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a proposed revision to the Employer Information Report (EEO-1) that will require private employers, including federal contractors, with...more

EEOC to Require Pay Data From Employers Starting in 2017

In an on-going effort to close the pay gap for women and minorities, on January 29, 2016, the Obama Administration announced that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will now require federal contractors...more

EEOC seeks to bolster pay discrimination prohibitions via new requirement for large employers to disclose pay data

On January 29, 2016, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made public a proposed revision to the Employer Information Report (EEO-1), required of federal contractors having 50 or more employees and all...more

Employment Law Navigator – Week in Review: February 2016

Equal pay and EEO-1 reports made headlines last Friday as the EEOC and the White House celebrated the 7th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Act. The EEOC announced a proposed new requirement for federal contractors and...more

EEOC Announces Plan to Begin Collecting Pay Data on EEO-1 Reports

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced last Friday a proposed rule that will require all employers with 100 or more employees to report pay and hours based on their employees' race and gender. The rule...more

US Department of Labor Implements Final Rule Requiring Pay Transparency Among Federal Contractors

Executive Order 13665, signed by President Obama on April 8, 2014, prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating against employees or applicants because they inquire about or discuss their compensation...more

Demotion Cases Beyond the Scope of the Ledbetter Act

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has further clarified the scope and applicability of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Play Act, making it clear that the Act cannot “save” a worker’s untimely suit where the worker...more

Second Circuit Rejects Ledbetter Application to Job Bias Cases

In a recent case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (“Second Circuit”) narrowed the scope of extended time limits offered by the Lilly Ledbetter Pay Fairness Act of 2009 (the “Ledbetter Act”). By way of...more

50 for 50: Five Decades of the Most Important Discrimination Law Developments - Number 13: Equal Pay Gets A Boost In The Obama...

The Equal Pay Act, which mandates equal pay between the sexes for equal work, actually became law before Title VII, in 1963. While EPA claims often accompanied Title VII sex discrimination claims, there were some...more

New Jersey Senate Passes Unfair Wage Recovery Act

On March 27, 2014, the New Jersey Senate passed the Unfair Wage Recovery Act (S783), which would amend the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination to provide that an unlawful employment practice occurs each time an individual...more

With the State of the Union Likely To Highlight Gender Equality, It is Time to Ask Whether Your Organization is on Track for a...

It has been almost eight years since the United States Supreme Court decided the Lilly Ledbetter case under Title VII and six years since President Obama invited Ledbetter to attend his State of the Union address. You may or...more

Do I Really Have To Keep All These Employment Records?

We are frequently asked how long an employer should retain employment records. Employers need to keep them as long as they are required, but obviously don’t want to retain and store any records longer than they have to....more

Lilly Ledbetter to Headline EXCEL Training Event August 27-29 in Denver

EEOC's Premiere Federal Sector Equal Employment Opportunity Law Program Will Now Feature Private, State, Local Agenda - WASHINGTON-To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Equal Pay Act, Lilly Ledbetter,...more

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