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[Webinar] Cultivating and Sustaining Title IX Advisors - March 6th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET

Building a team of reliable and professional Title IX advisors is crucial to conducting fair Title IX investigations. However, universities often struggle with limited staff and faculty when creating sustainable advisor...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Walking the Line: Employers Caught in the Middle of Discrimination Lawsuits

Earlier this month, The Walt Disney Company (“Disney”) became the latest company to face simultaneous allegations that they discriminate both against and in favor of women. On February 14, 2024, America First Legal Foundation...more

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Understanding the Impact of Federal Conscience Rights on Health Care Employers: Navigating Legal Protections and the 2023 Final...

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Conscientious objection in health care is the refusal of a health care professional to provide or participate in the delivery of a legal, medically appropriate health care service to a patient because of personal beliefs. ...more

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Is Remote Work ‘Protected’?

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We’ve been discussing the various implications of the current ‘return to work’ push. Another implication is layoff decisions and the potential for disparate impact on remote workers, who tend to disproportionally be women and...more

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Florida Workplace Bills for Employers to Watch During the 2024 Legislative Session

Florida’s 2024 regular legislative session runs from January 9 through March 8, 2024, and is one to watch for employers. Dozens of workplace bills have been filed. If passed, three sets of these bills may have a particularly...more

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Supreme Court Declines to Review Magnet School Admissions Policy Which Targeted a More “Diverse” Student Body and Shaped Racial...

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On February 20, 2024, the United States Supreme Court denied a petition for a writ of certiorari in Coalition for TJ v. Fairfax County School Board. Coalition for TJ involves an admissions policy at a prestigious public...more

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A Continuing Discussion on the Opioid Epidemic in the Workplace – Part 3

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Executive Summary: This is Part 3 of a series of Alerts exploring different facets of the ongoing opioid addiction crisis afflicting our country. Our initial Alert on June 12, 2023 outlined the big-picture issues associated...more

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Bako Pays $50,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Medical Laboratory Resolves Federal Lawsuit Charging That It Fired Employee Because of Her Pregnancy and Complaints of Pregnancy Discrimination - ATLANTA – Bakotic Pathology Associates, LLC (Bako), a pathology laboratory...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Ninth Circuit Green Lights Kiosk Accessibility Class Action

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Seyfarth Synopsis: Ninth Circuit paves the way for nationwide class action concerning the accessibility of healthcare check-in kiosks for individuals who are blind....more

Lathrop GPM

Lower Burden of Proof for Whistleblowers Established in Landmark Supreme Court Case

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Recently, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC holding that whistleblowers are not required to prove their employer acted with “retaliatory intent” to be protected under...more

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The Potentially Adverse Fair Lending Implications of the New CRA Rule

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There has been much understandable handwringing about the new CRA and its complexity as well as the high CRA exam failure rate predicted by regulators based on the new assessment areas and the higher performance standards...more

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Continuing Privacy Headache for Ordering Criminal Background Checks in California

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Companies that hire employees and engage independent contractors in California should brace themselves for an even greater slowdown in background checks that include criminal record searches in Los Angeles County. This will...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Rooting Out Discrimination In Real Estate Valuation and Appraisal

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (“FFIEC”) published a statement on February 12, 2024 regarding “principles for the examination of supervised [institutions’] residential property appraisal and...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

DEI Under Scrutiny, Part VI: Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case Over Race-Neutral Measures Allegedly Intended to Increase Racial...

The Supreme Court of the United States declined to review a case alleging that facially race-neutral admissions criteria at a selective Virginia public high school were unlawfully intended to strike a racial balance, leaving...more

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California Civil Rights Department Issues Clarifications on California Pay Data Reports

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It’s almost spring, and you know what that means! It’s almost time to file the California pay data reports. Last year was the first year for filing expanded pay data reports under SB1162, which requires private employers with...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Admission That Business Unit Was Closed Due to Employee's Disability Precludes Dismissal of ADA Claim

When advising employers about the legal risks associated with a business reorganization, we generally advise that discrimination claims are less likely when a company closes an entire facility or department as compared to...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Can Miniature Horses Be in the Workplace?

Recently, we discussed whether a miniature horse qualified as a service animal allowed to enter public accommodations under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The answer is yes, but what does that mean for...more

Tucker Arensberg, P.C.

Individual Liability in Employment: Are You in Hot Water?

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What happens when an employee believes he or she is a victim of discrimination at work? Most people understand that an employee can sue their employer/company but very few understand the concept of individual liability under...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

New Jersey LGBTQI & HIV+ Long Term Care Residents Bill of Rights: Are You Compliant?

The New Jersey Legislature joined a handful of states, including Illinois, California and Massachusetts, in enacting statutory protections and rights for LGBTQI and HIV+ residents of long term care facilities with the passage...more

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A UFLPA Update: US Customs Impounds Thousands of Vehicles with Suspected Banned Components

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We write to alert you to a recent development on one of the topics discussed at the Bodman/Kharon/Miller & Chevalier Executive Briefing on Emerging Legal and Regulatory Issues Facing Automotive Companies held on May 23, 2023....more

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Is the Supreme Court about to expand employer liability under Title VII, and could its decision hamper DEI initiatives?

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To prevail on a discrimination claim under Title VII and similar anti-discrimination laws, the employee bringing suit must prove that he or she suffered an “adverse employment action” because of a legally protected...more

Lathrop GPM

Employers with Employees in the Fifth Circuit Should Take Note of  a Change in the “Ultimate Employment Decision Requirement” for...

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Employers with employees located in the states falling within the jurisdiction of Fifth Circuit federal courts (e.g. Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas) should take note of an important federal appellate ruling impacting Title...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC Sues Gracious Bakery for Pregnancy Discrimination

New Orleans-based Bakery Fired Employee Because of Medical Condition Related to Her Pregnancy, Federal Agency Charges - NEW ORLEANS – Gracious, LLC, a company based in New Orleans and doing business as Gracious Bakery +...more

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U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Releases 4 New Resource Documents Addressing Students With Disabilities...

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On February 20, 2024, the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released four (4) new resource documents on students with disabilities, reminding students with disabilities and K-12 schools (as well as...more

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First Lawsuit Under CA’s Fair Chance Act Filed Against Ralph’s Grocery Store: A Message for CA Employers to Comply

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In December 2023, the California Civil Rights Department (“CRD”) filed the first-of-its-kind lawsuit under the California Fair Chance Act (“Act”) against Ralphs Grocery Store (“Ralphs”) in the Los Angeles County Superior...more

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