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Virginia General Assembly Enacts Two Statutes Mandating Accommodations

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As employers may already be aware, the General Assembly of Virginia enacted two statutes mandating accommodations that became effective July 1. One statute, Virginia Code Section 2.2-3909, requires employers to offer...more

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Lincoln’s Law in the Digital Age: DOJ to Expand Use of the False Claims Act to Enforce Cybersecurity Requirements

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The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) recently announced a new Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative (the “Initiative”) that will use the False Claim Act (“FCA”) to pursue contractors and grant recipients that knowingly...more

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Missouri Victims Economic Safety and Security Act (VESSA) Requires Notification to Employees by October 2021

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Executive Summary: - A new Missouri law requires covered employers to provide unpaid leave for victims of domestic or sexual abuse and their family members and requires notice of the right to this leave be provided by...more

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[Ongoing Program] Level 3: Higher education Title IX advanced coordinator practicum - November 2nd - 3rd, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

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Advanced Title IX Regulations Training, Level 3 (Higher Education) - Bricker & Eckler is pleased to announce a series of Level 3 Higher Education Title IX trainings for Title IX coordinators, investigators, and...more

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[Ongoing Program] Level 3: K-12 Title IX coordinator practicum - November 1st, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

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Advanced Title IX Regulations Training, Level 3 (Pre-K to 12) - As we know you are well aware, the final Title IX regulations were released last year. Due to the popularity of our Title IX training series, we have added a...more

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Governor Newsom Signs A Slew of New Employment Laws for 2022

As the 2021 legislative season came to a close, Governor Gavin Newsom signed numerous bills into law. From arbitration to workplace safety, these laws will impact employers across the state....more

Proskauer - Whistleblowing & Retaliation

SEC Awards $40 Million to Two Whistleblowers

On October 15, 2021, the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower announced multi-million dollar awards to two whistleblowers who provided the SEC with information that assisted the agency in bringing a successful enforcement...more

DirectEmployers Association

OFCCP Week In Review: October 2021 #3

The DE OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee Chambers and Jennifer Polcer. In today’s edition, they...more

Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

Sanctions and Punishment for University Violations of Title IX

The language of the statute very clearly states that any college or university that receives federal funding must comply with these regulations, or they will face withholding of federal funds.  However, would the federal...more

JAMS

The Surge in Workplace Disputes Under Disability Discrimination Laws: Good News or Bad News?

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I have been wondering—as we are well into our second year of the pandemic—whether the relationships between employees with disabilities and their employers are changing in unanticipated ways. My curiosity leads to the...more

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Is the Tide Turning on Website Accessibility Claims? California Court of Appeal Upholds a ‘Bona Fide Intent’ Requirement

The Court of Appeal of the State of California, Fourth Appellate District, recently handed a potentially significant website accessibility win to the business community under the Unruh Civil Rights Act (Unruh Act) when it...more

Jenner & Block

California Enacts Further Restrictions on Use of Nondisclosure Agreements in Discrimination and Harassment Settlements

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The #MeToo movement caused a significant amount of legislative activity across the country, addressing, among other things, limits on the use of nondisclosure agreements in settlements of sexual harassment claims. Expanding...more

TNG Consulting

Fifteen Title IX Hearings In, What Have We Learned? (Part 1)

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Since the start of the spring 2021 semester, TNG’s consultants have been involved in about 15 hearings under the new 2020 Title IX regulations. We’ve served as party advisors, investigators, and decision-makers. Here is some...more

Arent Fox

Handling Religious Accommodation Requests in the Wake of Increasing COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates

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As COVID-19 vaccination mandates continue to increase across the country, employers are legally required to manage, and in some cases accommodate exemption requests. What to Know As - COVID-19 vaccination mandates...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Sprouts Farmers Market to Pay $280,0000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suits

Grocery Store Chain Settles Claims of Discrimination Based on Failure to Hire Deaf Applicants, Federal Agency Charged - DENVER, Colo. – SFM, LLC, doing business as Sprouts Farmers Market — which operates grocery stores in...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

SEC Hits $1 Billion Milestone

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) whistleblower program hit a big milestone, topping $1 billion in awards in less than a decade (it began in 2012). ...more

TNG Consulting

[Certification] Title IX Hearing Chairs - November 3rd, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm ET

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Explore a day of procedural deep-dive into what chairs need to know. The Chairs certification course is a full-day online live training covering in depth the topics of pre-hearing procedures, exchanges of investigation...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Amended To Protect Employees 70 Or Older

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On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation expanding state law protection against age discrimination for those employees who are 70 years of age or older. The legislation amends the New Jersey Law...more

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Handling Requests for Religious Exemptions from Mandatory Vaccination Policies

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Employers implementing mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policies are facing an avalanche of requests for exemptions as religious accommodations, far more than for medical exemptions. ...more

Hodgson Russ LLP

Mandatory Vaccinations in New York: New York Federal Court Preliminarily Enjoins DOH from Enforcing Its COVID-19 Vaccination...

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In a closely watched development, on October 12, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York issued a Decision and Order enjoining the New York State Department of Health (“DOH”) from enforcing its...more

K&L Gates LLP

Working Wise: Appropriate Costumes vs. Cultural Appropriation: A Halloween Guide for Employers

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With Halloween creeping up, Rio Gonzalez and Claudia Marina Velasquez offer various considerations employers should keep in mind as they plan any in-person or virtual holiday-related festivities for their workforce....more

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Federal District Court Rejects Hospital Employees’ Attempt to Stop Vaccination Mandate During Legal Battle

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In September, 40 current and former employees of St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Kentucky sued the privately-owned hospital over its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, alleging violations of their constitutional rights,...more

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New Jersey Age Discrimination Protections Broadened

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On October 5, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed A681 (“Law”) into law, strengthening the state’s protections against age discrimination by amending the Law Against Discrimination (LAD) to...more

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California Further Restricts "Non-Disparagement" Provisions in Employment Settlement and Severance Agreements

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In 2019, California adopted several laws that restricted “non-disclosure" provisions in employment-related agreements.  Those laws, passed in the wake of the “me too” movement, limited non-disclosure provisions in settlement...more

Carlton Fields

Inherently Transitory Exception to Save Transgender Inmate Putative Class?

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Mootness, as one of the big three justiciability requirements, is a jurisdictional requirement on which judges do not normally postpone adjudication. But in a recent putative class action of transgender inmates, the D.C....more

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