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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

If Pain, Yes Gain—Part 103: Blast to the Past: Michigan’s Earned Sick Time Act of 2018 To Be Reinstated in 2023

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Seyfarth Synopsis:  The Michigan Court of Claims issued a decision that rendered the current version of Michigan’s paid sick leave law unconstitutional and reinstated the 2018 version of the law. Currently, the 2018 version...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Fourth Circuit Panel Finds Gender Dysphoria Covered Under ADA

​​​​​​​On August 16 in Williams v. Kincaid, a divided three-judge panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (which includes North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia) became the first federal appellate court to hold...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Crown Act legislation is the “wave” of the future

It’s been three years since California followed the lead of New York City and became the first state to prohibit discrimination based on ethnic hair textures and styles. But now, a total of 18 states have enacted such...more

McCarter & English, LLP

New Jersey Supreme Court Ruling Means Employers Should Reassess and Document Independent Contractor Relationships

A recent decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court makes this a good time for companies using independent contractors to review those arrangements. In East Bay Drywall v. Department of Labor & Workforce Development, the...more

Dentons

Age discrimination – lessons from recent cases

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In the year 2020/21, some 15,336 age discrimination claims were brought before employment tribunals across the UK. This figure is striking in that it is significantly higher than both the number of age discrimination claims...more

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OFCCP Issues 30-Day FOIA Notice to Contractors and Subcontractors

On August 18, 2022, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued unpublished notice of a broad Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that impacts the federal contracting community. An investigative...more

Chartwell Law

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Decision Impacts Impairment Rating Evaluator the Ability to Change the Scope of Work-Related...

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The impairment rating procedure remains a powerful remedy for the employer and insurer to attempt to limit future indemnity wage loss benefit exposure. On October 24, 2018, Act 111 replaced the constitutionally infirm Section...more

Groom Law Group, Chartered

Division of Fiduciary Duties Proves Key to Success in Stock Drop Lawsuit

On August 1, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the lower court’s dismissal of a “stock drop” lawsuit against Boeing. The Seventh Circuit based its conclusion on the fact that an...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The Devil is in the Pretext: No Successful Discrimination Claim If Employee Does Not Carry Burden to Prove Ulterior Explanation...

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Seyfarth Synopsis: Employers can take precaution against discrimination claims by ensuring they have legitimate, nondiscriminatory reasoning for their decision-making. An honest explanation of their behavior makes it...more

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DHS Proposes Rule Updating I-9 Verification Requirements

​​​​​​​On August 18, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register that would grant it broader authority to permit alternative document inspection procedures for I-9...more

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The Fourth Circuit is First to Rule that ADA Protects Gender Dysphoria

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On August 16, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a landmark decision, Williams v. Kincaid, finding that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act protect individuals with...more

Stokes Wagner

Summer 2022 Georgia Employment Laws

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There are two Georgia employment laws effective this summer that employers should be aware of in reviewing their policies. Act 823: Protecting Georgia Businesses and Workers Act - The Protecting Georgia Businesses...more

SmithAmundsen LLC

Light Duty Program Excluding Pregnant Workers Given the OK by the 7th Circuit

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On August 16, 2022, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) attempt to increase the level of scrutiny given to sex discrimination cases under the Pregnancy...more

Clark Hill PLC

Fourth Circuit Holds That Gender Dysphoria May Be a Protected Disability Under the ADA

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In a case of first impression arising under the ADA’s public/government services provisions (Title II), the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Williams v. Kincaid has ruled that gender dysphoria is a disability protected by...more

Fisher Phillips

3 Tips for Employers on Complying with the CCPA’s Rules for Opt-Out Signals

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Among the many privacy rights in California, state residents may opt-out of the sale of personal information under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) – and covered businesses cannot sell personal information after...more

Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.

FINRA Proposes Changes to Modernize its Supervisory Rule as Member Firms Embrace Hybrid Work Environments

On July 15, 2022, FINRA filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a proposed addition to Rule 3110 (Supervision) to include new Supplementary Material 3110.19 (Residential Supervisory Location). The SEC’s notice...more

Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.

New Jersey Supreme Court Weighs In: Complexities of Worker Classifications for Unemployment Fund Contributions Under New Jersey’s...

On August 2, 2022, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a ruling in E. Bay Drywall, LLC v. Dep't of Labor & Workforce Dev., __N.J.__­­­­ (Aug. 2, 2022)(slip. op.), concerning the complexities of worker classification under the...more

Fisher Phillips

4 Key Actions Employers Can Take to Best Prepare for an Active Shooter

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The recent unfortunate and heartbreaking events in Uvalde, Texas and at the Greenwood Park Mall in Indiana serve as stark reminders to employers that an active shooting event can occur almost anywhere. In the workplace,...more

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Department of Labor Proposes Rule Granting Government Contractor Employees Right of First Refusal

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On July 15, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would require successor contractors to offer employees of predecessor contractors the first right of refusal for employment on...more

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UPDATE: Referendum Petitions Halt Healthcare Worker Minimum Wage Increases in Los Angeles and Downey

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As we reported on July 5, 2022, the Los Angeles City Council approved a new healthcare worker minimum wage ordinance, increasing the minimum wage for healthcare workers at private healthcare facilities in Los Angeles to...more

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A Court Rules Workers Are Independent Contractors! Will Wonders Never Cease?

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Most judicial decisions on the issue of independent contractor status go against the putative employer, with a finding that the people are statutory employees. A Massachusetts court has just reversed (to a small degree) that...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Gender dysphoria is covered by ADA, appeals court says

I'm not sure I agree. With all due respect. An issue that has been percolating for the past few years is whether gender dysphoria is a "disability" within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act. I've posted on...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

DHS Takes Step Toward Allowing Virtual, Alternative Options for Examination of I-9 Documents

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For more than two years, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been allowing employers with remote workers to review Form I-9 Employment Verification Authorization documents virtually...more

McGlinchey Stafford

Federal Discrimination Statutes and the Cannabis Industry: An Illegal Industry Still Subject to Federal Laws

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On its face it appears to be counterintuitive: United States federal courts recognizing and enforcing workplace rights for employees working in an illegal industry. After all, we would not expect a judge to lend a sympathetic...more

Morgan Lewis

California Appellate Court Holds Web Access Claims Against Web-Only Businesses Fail Under ADA and Unruh Act

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The California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, issued a decision on August 1 holding that websites without any connection to physical place of business are not “places of public accommodation” under Title III of...more

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