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Ropes & Gray LLP

A Planning Guide: NYS/NYC Sexual Harassment Laws

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Laws on workplace sexual harassment are changing dramatically for New York State employers, with still further changes in store for employers operating in New York City. These changes will take effect incrementally over the...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC Files Seven Suits Against Harassment

Agency Enforces the Law in Filings Around the Country - WASHINGTON - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed seven lawsuits against various employers across the country, charging them with...more

Payne & Fears

"National Origin" Receives Expanded Definition Under Fair Employment and Housing Act

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The California Fair Employment and Housing Council has published an amended Regulation on national origin discrimination, which will take effect on July 1, 2018. In addition to defining "national origin" and providing...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Select Staffing Sued by EEOC for Sexual Harassment

Staffing Agency Allowed Abuse of Several Women Placed in Police Unit, Federal Agency Charges - ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Real Time Staffing Services, Inc., doing business as Select Staffing in Albuquerque, violated federal law...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC Sues Prime, Inc. For Sexual Harassment

Trucking Giant Failed to Prevent Verbal Abuse and Threats Against Female Driver, Federal Agency Charges - ST. LOUIS - New Prime Trucking, Inc., one of the nation's largest trucking companies, violated federal law when it...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Winning Harassment Claims in the #MeToo Era

In this #MeToo era, employers are, understandably, a little sensitive when someone raises a claim of harassment. Even with the heightened sense of peril, companies should remember that if they are doing the right thing—having...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC Select Task Force on Harassment Hears from Experts on How to Prevent Workplace Harassment

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace reconvened today to hear from expert witnesses on "Trans­forming #MeToo Into Harassment-Free...more

Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.

EEOC Reconvenes Task Force on Preventing Harassment in the Workplace

In June 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace issued a report on its 18-month examination of the countless issues relating to workplace harassment....more

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

Louisiana #MeToo Law Requires Sexual Harassment Policies, Training, and Reporting for State Agencies

Less than a year after the #MeToo movement began in earnest, it continues to impact boardrooms and statehouses. In May of 2018, Louisiana became the latest state to take action in support of the #MeToo movement, with its...more

Polsinelli

#MeThree: Recommendations for Employers to Avoid Liability for Third Party Harassment

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The #MeToo movement has sparked an increase in sexual harassment investigations and focused attention on the potential liability of employers for the actions of third parties with whom their employees interact for business...more

Fisher Phillips

Are Your Employees “Slackers”? How Employers Should Handle Slack—The Increasingly Popular Instant Messaging Application

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Launched in 2014, Slack is the fastest growing business application in history. For those unfamiliar with this piece of technology, Slack is a cloud-based “team collaboration tool.” In simple terms, it is an instant messaging...more

Dickinson Wright

Me Too: Nevada Regulators Shine a Spotlight on the Sexual Harassment Policies of Gaming Licensees

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As the “Me Too” movement sweeps the nation, the topic of sexual harassment in the workplace has been put in the spotlight. And with the highly publicized situation involving casino mogul Steve Wynn, that spotlight is being...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Richard Rabin Quoted in The Hedge Fund Law Report on Employee Handbooks for Fund Managers - Media Mentions & Press Releases

The Hedge Fund Law Report has quoted Akin Gump labor and employment partner Richard Rabin in an article series on the topic of employee handbooks for fund managers. In part one, “Why Every Fund Manager Should Adopt an...more

McCarter & English, LLP

New York City Adopts #MeToo Era Anti-Sexual Harassment Legislation

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As mentioned in our prior Alert concerning recent amendments to the state of New York’s laws prohibiting workplace sexual harassment, Mayor de Blasio has similarly followed suit by signing into law multiple bills collectively...more

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

New York City & State Implement Stronger Protections Against Workplace Harassment

As states begin to focus heightened attention on sexual harassment in the workplace in the wake of the #MeToo movement, New York State (“NY State”) and New York City (“NYC”) have implemented stronger protections for employees...more

Mintz Levin - Employment Matters

Maryland Jumps on #MeToo Bandwagon With New Act Creating Significant Obligations for Employers

On May 15, 2018, Governor Hogan signed into law the “Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018” (the “Act”). The Act will go into effect on October 1, 2018, and contains two new obligations with which Maryland...more

Pullman & Comley - Labor, Employment and...

New York State Passes New Legislation In Response To #MeToo Movement

New York State, and New York City, stepped up this legislative season and passed several new laws in response to #MeToo, aimed at ferreting out and preventing workplace harassment....more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Dollar General Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit For $70,000

Red Banks, Miss., Store Ignored Complaints About Manager's Abuse of Female Employees, Federal Agency Charged - OXFORD, Miss. - Dolgencorp, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of retail chain Dollar General Corporation, will...more

Cooley LLP

New York State and New York City Enact Sweeping Legislation to Combat Workplace Sexual Harassment

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Yesterday, the President issued a new Executive Order (E.O.) prohibiting certain financial transactions involving the Venezuelan government, including Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA), the state-owned oil company....more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

New York Response to #MeToo: New Laws Target Sexual Harassment

Sweeping new legislation in New York aims to prevent and shine light on sexual harassment. New York State employers will soon be prohibited from mandating arbitration of sexual harassment claims. They must also obtain...more

FordHarrison

Superstore: America Ferrera Tackles Big-Box Retail

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In Superstore, NBC has gifted us The Office-caliber employment law issues in a big-box retail setting. The show focuses on the fictional Cloud 9 Superstore in Missouri and its delightful staff of misfits, led by America...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Heads Up, Employers: New York Reacts to the “Time’s Up” Movement by Expanding Protections against Sexual Harassment at Work

On April 12, 2018, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the 2018-2019 New York State budget, which imposes substantial new obligations on employers with respect to combating sexual harassment in the workplace....more

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

2018 Arizona Legislative Session: What’s New for Arizona Employers?

Arizona’s fifty-third legislature ended in early May of 2018 while over 50,000 demonstrators protested for increased education funding at the state capitol. While the #RedForEd movement essentially ground all remaining...more

Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP

Update on New York Anti-Sexual Harassment Training

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Since our May 7 Blog Post covering new sexual harassment legal requirements for New York State employers, on May 9, NY City Mayor De Blasio signed a series of Bills further altering the sexual harassment landscape for...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Recent New York State and New York City Anti-Sexual Harassment Legislation: Now What?

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Seyfarth Synopsis: New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have each signed new laws designed to combat workplace sexual harassment. Together, these new laws have resulted in sweeping...more

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