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October 2018: The Top 14 Labor And Employment Law Stories

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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month...more

FordHarrison

Recent and Upcoming Changes to the Illinois Human Rights Act

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On August 24, 2018, Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law Public Act 100-1066, which makes several significant changes to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA). One additional important change occurred effective June 8, 2018. ...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC Ramps up Outreach and Enforcement in FY 2018 to Address Workplace Discrimination

Agency Met Increased Public Demand for Information, Training and Online Services - WASHINGTON - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) responded to a significant increase this past fiscal year in calls,...more

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

Three Key Takeaways from the CHRO Statistics

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The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities just released their annual statistics. For employers, understanding the trend lines represents an opportunity to focus on areas of compliance....more

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Employers Must Comply with Detailed Requirements When Having a Third Party Perform Background Checks

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Q: Are there certain rules an employer must follow when conducting background checks or employees and prospective employees? ...more

FordHarrison

Help! I Just Received a Charge of Discrimination. Now What? - Part 1 of 3

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So you’ve just received a charge of discrimination from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) or a local agency. Now what? In this three-part series, we will explore best practices for handling a charge. ...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Does California Prohibit Political Discrimination At Work?

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Perhaps you’ve noticed a certain amount of incivility in political discourse. You may have even noticed that the current U.S. president has a somewhat polarizing effect. Some people love him. Some people hate him. And many...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

EEOC’s “Mission Accomplished” – The Anatomy Of An EEOC Media Statement

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Seyfarth Synopsis: The EEOC operates with limited resources, yet has the daunting responsibility of enforcing an alphabet soup of anti-discrimination laws. ...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Annual California Legislative Recap - October 2018

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Another year has passed in the California Legislature, with new laws and amendments affecting California employers. Among the more significant changes, bills prompted by the #MeToo movement, including the new requirement...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Reminder: Religious Discrimination And Harassment Is Still A Serious Issue

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When I get asked about non-discrimination and harassment prevention in the workplace, a significant proportion of these questions focus on race discrimination and sexual harassment. Still, employers should be mindful of...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

PHRC Will Accept Discrimination Complaints From LGBT Employees

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The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC), Pennsylvania’s leading agency that investigates and enforces Pennsylvania’s employment discrimination laws, has voted to accept complaints of discrimination from lesbian,...more

Nossaman LLP

On Your Mark, Get Set, Review! Roundup Of 2019 California Sexual Harassment Prevention Related Legislation

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As we look to the year ahead, we have prepared a summary of new laws related to sexual harassment prevention. These new laws become effective January 1, 2019 unless otherwise noted. Also summarized are several vetoed bills...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Plaintiff Fails to Exhaust Remedies in EEOC Charges

Why it matters - An employee failed to exhaust her administrative remedies where her second Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charge alleging retaliation didn’t reference her initial charge filed in 2012, the...more

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

Court Confirms Louisiana Anti-Discrimination Statute, Not Tort Law, Provides the Exclusive Basis for Employment Discrimination...

Plaintiffs have attempted a number of creative avenues to avoid the procedural and substantive limitations set forth under the Louisiana Employment Discrimination Law (LEDL), which provides a statutory scheme to address...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

SMS Group to Pay up to $62,000 to Resolve EEOC Discrimination Finding

SMS Group Must Refrain from Requesting or Requiring Disclosure of Genetic Information - INDIANAPOLIS - SMS Group Inc., formerly known as SMS Technical Services, LLC and SMS Millcraft LLC, headquartered in Cranberry...more

Akerman LLP - HR Defense

Filing Bankruptcy May Not Stop EEOC Suits

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Hoping that declaring bankruptcy will stay a discrimination or retaliation lawsuit against you brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the “EEOC”) on behalf of a current or former employee? Think again....more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

New Requirements for Memorializing the Interactive Process Under the NYCHRL: Engaging in a Cooperative Dialogue

This week, on Oct. 15, an amendment to the New York City Administrative Code went into effect requiring employers covered by the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) to engage in a good faith “cooperative dialogue” when...more

Carlton Fields

Inexperienced Class Counsel Stalls Class Certification While Defendants Attempt to Employ EEOC Conciliation Agreement Against...

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The Northern District of Illinois recently denied a motion for class certification based largely on the inexperience of class counsel, and simultaneously denied the defendant’s motion to deny class certification. ...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Sherwood Food Distributors to Pay $3.6 Million And Offer 150 Jobs To Settle EEOC Class Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Food Distribution Company Excluded Women from Entry-Level Warehouse Jobs, Federal Agency Charged - CLEVELAND - Sherwood Food Distributors, LLC, one of the largest independent distributors in the U.S. meat and food...more

Baker Donelson

EEOC Fiscal Year-End Lawsuits Filed Provide Insight into Agency Priorities

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Every year around this time, as regular as college football tailgates and traffic jams, the EEOC files a flurry of lawsuits before the completion of its fiscal year at the end of September. ...more

Littler

Dear Littler: Will Recent Equal Pay Legislation Affect Our Annual Comp Reviews?

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Dear Littler: My employer is preparing for our annual review of staff compensation. My boss heard there have been a lot of changes in the law about equal pay that might affect our evaluations. He’s asked me to look into what...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Northern District Of Texas Holds EEOC Title VII Enforcement Action Falls Within Exception To The Automatic Stay

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In a recent opinion, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas held that an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) action brought against an employer for alleged violations of Title VII of the Civil...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

New York City “Cooperative Dialogue” Law for Employees Seeking Reasonable Accommodation Takes Effect October 15

New York City’s new law requiring employers to engage in a “cooperative dialogue” with employees requesting reasonable accommodation and provide a written determination at the end of the cooperative dialogue process takes...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Business Groups Urge U.S. Supreme Court To Review Ninth Circuit Decision Rejecting Use Of Prior Salary To Set Pay

In the wake of the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Rizo v. Yovino, key employer-side groups have expressed support for U.S. Supreme Court review to determine whether employers who rely on prior salary to set starting pay can...more

Fisher Phillips

Web Exclusive - September 2018: The Top 13 Labor And Employment Law Stories

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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month...more

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