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Episode 25: EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum Part II: Other Emerging EEOC Trends + Takeaways

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Matt Steinberg welcomes EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum for the second half of their wide-ranging conversation where Matt and Commissioner Feldblum discuss federal protection of employment-related LGBT rights, how the DOJ’s...more

Same-sex survivors' pensions - exemption for pre-2005 service invalid

by Hogan Lovells on

The Supreme Court in Walker v Innospec Limited, overturning the Court of Appeal, has decided that the exemption for service prior to December 2005 from the requirement for occupational pension schemes to give survivors'...more

Employment News - June 2017 #2

by Hogan Lovells on

Keep it for later – European Court's Advocate General issues Opinion that the right to paid leave can be carried over if employer has not offered it - According to the preliminary Opinion of the European Court in The Sash...more

UK Government’s Gender Pay Gap Reporting Service is now live

by Morgan Lewis on

The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 came into force on 6 April 2017, which require private businesses with at least 250 employees in the United Kingdom on the “snapshot date” of 5 April 2017 to...more

Employment News - April 2017

by Hogan Lovells on

Plus ça change… - the employment law implications of the Great Repeal Bill - The government published its white paper "Legislating for the UK's withdrawal from the EU" last week. The employment law consequences of Brexit...more

Gender Pay Gap Reporting: What You Need to Know

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Summary - McDermott’s “Key Employment Law Events in 2017 and Beyond” update highlighted the upcoming regulations requiring certain employers to report on the gender pay gap in their workforce (Equality Act 2010 (Gender...more

Focus on disability discrimination

by Dentons on

Taylor v. Ladbrokes Betting and Gaming Ltd UKEAT/0353/15 concerned whether type 2 diabetes qualifies as a disability under the Equality Act 2010. Mr Taylor suffers from type 2 diabetes. Ladbrokes dismissed him and he...more

Revised draft Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations: Key points

by Dentons on

The government has published the much anticipated revised version of the draft Equality Act (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations. The key points to note are:...more

Update: UK Government Publishes New Draft Gender Pay Reporting Regulations

by Morgan Lewis on

After a lengthy period of consultation, on 7 December 2016, the UK government published the revised draft Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017....more

A Month in UK Employment Law - November 2016

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

Taxation of termination payments draft legislation published - At present, in certain circumstances the first £30,000 of a termination payment is exempt from income tax and national insurance ("NIC"). However, there have...more

Title VII & Sexual Orientation: Update

by Zelle LLP on

Federal law does not explicitly prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or transgender status. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it an “unlawful employment...more

Directors’ Duties in the UK (England and Wales)

by Reed Smith on

A director who breaches the obligations and duties imposed on him by his office may be liable to compensate the company for breach of duty, may incur personal liability for the company’s debts, may also face criminal or civil...more

Employment Law Briefing

by McGuireWoods LLP on

Brexit — Keep Calm and Carry On - The Brexit referendum elicited strong feelings amongst “Leavers” and “Remainers”, and will likely continue to do so. In the UK it is generally not as common for co-workers to discuss...more

What the Seventh Circuit’s Recent Title VII Ruling Means for Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

On July 28, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (“Seventh Circuit”) ruled that Title VII does not protect against sexual orientation discrimination. See, Hively v. Ivy Tech Cmty. Coll., 2016 BL...more

A Month in UK Employment Law - August 2016

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

News & Legislation Update - The UK votes to leave the EU - We could not write a roundup of news stories from the UK without referencing the UK's vote to leave the EU. The so-called "Brexit" has created...more

UK Tribunal Defines Some Limits on Employee Privacy Protections and Expands Anti-Discrimination Rights

Employee’s Privacy Rights - European courts continue to grapple with the limits on employee protections under Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights. Article 8 protects a person’s right to respect for...more

Gender pay gap reporting: Mind the gap

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Background - Addressing gender inequality in the workplace is at the heart of the government's agenda for 2016, with section 78 of the Equality Act 2010 coming into effect this year. This will make it mandatory for all...more

UK Government Publishes Draft Gender Pay Reporting Regulations

by Morgan Lewis on

The proposed regulations will require businesses to calculate their gender pay gap starting April 2017 and publish the details by April 2018. On 12 February, the UK government published draft regulations that set out the...more

Case Alert: Negative Oral Reference Found to be Discrimination Arising from Disability

by K&L Gates LLP on

In Pnaiser v NHS England and Coventry City Council, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (the "EAT") ruled that to make a successful claim of disability discrimination, the employee need show only that the disability was part of...more

Court holds lender justified to refuse mortgage switch

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The County Court has held Southern Pacific Mortgage Limited did not breach the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 or the Equality Act 2010 when it refused to convert a repayment mortgage to an interest-only one at the request...more

Government announces requirement for large employers to publish details of bonuses awarded to employees

by Reed Smith on

This week, the Government announced a further measure aimed at eliminating gender pay inequality, requiring larger businesses with more than 250 employees to publish information regarding the bonuses awarded to their male and...more

Pensions Alert: Survivors' Benefits: Court of Appeal Judgment

by DLA Piper on

The Court of Appeal issued a judgment this week in a case concerning the provision of survivors' benefits to civil partners and same sex spouses by occupational pension schemes. In this Pensions Alert we report on the Court's...more

The National Living Wage – Will it cause a “catastrophic collapse”?

by Reed Smith on

The National Living Wage comes into force in April 2016. This morning, the government announced it is doubling the penalties for minimum wage violators. In this blog, we take a closer look at how the National Living Wage...more

Three Key Employment Updates

by Reed Smith on

We have summarised three of the most notable employment related updates for you to mull over while enjoying the summer sun. European case opens the door for easier indirect discrimination claims to be brought by...more

Indirect discrimination claim may be brought where Claimant does not have protected characteristic

by Reed Smith on

In the case of CHEZ Razpredelenie Bulgaria, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) has extended the concept of indirect discrimination to cover those who do not have a protected characteristic, but who are associated with such...more

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