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The Top 5 (Non-COVID-19) Developments In Dealership Employment Law

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You have probably seen a lot of coronavirus news alerts lately, but as a car dealer, you already know that germs are not the only things that can cause headaches. Virus or no virus, the law is still going to change and...more

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An Update On Nonbinary Gender Designations In The Workplace

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An increasing number of employees identify their gender as nonbinary. “Nonbinary” includes people who do not identify their gender within the binary of male or female. Nonbinary identification and expression may include...more

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U.S. Federal Court of Appeals Confirms that Schools Must Provide Fair Process in School Disciplinary Proceedings—No Ifs, Ands, or...

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Key Takeaways: The Sixth Circuit’s Doe v. Oberlin College decision confirms that in college and university disciplinary cases, fair processes are not optional; they apply to everyone alike—whether the accused or the...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Global Diversity: A Practical Approach

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Tracking diversity and inclusion efforts on a global basis is often a challenging task for in-house legal, human resources, and diversity and inclusion teams. While employers may be interested in collecting applicants’...more

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Tenth Circuit provides good reminder on how to handle gender discrimination claims

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An employer who terminated a female employee who left work early to attend to what an appeals court called an “inherently female” emergency situation must face a jury trial on a gender discrimination claim. Anthony Mann,...more

American Conference Institute (ACI)

[Virtual Event] Complex Employment Litigation & Risk Management - August 20th, 10:00 am - 6:45 pm EDT

As industry grapples with unprecedented risk and uncertainty, in-house counsel and private practitioners are set to attend ACI’s Virtual Conference on Complex Employment Litigation & Risk Management on August 20th. There...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity In The Workplace Quiz!

Test your knowledge! How much do you know about the rights of LGBT employees? Take our quiz and find out! As always, the answers will appear after each question, so you can cheat all you want, and we'll never know. At the...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

Learn with Schwabe: Celebrating Pride by Remembering Its Roots as a Riot

As we celebrate Pride Month this year, and with the Black Lives Matter movement in the forefront of the current collective national consciousness, Schwabe urges all to remember that there would be no Pride without...more

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

Virginia Businesses Should Brace Themselves for Sweeping Employment Law Changes Taking Effect July 1 – Part One

Effective July 1, 2020, Virginia’s employment laws are substantially changing to provide broader protections to employees in many areas. We previously summarized the Virginia Values Act (VVA) here which goes into effect on...more

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CMS Scales Back ACA Nondiscrimination Rules

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has finalized rules that narrow and eliminate various nondiscrimination requirements under Section 1557 of the...more

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California Superior Court Grants Class Certification in Equal Pay Case

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On April 30, 2020, Judge V. Raymond Swope of San Mateo Superior Court granted plaintiffs’ motion for class certification in Jewett et al. v. Oracle America, Inc. In doing so, the court certified a class of more than 4,100...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

[Webinar] Promoting Human Rights While Maintaining Order and Religious Freedom - June 16th, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

The rights of individuals and groups to exercise freedom of religion and freedom of association are bedrock principles of the American existence. However, conflicts sometimes arise between individuals and groups exercising...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

[Webinar] Pride Month CLE: Current Legal Issues Impacting LGBTQ Equity - June 23rd, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PT

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Please join us on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, for our annual Pride Month CLE co-sponsored by Gender Justice and OutFront Minnesota. The virtual event will feature a panel of speakers from OutFront MN and Gender Justice discussing...more

Pullman & Comley - School Law

No Winning: Connecticut’s Transgender Athlete Policy Deemed a Violation of Title IX

In a seismic decision that could wreak havoc with Connecticut school districts, OCR has determined that the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference [CIAC] policy on transgender athletes violates Title IX of the...more

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More Title IX Turmoil: OCR Athletics Decision Puts Transgender Rights in Flux

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It seems like all we talk about these days in the Title IX world is sexual harassment, as we scramble to implement new Title IX regulations that go into effect in August. Yet, this week brought significant news with respect...more

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New York Insurance Coverage Law Update

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Second Circuit Finds Coverage Where Insurer Unreasonably Delayed In Seeking Rescission and Its Exclusions Did Not Apply WW Trading was sued and sought coverage from United States Liability Insurance Company (USLI) which...more

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California District Court Kicks Out U.S. Women’s National Team’s Equal Pay Claims

A California district court dealt a blow to the U.S. Women’s National Team’s (WNT) equal pay case on May 1, granting partial summary judgment to the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) in the headline-grabbing case filed...more

Proskauer - California Employment Law

Court Reverses $13 Million Gender Discrimination Verdict Entered Against UCLA

Pinter-Brown v. The Regents of the Univ. of Cal., 2020 WL 1950808 (Cal. Ct. App. 2020) - The California Court of Appeal reversed a $13 million judgment that was entered against UCLA in favor of one of its former...more

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Employers’ Best Practices to Avoid NYC Human Rights Violations While Responding to COVID-19

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As New York City businesses prepare for New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo to lift the New York State Pause Order and reopen businesses in the five boroughs, on May 5, 2020, the New York City Commission on Human Rights...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Plaintiff In Landmark Title VII Transgender-Rights Case Dies

The case will go on. And we should be getting a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court very soon. Aimee Stephens, the individual plaintiff/intervenor in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes v. EEOC, died yesterday of kidney...more

Proskauer - California Employment Law

Appellate Court Reverses $13 Million Gender Discrimination Verdict

Today, the California Court of Appeal reversed a blockbuster $13 million judgment that was entered against UCLA in favor of one of its former professors of medicine, Dr. Lauren Pinter-Brown. Dr. Pinter-Brown sued for alleged...more

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Employers and Hiring Managers Beware: The Sixth Circuit Reminds Us That Preselection Decisions May Cast Doubt On Hiring Process...

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Seyfarth Synopsis: The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed summary judgment in favor of an employer on failure to promote claims, finding that the apparent preselection of a candidate prior to the interview...more

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Benesch Women in Construction - Spring 2020

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Welcome to Women in Construction, a platform to foster growth and connections for women across all levels of the construction industry. In 2019, women held only 10.3% of all construction jobs, a drab increase from 9.5% a...more

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[Event] Title IX Investigator Training - April 30th, Dayton, OH

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Together with the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE), Bricker attorneys Josh Nolan, Melissa Carleton, Erin Butcher and Jessica Galanos will present an interactive one-day workshop highlighting the laws and...more

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Beyond Brick & Mortar – How Civil And Disability Rights Extend To Online Businesses

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Late last year, the California Supreme Court issued a ruling with implications for online businesses going forward.  In White v. Square, Inc., 7 Cal. 5th 1019 (2019), a bankruptcy attorney brought a claim against Square under...more

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