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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

What Is Hot And What Is Not At The EEOC

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Seyfarth Synopsis: As we approach the start of the holiday season, employers should be mindful of the inherent risk that accompanies holiday parties and other seasonal events. ...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Harassment Interviews Conducted By AI?

No. Heck, no. Bloomberg BNA's Daily Labor Report had a story this week about the development of artificial intelligence to conduct interviews of employees who claim to have been victims of workplace harassment....more

Littler

NYC Council Proposes Additional Harassment Training Requirement for "Nightlife Establishments" and Their Employees

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As previously reported, this year both the State of New York and the City of New York enacted legislation requiring employers to distribute sexual harassment prevention policies and to train their workforce about the...more

Orrick - Global Employment Law Group

NY Harassment Update: NYS Releases Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Videos and NYC Releases Sexual Harassment Prevention FAQs

Late last month, the New York State Department of Labor released model sexual harassment prevention training videos that employers can use to train their employees....more

Hogan Lovells

Is workplace harassment a representation of a hierarchal power struggle in Africa?

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Harassment and discrimination complaints are among the most complex and difficult issues for a business owner, senior manager or HR professional to address. ...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC Sues Lancaster’s BBG& Wings for Racial Harassment And Constructive Discharge

Black Employee Had to Quit Due to Racial Slurs and Harassment, Federal Agency Charges - STATESVILLE, N.C. - Joe's Old Fashioned Bar-B-Que, Inc., doing business as Lancaster's BBQ & Wings, a North Carolina corporation,...more

Akerman LLP - HR Defense

English-Only Workplace Rules: Risky in a Diversifying Workplace

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A manufacturer has “subjected its employees to an ugly mix of sexism, racism, and xenophobia and violated federal law prohibiting harassment and retaliation” the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged in a lawsuit...more

Pullman & Comley - Labor, Employment and...

Changes to New York State’s Sexual Harassment Laws: What Employers Need to Know

New York employers are subject to several new laws enacted this year aimed at combating sexual harassment in the workplace. In New York, sexual harassment includes harassment not only on the basis of sex, but also on the...more

Poyner Spruill LLP

Title IX - A New Pathway for Sex Discrimination Claims by Medical Residents?

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Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (Title IX) has received a lot of attention recently for its impact on college athletic programs. Both male and female sports have grown increasingly...more

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

#MeToo One Year Later: An Update for Employers

Join Milwaukee attorneys Sarah Platt and Christine Bestor Townsend as they discuss how things have changed for employers in the era of #MeToo....more

Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

Employer Alert: SB 1343 Extends Harassment Training Requirements to Small Employers and Non-Supervisory Employees

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Under current California law, organizations with 50 or more employees or independent contractors must provide two hours of interactive harassment and abusive conduct prevention training for their managers and supervisors...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

11th Circ. Reminds Employers Why Best Practices Matter

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What happens when an employer’s allegedly good documentation of an employee’s poor performance is met with an employee’s allegations that she was subjected to multiple racially charged comments in a two-month period? A...more

Laner Muchin, Ltd.

Recent Federal Decisions Highlight Breadth of Employers’ Obligations Under Title VII

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Recent federal court decisions serve as a timely reminder of an employer’s obligations under Title VII to protect employees from all unlawful harassment in the workplace, even if that harassment is perpetrated by someone...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

El Vallarta Restaurant Sued for Sexual Harassment

Teen Worker Was Touched Inappropriately, Forced to Quit, EEOC Alleges - ST. LOUIS - El Vallarta, a Nebraska restaurant, violated Title VII when it allowed a supervisor and other workers to sexually harass a teenage female...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Applebee’s Franchisee to Pay $100,000 To Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination and Retaliation Suit

Restaurant Employee Was Harassed and Fired After Complaining, Federal Agency Charged - NEW YORK - Apple-Metro, Inc. and Hawthorne Apple, LLC, which operate an Applebee's Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Hawthorne, N.Y., will...more

Holland & Hart - Employers' Lawyers

Updates on Harassment Charges, Overtime Rule, and Drug Testing

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released preliminary data earlier this month for fiscal year (FY) 2018. Its data shows: The EEOC filed 66 harassment lawsuits, including 41 that included allegations of...more

Franczek Radelet P.C.

EEOC Statistics Highlight the Continuing Impact of the #MeToo Movement

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It has been just over a year since the New York Times published its first report regarding allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault against Hollywood rainmaker Harvey Weinstein....more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

EEOC Data Show Uptick in Harassment Claims

Clients sometimes ask us if we are seeing an increase in the number of sexual harassment claims filed since the initiation of the #MeToo movement. Our typical answer has been “Not really, but wait.” Earlier this month, the...more

Franczek Radelet P.C.

Nightmare on Your Street? How to Respond to Controversial Costumes in School

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You’ve probably heard that Megyn Kelly is out at NBC for making comments about white people wearing blackface at Halloween. And just a few days ago, a first grade Iowa teacher, Megan Luloff, came under investigation from her...more

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

Beltway Buzz - October, 2018 #4

Agencies Propose HRA Expansion. On October 23, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and U.S. Department of Labor issued a proposed regulation to expand the use of health...more

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

From the Archives: Halloween is No Excuse to Harass

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From time to time, I take a look back at a prior post that may have particular relevance now. With Halloween knocking on our doorstep and sexual harassment claims on the rise, this post from 2010 has just as much meaning...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Quebec Provides Guidance on New Time Limit for Filing Complaints of Psychological Harassment

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The Administrative Labour Tribunal (ALT) clarified the terms under the Act respecting labour standards (Act) that provide the new time limit for filing a psychological harassment complaint with the Commission des normes, de...more

SmithAmundsen LLC

Assisted Living Facilities, Beware: Fair Housing Act May Soon Knock At Your Door

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The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) not only creates liability when a landlord intentionally discriminates against a tenant based on a protected characteristic; it also...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

MPW Industrial Services to Pay $170,000 To Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit

Two Employees Racially Harassed at Work, Federal Agency Charged - LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- MPW Industrial Services, Inc., a Hebron, Ohio industrial cleaning company, will pay $170,0000 to settle a race discrimination lawsuit...more

FordHarrison

Is Your Company Speaking the Right Language?

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On October 17, 2018, the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) released foreign language resources for employers and employees regarding the state’s new sexual harassment prevention laws and the necessary policy and...more

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