A Catholic social services agency urged the Supreme Court this week to rule that the agency can participate in the city of Philadelphia’s foster care program while refusing to work with same-sex couples.
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Colorado voters approved the Paid Medical and Family Leave (PMFL) Initiative, Proposition 118, on Election Day. PMFL creates a state-run paid family and medical leave insurance program in Colorado that allows employees to take up to 12 weeks of leave and keep their job. The program, which begins on January
New Jersey Public Question 1 on this year’s election ballot sought New Jersey voters’ approval for a constitutional amendment to legalize the possession and use of marijuana for individuals age 21 and older, as well as the cultivation, processing and sale of marijuana. Based on preliminary results, the ballot
OFCCP has published a final rule formally codifying two notices used by the Agency to resolve potential findings of discrimination: the Predetermination Notice (PDN) and the Notice of Violation. The Rule is the final version of the proposed rule published at then end of last year.
OFCCP stated in its
(November 5, 2020) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has been named “Law Firm of the Year” for the third time in the category of Employment Law – Management on the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. The
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has asked for the parties and amici to submit briefs answering four questions in a case involving a union’s display of a large inflatable rat, commonly called “Scabby the Rat,” and two large banners on public property near the entrance of a neutral employer’s
Although the 2020 presidential election is technically behind us, razor-thin and contested elections for the presidency and Congress remain, potentially drawing out the uncertainty through the new year. As of the date of publication, Joe Biden appears to have narrowly won the presidency, but President Trump has challenged the
COVID-19 has caused many challenges in the workplace. Employees are working from home, working hybrid schedules, and conducting meetings by Zoom and other “not in person” methods.
While things in today’s workplace range from fluid to uncertain to sometimes chaotic, employers are not relieved from complying with federal and
Less than a year after the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect, California’s electorate approved a ballot measure that will substantially expand the privacy obligations the CCPA imposes on employers.
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On November 3, 2020, Arizona voters decisively approved Proposition 207, the Smart and Safe Arizona Act, to legalize recreational marijuana. As a result of the election, both medical and recreational marijuana are officially legal in Arizona.
It goes without saying that November 3rd 2020 was an important day for the future of the nation, but it was also a significant day for the future of California privacy law. On Tuesday, a strong majority of California voters supported Proposition 24, a ballot measure which aims to expand
On November 3, 2020, California’s voters approved Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (the so-called CCPA 2.0). This means that the new California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) will amend the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) with some significant changes.
In September, when Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1867, employers hoped that the state-wide COVID-19 Supplemental Leave was a replacement for the patchwork of local ordinances. However, due to differences in coverage, many employers are faced with complying with the more stringent local ordinances. In particular, many local ordinances allow
The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an administrative stay a day after a federal district court held the Public Charge Rule violated the Administration Procedures Act (APA) and issued summary judgment in favor of the plaintiffs.
During October 2020, thousands of Adjustment of Status (AOS) applications were filed