Legally, O’Reilly Auto Parts denies that an Orlando store manager incessantly sexually harassed female employees — including grabbing the crotch of one and pinning her to a table.
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In a typical harassment/hostile work environment claim under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, an employee must show that the discriminatory acts were severe or pervasive.
Demand for goods is skyrocketing as the US economy reopens from the pandemic. But there’s a big problem: American factories can’t find enough people to do the work.
As we return to the office and navigate the post-pandemic workplace, employers will need to take a close look at the type of employee experiences they deliver.
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I work as a one-person HR Liaison in a small, very rural non-profit that serves physically and intellectually disabled clients in our community. I originally joined this company working as direct care staff with clients, and then I was promoted into human resources. Historically, I have
In September 2020, then-candidate Joe Biden promised organized labor that, if elected, he would be the “strongest labor president you’ve ever had.” In his first 100 days in office, now President Biden has acted quickly and aggressively to make good on this pledge. Some of these efforts have quickly
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 3, 2021) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Alan L. Merriman as an associate in its New Haven office. Merriman joins Littler from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), where he was a field attorney from 2014
New York City Executive Order 64 (the “Order”) imposes new sexual harassment reporting requirements on organizations that contract with New York City agencies for “human services.” The order, which took effect on March 3, 2021, requires city agencies to amend existing contracts to impose these reporting requirements; the Department
The Illinois Appellate Court recently issued an opinion providing additional guidance about the “probable or imminent” litigation exception to the Open Meetings Act (OMA) open meeting requirement. In City of Bloomington v. Raoul, issued on April 26, 2021, the Court held that […]
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA) amended the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA) to include substantial new compliance requirements. The Department of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services, and the Treasury (collectively, the Departments) have released much-anticipated guidance for group health plans necessitating action from plan
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has determined that it will consider an adverse reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine a “work-related” recordable illness if an employee is required to take the vaccine as a condition of employment.
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