The House of Representatives has joined the Senate in using the Congressional Review Act to overturn an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) conciliation rule that became effective February 16, 2021. The votes in both the House and the Senate were along party lines.
Archives for June 27, 2021
There is no private cause of action to address an improper disclosure of medical information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has held for the first time. Payne v. Taslimi, No. 18-7030, 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 15972 (4th Cir. May 27, 2021).
Residential real estate developments that reopen their amenities amid an improving public health picture would receive COVID-19-related immunity under legislation that is working its way through the New Jersey Legislature.
Same-sex harassment in the workplace under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act is not strictly limited to the three scenarios in the U.S. Supreme Court’s seminal 1998 opinion in Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, a three-judge federal appeals court panel has held in Roberts v. Glenn Indus. Grp., Inc., No. 19-1215, 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 15224 (4th Cir. May 21, 2021).
Since 2019, private employers with at least 50 employees have been required in most instances, pursuant to NRS 608.0197, to provide 0.01923 hours of paid leave to their employees for each hour worked.
As the hotel industry recovers, the City of Chicago has enacted a “Right to Return to Work” ordinance.
Gregg Clifton comments on implications of name, image and likeness attached to new Ohio bill in “Ohio’s proposed NIL bill could give its schools a ‘huge’ advantage,” in 247 Sports.
Remote work during COVID-19 presented a number of challenges including how to manage data privacy and security risks and complying with related laws that are being passed and amended at a dizzying pace.
Executive Summary: June is Pride Month. On June 16, 2021, Miguel Cardona, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education (the “Department”) under President Joe Biden, issued a Notice of Interpretation stating that Title IX protections extend to gay and transgender students.
Healthy disagreement is essential for growth.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Chair Charlotte A. Burrows has announced the appointment of Carol R. Miaskoff as the agency’s legal counsel. Miaskoff previously served as the EEOC’s associate legal counsel and has been serving as acting legal counsel since February 2021.
A slim majority of Americans say it is time for enhanced unemployment benefits to end.
The president of the United Auto Workers union, Rory L. Gamble, will retire on June 30, a year before his term in office was set to end, the union said on Friday.
Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday dangled a $1,500 bonus meant to lure thousands of unemployed Kentuckians back to work, offering it as an alternative to cutting off enhanced jobless benefits that Republicans and businesses blame for causing a workforce shortage.