Gender dysphoria is not excluded from the broad definition of “disability” protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has held. Williams v. Kincaid, No. 21-2030 (4th Cir. Aug. 16, 2022). The court’s ruling likewise applies to the analogous
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On August 16, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a landmark decision, Williams v. Kincaid, finding that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act1 protect individuals with gender dysphoria. This decision is the first decision by a federal appellate court on this
In a move that surprised even some lawmakers who passed the bill, Minnesota recently became the latest state to legalize some form of marijuana for recreational use. As of July 1, 2022, Minnesotans who are at least 21 years old can lawfully purchase and consume edible and drinkable products
According to OFCCP, on June 2, 2022, the Center for Investigative Reporting sent OFCCP a request for the disclosure of
. . .Type 2 EEO-1 reports for all federal contractors, including first-tier subcontractors, from 2016-2020….
The Center for Investigative Reporting, and other persons and organizations, have a history of requesting
(August 18, 2022) – More than 230 lawyers from Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, have been selected for inclusion in the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® guide.
There has been lot of talk in the months since OFCCP released Directive 2022-01: Advancing Pay Equity Through Compensation Analysis, with the topic of attorney-client privilege being the primary topic of concern. So much so that OFCCP Director Jenny Yang addressed the issue in her remarks last month at the
Diversity, equity, and inclusion. Most businesses say they want to have a diverse workforce and be where everyone can thrive, but then it doesn’t happen. Why?
You recruit from a diverse slate of candidates and even hire people across all spectrums – race, gender, religion, national origin, you name it.
On August 18, 2022, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a revised version of its Directive 2022-01 – Advancing Pay Equity Through Compensation Analysis, which was originally issued on March 15, 2022.
Honda worker, Brandon Whatley, has filed a class action lawsuit against the automaker for unpaid overtime wages. Whatley claims that he did not receive overtime compensation after a cyberattack on workforce management company, Kronos, impacted Honda’s timekeeping system. According to an article on Law360, Whatley seeks to represent all former