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Archives for June 7, 2023
It’s Pride Month, and with key pieces of legislation impacting sexual orientation and gender identity issues pending in Florida, Tennessee, Texas, and before the United States Supreme Court, employers need to understand the employment implications of these bills.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams has signed legislation amending the New York City Human Rights Law to prohibit discrimination based on a person’s height or weight in employment, housing, and public accommodations. The new law will become effective on November 22, 2023.
In a not-so surprising move, the National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo issued a memo indicating she believes most non-competes violate the National Labor Relations Act and, in particular, Section 7 rights of employees.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that the firm opened the doors of its new Richmond, VA office on June 1, 2023. Also, on June 1st, Karen Elliott joined the office as Partner and Brendan Horgan joined the office as Counsel. Karen and Brendan both come to FordHarrison from Eckert Seamans in Richmond.
Executive Summary: Three new Virginia employment laws become effective July 1, 2023, and Virginia employers must understand and comply with these new rules. Virginia employers will need to update employee handbooks and confidentiality agreements, as well as change certain personnel practices to address these new state requirements.
August Johannsen explains the impact Artificial intelligence (AI) tools have on human resources professionals.
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In conjunction with the Biden administration’s declaration that the COVID-19 national public health emergency ended effective May 11, 2023, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it would “soon end” its mandatory vaccination requirement and that additional guidance would be forthcoming.
California’s law took effect January 1, 2022, and shortly after the effective date the Labor Commissioner published Frequently Asked Questions on the law.
Since the California law is
(June 6, 2023) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has earned a nationwide Band 2 ranking for Labor & Employment in the Chambers USA 2023 guide by Chambers and Partners. Additionally, 70 Littler attorneys were named as leaders in the field for Labor
On June 2, 2023, Colorado enacted the Job Application Fairness Act (JAFA), joining California, Connecticut, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania as states prohibiting employers from requesting age-related information during the hiring process. Starting on July 1, 2024, JAFA will bar Colorado employers from requesting or requiring that job applicants provide information related
Watch Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris in conversation with labor law experts Charlotte Garden, Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota, and Anne Marie Lofaso, Professor of Law at West Virginia University, as they discuss the Supreme Court’s June 1 decision in Glacier Northwest Inc. v. International
On June 5, 2023, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published its FY 2023 Construction Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL). The CSAL includes 250 employers that OFCCP has identified as federal or federally assisted construction contractors.