Jason Gavejian comments on the relevance of website tracking technologies and their potential litigation and regulatory risks in “Legal Tech Rundown: LegalZoom Announces Gen AI Assistant, Jackson Lewis Launches Assessment Tool, and More,” published by Law.com.
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USERRA prohibits employment discrimination and retaliation based on military status or obligations and includes broad reemployment rights. USERRA is more far-reaching than other employment anti-discrimination laws in several respects. Multiple pending lawsuits could determine that USERRA requires employers to provide short-term paid military leave
On October 7, 2023, Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed proposed bill SB 403, which, as previously discussed, sought to ban discrimination based on caste under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Unruh Civil Rights Act, and California Education Code. Governor Newsom’s message called this change “unnecessary” because these statutes
California’s Governor signed Senate Bill (SB) 54, which requires a venture capital company to report annually to the California Civil Rights Department (CRD) on its funding determinations related to companies primarily founded by diverse founding team members.
Under the law, a venture capital company is covered by the requirements if
Senate Bill (SB) 848, scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2024, requires employers with 5 or more employees to provide employees who have worked for at least 30 days with up to five days of reproductive loss leave.
Under the new law, it is unlawful for a covered
On October 10, 2023, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 723, which moves the expiration the right of recall rights for employees in the hospitality and service industry from December 31, 2024, to December 31, 2025. The bill adds a presumption that a separation due to a lack of business,
On October 6, 2023—less than a week into its new 2024 fiscal year (FY)—the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a new list of mega construction designees, identifying twelve new construction “megaprojects,” as part of its Mega Construction Project (Megaproject) Program.
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Ogletree Deakins’ Traditional Labor Relations Practice Group is pleased to announce the publication of the Fall 2023 issue of the Practical NLRB Advisor. In this edition of the Advisor, we reflect on the activity at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) at the end of a very active summer. With
On October 4, 2023, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in a highly-anticipated case over whether a self-proclaimed “tester” plaintiff has standing to bring Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claims against a hotel when the tester did not intend to stay at the hotel. The justices’
On September 13, 2023, the Court of Appeal of the State of California, Fourth Appellate District, covering Orange County and San Diego County and the southernmost areas of California, held that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) does not apply to the website of a virtual business, or one that
On October 7, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) No. 700 into law, expanding California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act to protect applicants from discrimination based on prior cannabis use, with certain exceptions.
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