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Archives for December 7, 2023
Amy Gittler discusses the late Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s evenhanded judicial approach while arguing “O’Connor’s Measured Approach Visible in Insurance cases,” published by Law360.
New York City’s legislation amending the New York City Human Rights Law, Local Law 61 of 2023, prohibits discrimination based on a person’s height or weight in employment, housing, and public accommodations. The new law took effect Nov. 26, 2023.
Los Angeles attorney Geetha Adinata was quoted in the Law360 article, “Hospitality Groups Push For Visa Changes to Fill Labor Gap.” This article discusses the lack of available U.S. workers within the hospitality industry post-pandemic and the initiatives from hospitality groups pushing for visa changes to help fill the gap.
Prior to the enactment of the Georgia Restrictive Covenant Act (“RCA”), Georgia courts interpreted noncompete provisions entered into in the context of selling a business differently than they did between employers and employees. Indeed, under prior law, courts were allowed to “modify”—strike out and narrow, but not supply entirely missing terms—an otherwise overbroad noncompete in the “sale of business” context, but could not modify one in the employer-employee context.
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued its much anticipated ruling in Acheson Hotels, LLC v. Laufer vacating the matter as moot. Doing so, SCOTUS left private business owners grappling with the existing Circuit split as
NCAA President Charlie Baker has advanced the idea of giving universities and colleges (with the most-resourced athletic departments) the option to pay student-athletes. The emergence of national, image, and likeness (NIL) deals are exerting increasing influence on the landscape of collegiate athletics (and growing the disparities between the have and
On Friday, December 8, 2024, the California Privacy Protection Agency (Agency) will meet to discuss important items, including drafting proposed regulations for employers. While the Agency has not yet commenced the formal rulemaking process on many of the regulations, the current drafts
Now that Thanksgiving has passed, the first frost has turned to the first snow (at least here in the Upper Midwest), and Michigan has beaten Ohio State (again), the transition to holiday season is underway, and everyone can resume their favorite December debate. Contrary to popular opinion, it’s not:
In this episode, Jen and one of Shaw Law Group’s favorite employment attorneys, Erika Frank, discuss the potential risks associated with the holidays.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard a case on Dec. 6 that will determine whether involuntary job transfers can constitute discrimination in some circumstances. The court focused on whether tangible harm is required in order to prove discrimination. Examples of harm would be getting less pay, less promotion potential, lower rank
Google recently settled a 2016 lawsuit alleging that it used illegal practices to stop employees from complaining about the workplace. The lawsuit claimed the company’s confidentiality policies were unlawful.
The U.S. Supreme Court recently put an end to a delivery driver’s case against UPS for allegedly denying him disability accommodations that he requested.
WASHINGTON – Brett Brenner has been appointed to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Deputy Chief Operating Officer position, effective Dec. 3, 2023, the federal agency announced today. The position is a key Senior Executive Service (SES) managerial position at the agency. Brenner has served as the acting deputy chief
Join Northeastern University Professor and labor economist Alicia Modestino as she hosts the Economic Policy Institute’s Elise Gould and The New School’s Rick McGahey for a discussion and worker-focused analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’s jobs, unemployment, and wages report for November 2023.
The conversation will be live