“Instead of doing only the bare minimum to support enforcement of anti-discrimination protections, the Trump Administration is going in the opposite direction—obstructing state and local civil rights agencies along the way,” said California Xavier Attorney General Becerra in a statement.
Employers must weigh many factors in determining the appropriate corrective action to take in response to employee misconduct including the impact of such misconduct, and corrective action, on co-workers and customers. Will taking corrective action deter other employees from engaging in the same behavior?
As employers struggle to make decisions on how best to keep their employees, patients and customers safe during the continuing pandemic, a question employers may be pondering now is, once a coronavirus vaccine is approved for safe distribution to the U.S. population, can or should the company mandate that all employees receive the vaccine?
Marveling over motherhood was a theme, not a footnote of Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing.
For marginalized attorneys, releasing the lifetime of harm that comes from absorbing bias and microaggressions is a process that can be supported by regular self-care practices.
Spoiler alert … the answer to the question is YES. Under the right set of facts, an injury sustained by a remote employee may be covered by the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act.
The plaintiff ran into questions about whether the window had closed to file suit.
In this month’s episode of “where do we go from here,” we take a look at a decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, which allowed a sexual harassment suit by a gay, music director for a Catholic church, to go forward.
The departure follows news of another Dechert partner retiring in London.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects an employee’s conduct of complaining about Title VII violations. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, however, has now provided the framework for when an employee’s otherwise protected conduct can lose that protection.
Employers face challenges as they attempt to comply with new and frequently changing federal, state and local laws, regulations and guidance related to COVID-19, all of which are likely to continue evolving even after the development and availability of a vaccine and/or the enactment of liability shield legislation.
The suit alleges that Aaron Chase was fired as a direct result of complications relating to a concussion he suffered nine months before.
“It’s not sex-based,” partner Traci Lovitt said of the eight weeks of leave available to mothers who give birth but not to men. “Just because you’re a woman, you don’t get short-term disability leave. You get disability leave because you had a child.”
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In their Second Circuit Review, Martin Flumenbaum and Brad S. Karp discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Zarda v. Altitude Express.