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Recent notable National Labor Relations Board decisions *

- August 21 2012
While many have been enjoying well deserved summer vacations, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has been busy.

Co-authors: Rebecca R. Hirschklau .


The EEOC issues updated guidance on employer use of arrest and conviction records *

- May 4 2012
On April 25, 2012, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued updated enforcement guidance on employers’ use of arrest and conviction records when making employment decisions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”).

Co-authors: Ashley T. Hirano , Gregg A. Fisch , Jonathan Sokolowski.


The EEOC finds discrimination on the basis of gender identity (against a transgender individual) a viable claim under Title VII *

- May 1 2012
In what is reported to be a landmark decision, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), in Macy v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, found for the first time that discrimination against transgender individuals constitutes sex discrimination in violation of Title VII.

Co-authors: Rebecca R. Hirschklau , Gregg A. Fisch .


Password protected - proposed social media privacy legislation *

- March 26 2012
The job market appears to be on an upswing, and with this upswing, and the advent of new technology, comes new challenges for employers and applicants alike.

Co-authors: Rebecca R. Hirschklau .


Unemployed status - the new protected class *

- March 7 2012
All employers are familiar with race, gender, age, disability and many other protected classifications under the myriad of Federal and state fair employment practices acts.

Co-authors: Rebecca R. Hirschklau .


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