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Amended executive orders expand employment discrimination prohibitions

  • McAfee & Taft
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  • USA
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  • August 31 2014

Since 1974 - just 10 years after Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed - Congress has made repeated attempts to introduce and pass

President signs Executive Order banning sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination by federal contractors

  • GrayRobinson, P.A.
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

On July 21, 2014, President Obama issued an Executive Order banning sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination by federal contractors. The

Executive Order requires federal contractors to disclose labor violations and prohibits mandatory arbitration agreements

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

With little assistance from Congress in enacting workplace reforms, President Obama has more frequently been resorting to Executive Orders to push

New Jersey: Governor Christie signs ban the box legislation

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

In the face of an expanding national movement to bar employers from asking prospective employees about their criminal histories on job applications

NLRB ruling paves way for more “micro unions” in retail industry

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

In a 2011 decision known as Specialty Healthcare, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") announced a new standard for determining the

Federal court confirms employers may define workweeks to limit overtime pay

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

In a favorable ruling for management, the Fifth Circuit affirmed the principle that an employer need not follow their employees' understanding of

NLRB ratifies all administrative actions taken by the Board during “Noel Canning” period

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

In June 2014, the United States Supreme Court held in NLRB v. Noel Canning that all actions taken by the NLRB between January 2012 and August 2013

Franchisors beware! NLRB “joint employer” directive may put you on the hook for franchisee employees

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") General Counsel - in a directive that is sending shockwaves - recently announced that McDonald's could

Executive Order prohibits sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in employment by the federal government and by federal contractors

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

We have previously reported on Congress's failed efforts to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would prohibit discrimination in hiring

New York State: amendment to state law protects unpaid interns from discrimination and harassment

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

Earlier this year we reported on a bill passed by the New York City Council that expanded the NYC Human Rights Laws to protect interns from