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Current Administration Considers EEOC and Labor Department Subagency Merger
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

The Trump administration is reportedly considering a potential merger between the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and a Labor


NYC Bans Employers From Asking About Salary History
  • Pryor Cashman LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

On May 4, 2017, New York City enacted a new law, set to take effect on October 31, 2017, which prohibits employers with four or more employees from


Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make in Employment Applications
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

Employment applicationsalmost every employer in the country uses them. They can seem innocuous, but they contain a number of minefields of which


How the Trump Administration is Seeking to Implement "Extreme Vetting" of Certain Visa Applicants
  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

On May 4, 2017, the U.S. Department of State issued a notice in the Federal Register evidencing that it intends to carry out President Trump's goal of


What Makes a Work Environment “Hostile”?
  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

Federal employment law protects against a number of different types of discrimination, including treating employees differently because of age


Employers Must Use Caution When Basing Pay Decisions On Prior Salary History
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2017

Imagine a scenario where an employer hires two individuals - a male and female - to fill two identical jobs (i.e., same job qualifications and same


What Was Your Prior Salary? No Longer a Question You Can Ask When Hiring in New York City.
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • May 8 2017

Last month, the New York City Council approved legislation that bars employers from asking prospective hires to disclose their past salary. In


Standing ovation for Adam Jones at Fenway
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2017

Last Monday, the Orioles made headlines for more than just their 5-2 win over the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Orioles player Adam Jones reported that Red


Indirect discrimination: Claimants do not need to show the reason why a PCP puts them at a particular disadvantage
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 5 2017

The Supreme Court has held that there is no requirement for a claimant to prove the reason why a PCP puts (or would put) an affected group sharing a


Dueling Fifth Circuit Panel Deadlocks, No Rehearing For Bass Pro In “Big Fish” EEOC Case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2017

After a Fifth Circuit decision affirming a ruling by a U.S. District Court in Texas allowed the EEOC to seek compensatory and punitive damages in its