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Court Invites EEOC’s Opinion on Whether Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2017

We recently updated you on the Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc., case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The Second Circuit


Gender pay gap is primarily a result of personal choices so, what can employers do?
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2017

A number of studies are showing that most, if not all, of the gender pay gap is explained by personal choices made by men and women. But how can


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


Money Isn't Everything: NYC Bars Employer Inquiry Into Salary Histories
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2017

On May 4, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a new law enacted by the City Council that restricts New York City employers from inquiring about or


Government responds to inquiry into dress codes in the workplace
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 5 2017

The Government has published its response to the House of Commons Petitions Committee and Women and Equalities Committee joint report on dress codes


Compliance check: maternity benefits in India
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • India
  • April 28 2017

The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017, which introduces key changes to the maternity benefits set out under the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961


How the FLSA Hurts Women (Part 2)
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

Last week we published Part 1 of How the FLSA Hurts Women which discussed what women want from the workplace, and some reasons why they are leaving


How The Fair Labor Standards Act Hurts Women (Part 1)
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2017

Our politicians regularly debate how high the minimum wage should be, and which workers should earn overtime pay, but in my 30 working years, I


NYC Council Approves Salary History Inquiry Ban
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, the New York City Council approved an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) prohibiting New York


Seventh Circuit Rules Title VII Bars Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Creating Circuit Split and Setting Stage for Likely Supreme Court Review
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

In a landmark en banc decision rejecting its earlier panel ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first federal