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Final Fair Pay Rules Are Here: Contractors Face Complex Requirements and Challenges with New Reporting Obligations
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2016

The federal government released the final regulations implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order ("EO" hereafter) this week. The


Court-Sanctioned Employee Theft? Self-Help Discovery May Be Protected Activity In Discrimination Cases
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2016

Recently in Verdrager v. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C., No. SJC-11901, 2015 WL 10937776 (Mass. May 31, 2016), the Supreme


Securities Industry Employment Arbitration
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

In the securities industry, the majority of all employment disputes are resolved through binding arbitration. This mandatory arbitration system is


Digging Into the New Overtime Regulations
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

Within the Department of Labor's aggressive regulatory agenda in the last few years, its proposed regulations on the white collar exemptions from


New York State and New York City Pass Landmark Employment Legislation: Will 2016 Be “The Year of the Worker”?
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2016

After agreeing last week on a 2016-17 Executive Budget that includes several key labor and employment provisions, New York State Independent


Protection for LGBT Workers on the Rise: EEOC Files First Title VII Lawsuits Alleging Sexual Orientation Discrimination
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2016

Earlier this month, the EEOC filed its first lawsuits against employers alleging sexual orientation discrimination under Title VII, arguing that


Financial Services and Technology Companies Beware: The U.S. Office of Federal Contract Compliance Has A Target on Your Back
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2016

The President released his 2017 budget this week. Budgets are aspirational documents that Congress rarely implements in full. The current acrimony


New York City Commission on Human Rights Will “Vigorously Enforce” New Legislation to Protect Caregivers From Employment Discrimination in New York City
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2016

On January 5, 2016, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill that added “caregiver” to the list of protected classifications under the New


Leading the Way on Transgender Rights in NYC: City Commission on Human Rights Issues Detailed Enforcement Guidance
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2015

On December 21, 2015, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (Commission) issued Legal Enforcement Guidance (Guidance) clarifying New York


The Commission speaks: Guidance for employers regarding the New York City Fair Chance Act
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2015

On June 29, 2015, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law the Fair Chance Act (the "Act"), which prohibits employers from inquiring into