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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


New York State expands equal pay law and other workplace protections for women
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2015

On October 21, 2015, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a group of eight bills, referred to as the Women’s Equality Agenda, which expand


Time to pay up? California adopts stronger equal pay protections
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2015

With Governor Jerry Brown’s signature, California officially amended its equal pay legislation through the California Fair Pay Act (the Act) to


NYCCHR’s Enforcement Guidance on NYC credit check law: answers and new questions
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2015

On September 2, 2015, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR or Commission) issued Enforcement Guidance (Guidance) on the New York City


A welcome ‘waive’ of Second Circuit cases: class action waivers deemed enforceable
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2013

For the better part of the last decade, the Second Circuit routinely and consistently struck down class action waivers in arbitration provisions. As