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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


Fifth Circuit defines "whistleblower" narrowly under Dodd-Frank
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2013

On July 17, 2013, the Fifth Circuit issued the First Circuit court decision interpreting Dodd-Frank’s anti-retaliation provision


The buck stops here!: Gristedes Foods CEO may be personally liable for FLSA claims
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2013

Last week, in Irizarry v. Catsimatidis, Docket No. 11-4035-cv (July 9, 2013), the Second Circuit held that Gristedes Foods CEOand current NYC


U.S. Supreme Court adopts a narrow definition of a supervisor in harassment claims
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2013

Resolving a split among the circuits, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a "supervisor" for Title VII harassment liability is limited to those who have