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Mayor de Blasio Signs New Laws Strengthening NYC’s Human Rights Law
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2016

On Monday, March 28, 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed several bills (Intros 814-A, 818-A, and 819) amending the New York City Human Rights Law


Federal Court Decision Highlights Complexities of Laws Applicable to Pregnant Employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2015

As the laws governing the treatment of pregnant employees and new mothers continues to evolve, one recent decision from the United States District


NYCCHR publishes pre-adverse action form
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2015

New York City's new Fair Chance Act goes into effect this Tuesday (October 27, 2015). As discussed in our prior posts (here and here), New York


Seventh Circuit holds that FMLA limitations period begins to run at time of each leave denial
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

On October 20, the Seventh Circuit held, in Barrett v. Illinois Department of Corrections, that a former state employee's Family and Medical Leave


Latest EEOC discrimination suit targets employment exam
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

For years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") has taken the position that certain employment tests and screening procedures can


EEOC updates pregnancy discrimination guidance
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Last week, the EEOC announced an update to its Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues ("Enforcement Guidance") to


Colorado Supreme Court okays discharge of medical marijuana-using employee
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

Colorado, like some other states including New York, has a law that generally prohibits an employer from discharging an employee for engaging in


U.S. Supreme Court holds failure to accommodate religion may be evidence of intentional discrimination
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

Today the U.S. Supreme Court held in favor of the EEOC in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Store Stores, Inc. The EEOC claimed that Abercrombie violated


California court dismisses FCRA class action against LinkedIn
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

In recent years, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has become the focus of increasing litigation. By way of background, FCRA regulates consumer


Supreme Court concludes that EEOC conciliation efforts are reviewable by courts
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

On April 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously concluded that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) efforts to conciliate a