We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 65

Unemployment laws have new teeth under the Integrity Act: are you ready?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2013

In 2011, President Obama signed the Unemployment Insurance Integrity Act (the "Act") as part of the enactment of the Trade Adjustment Assistance


EEOC issues new guidance on criminal background checks
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

On April 25, 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC" or "Commission") issued new Enforcement Guidance on criminal background checks, after the Commissioners approved it in a 4-1 vote


Mayor de Blasio signs New York City sick leave law - Notice of Rights available
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the amended version of the Earned Sick Time Act ("ESTA") on Thursday, March 20, 2014. The Earned Sick Time


New Massachusetts law entitles employees to domestic violence leave
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2014

On August 8, 2014, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed into law a far-reaching Act designed to combat the problems of domestic violence


Joint standards proposed for assessing diversity policies and practices of Dodd-Frank covered entities
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2013

Last month the six federal agencies ("Agencies") that are subject to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010


Supreme Court's DOMA decision affects employers' obligations under the FMLA
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2013

On June 26, 2013, the United States Supreme Court struck down the federal law that defined "marriage" as a legal union between one man and one woman


New York City expressly requires reasonable accommodation of pregnant employees, adds notice obligations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2013

On October 2, 2013, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed Int. No. 974-2012A to amend the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) by expanding


New York Court of Appeals approves warrantless GPS tracking of government employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2013

On June 27, 2013, a divided New York Court of Appeals held in Cunningham v. New York State Dept. Of Labor, that the state can use GPS tracking to


Release of 2012 Advice Memo pulls together principles applied by the NLRB in evaluating employer social media policies
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2013

A 2012 Advice Memo from the National Labor Relations Board's ("NLRB") General Counsel was publicly released two weeks ago in response to a Freedom of


Background check guidance from the FTC and EEOC
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2014

On March 10, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") jointly issued two short guides on