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New York Employers: Gov. Hochul Signs New Sexual Harassment Laws into Effect

USA - March 21 2022 Seeking to address several open issues in New York’s sexual harassment laws, Governor Hochul has signed a package of legislation strengthening the…

Cliff LaFemina

Coming Soon for 2021: EEOC to Update Its Compliance Manual Regarding Religious Discrimination

USA - November 12 2020 After being issued more than 12 years ago, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) voted to publish a proposed update to its Compliance…

Neutral is the New Pink: New York’s ‘Pink Tax’ Ban Goes into Effect

USA - October 1 2020 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s execution of the State’s fiscal year 2021 budget had eliminated the “pink tax,” effective September 30, 2020, as…

Updated EEOC Guidance: COVID-19 Antibody Testing Cannot Be Required to Return to Work

USA - June 29 2020 Earlier this month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) updated its Technical Assistance Questions and Answers on COVID-19 issues to…

“No Backsies?” — Not Rehiring a Recently Retired Employee Can Lead to Liability

USA - February 10 2020 Based on a set of somewhat unusual facts, a federal district court in Ohio ruled that an employer that refused to rehire a recently retired…