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Discrimination Against Gay and Transgender Employees Unlawful Under Title VII

USA - June 15 2020 In a landmark decision authored by Justice Neil Gorsuch and released on June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States held that “an…

Christopher M. Caiaccio, Leah M. Farmer, Kayla M. Frederickson, Susan W. Pangborn

Layoffs, Furloughs, and Terminations: Practical Considerations for Employers in the Age of COVID-19

USA - March 27 2020 The spread of the novel coronavirus and the numerous shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders issued across the country in response have presented…

Kendra C Chapman, Susan W. Pangborn, Diane L. Prucino

California joins the growing number of states regulating the use of credit information for employment purposes

USA - October 13 2011 Historically, employers have been free to obtain and use background information about an applicant or employee for employment purposes, except for minimal regulation by the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act and some states regarding how the information is obtained.

Jill S. Cox, Richard D. Haygood, Susan W. Pangborn

DOL Issues Important Overtime Update for Commission-Based Retail and Service Industry Employees

USA - May 27 2020 On Monday, May 19, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) withdrew the non-exhaustive lists of establishments that were potentially eligible for or excluded…

Randall D. Avram, Christopher M. Caiaccio, Leah M. Farmer, Susan W. Pangborn

New York Federal Court Strikes Down Key Provisions of DOL Joint-Employer Rule

USA - September 11 2020 On Tuesday, September 8, 2020, Judge Gregory Woods, a federal judge sitting in the Southern District of New York (“SDNY”), struck down, in a 62-page…

Christopher M. Caiaccio, Leah M. Farmer, Marc A. Lieberstein, Kathryn B. Shipe