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U.S. Congress Approves Bill Limiting Pre-dispute Nondisclosure Agreements in Sexual Harassment and Assault Disputes

USA - November 16 2022 In a bipartisan 315-109 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives has approved a bill that would render pre-dispute nondisclosure and nondisparagement…

Westchester County, NY Pay Transparency Law Takes Effect

USA - November 7 2022 Effective November 6, 2022, the Westchester County (NY) Human Rights Law is amended to require that employers with at least four employees that are…

An Updated Federal Overtime Rule: When’s It Coming?

USA - November 3 2022 Twice a year (in the spring and the fall), each federal agency publishes a “Regulatory Agenda” that discloses the proposal and final rules it has…

DOL’s New Independent Contractor Rule: A Return to 2020

USA - October 31 2022 In the courts, the test has always focused on the “economic reality” of the relationship between a worker and the entity that benefits from the…

What to Do When Your Timekeeping System Crashes

USA - October 27 2022 A number of companies suffered collateral damage last winter as a result of a cyber attack on a major provider of time and attendance software. With…

EEOC Releases Updated Workplace Discrimination Poster

USA - October 20 2022 On October 19, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released an updated “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal” poster…

Texas District Court Holds EEOC Guidance on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination Unlawful

USA - October 7 2022 On October 1, 2022, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas held that Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”)…

New proposed rules on New York City law to regulate use of automated hiring tools

USA - October 5 2022 On Friday, September 23rd, the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection issued a Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to…

D.C.’s New Restrictive Non-Compete Law Goes Into Effect October 1, 2022

USA - September 29 2022 Almost 2 years after the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act (“the Act”) was passed, the Act - with significant amendments - will become…

New York City’s Pay Transparency Law Takes Effect in One Month - Are You Ready?

USA - September 27 2022 New York City’s pay transparency law, which will require most New York City employers to disclose salary ranges in their job postings, takes effect…