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New York Bars Discipline for Legally Protected Employee Absences

USA - December 2 2022 On November 21, 2022, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed a law clarifying that it is unlawful for an employer to penalize an employee for any…

Now Is Always a Good Time to Evaluate Your FMLA Processes

USA - September 22 2022 Based on our experience advising hundreds of employers and closely watching court rulings on cases around the country, we offer a few tips for…

CDC’S COVID-19 Guidance Changes… Again

USA - August 11 2022 Since March 2020, COVID-19 rules have been confusing at best. On August 11, 2022, in an effort to streamline the guidance and reflect the current…

Second Circuit Issues Highly Anticipated Decision on Title III Braille Gift Card Appeal, Affirming Dismissal

USA - July 11 2022 On June 2, 2022, the Second Circuit issued a decision in Calcano, et al. V. Swarovski North America Ltd., et al., affirming dismissal of five…

Bloomington Becomes the Fourth City in Minnesota to Require Paid Sick and Safe Leave

USA - June 28 2022 The City of Bloomington, Minnesota is the latest city in Minnesota to join the cities of Minneapolis, St. Paul and Duluth in enacting an Earned Sick…

Sick Leave for All New Mexico Employees Begins July 1: What Employers Should Know

USA - June 24 2022 The New Mexico Healthy Workplaces Act (“NMHWA”) requires all private employers in New Mexico to provide all employees one hour of paid sick leave for…

New Guidance Issued by Department of Labor Regarding Mental Health and the FMLA

USA - June 3 2022 On May 25, 2022, during Mental Health Awareness Month, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the Department of Labor, the agency responsible for…

Amendment to Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave Act’s Waiting Period Benefits Employees

USA - June 1 2022 The Washington Employment Security Department has amended the “waiting period” regulation, WAC 192-500-185, for certain employees who successfully…

San Francisco, Los Angeles District Attorneys Suing Law Firm for Alleged Fraudulent ADA Title III Suits

USA - May 6 2022 San Francisco City and County District Attorney Chesa Boudin and Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón have filed a lawsuit in the…

Circuit Courts Split on Standing to Sue in ADA Title III Website Accessibility Claims

USA - April 20 2022 On standing to sue under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), two U.S. Circuit Courts have arrived at opposite conclusions where…