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U.S. DOL Announces Proposed New Rule on Tip Credits and Pooling

USA - October 9 2019 Rules relating to tip credit and pooling have resulted in significant debate among legislators, regulators, and the courts, leading to confusion…

New York’s New Child Victims Act Expands Opportunity For Filing Abuse Claims And The Path For Victims’ Justice

USA - August 21 2019 This week, a one-year “revival” period of statute of limitations began for individuals who assert civil claims of child abuse to file claims against…

Illinois Joins New Jersey in Protecting Hotel (and Casino) Employees from Sexual Harassment and Violence by Requiring Employer-Provided Panic Button Devices

USA - August 14 2019 Earlier this summer, we reported on ground-breaking legislation in New Jersey that requires hotels with more than 100 guest rooms to supply hotel…

Legislative Efforts to Curb Sexual Harassment in the Hospitality Industry Finally Reach Fruition in Illinois

USA - August 12 2019 Earlier this year, we reported legislative efforts in Illinois to curb sexual harassment in the hospitality industry via Illinois House Bill 3551…

Colorado Joins Wave of States to Offer Heightened Employee Protections

USA - July 22 2019 Colorado has joined a growing movement of states in passing laws that provide greater protections to employees and job applicants. Among these are…

Proposed Regulation Prohibiting Gender Identity Discrimination Conforms Division of Human Rights’ Regulations to Executive Law

USA - July 18 2019 After a long legislative battle, the New York State Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (“GENDA” or “Law”), which was signed into law and became…

New Jersey Law Aims to Reduce Sexual Assault and Harassment of Hotel Workers

USA - June 18 2019 In an attempt to protect hotel employees such as housekeepers and room service attendants from violent acts by hotel guests, including sexual assault…

Summer Networking Events: Workplace Harassment Can Happen Outside the Workplace

USA - May 16 2019 With warmer weather quickly approaching, many employers are beginning to schedule happy hours, parties, softball games, and other off-site events…

Employment Law This Week®: EEOC Pay Data Deadline, Class Arbitration Ruling, Scope of Title VII, Marijuana Drug Test Ban, “Wage Theft” Hearing

USA - May 9 2019 First up this month, the confusion is over for employers. EEO-1 pay data does not need to be submitted to the EEOC by the end of the month. In what…

Employers Must File EEO-1 Component 2 Data by September 30, 2019

USA - May 1 2019 On April 25, a U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. ruled that the EEOC must collect Component-2 wage/hours worked data from employers by…