We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 831

Sexual Harassment: New Protections for Independent Contractors in New York
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2018

In New York State, the State Human Rights Law ("HRL") was recently amended to prohibit sexual harassment against independent contractors. This is a


New York City Considering Mandatory Minimum Wage for App-Hail Drivers
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2018

The introduction of ride-hailing apps has upended the taxi and for-hire car industry in New York City. What began with a promise of independence and


California Is the First to Bring European-Grade Data Protections to the United States
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2018

California has become the first state to introduce privacy protection for individuals’ personal data comparable to that provided under the European


Supreme Court Rules that Public-Sector Agency-Shop Arrangements Violate the First Amendment
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2018

On June 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31 struck down an Illinois


Non-Compete News - Georgia Court Interprets Who Can Be Subject to a Non-Compete
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2018

Effective May 2011, Georgia’s Restrictive Covenants Act (RCA) represented a significant change to pre-existing Georgia law. Since then, however, very


Maryland Enacts Novel Sexual Harassment Reporting Requirement
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2018

Maryland has enacted legislation, effective October 1, 2018, requiring employers to submit information to the state regarding settlements of sexual


Eleventh Circuit Raises Bar for Employers Seeking Summary Judgment in Discrimination Cases
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2018

On June 1, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Jefferson v. Sewon America, Inc., No. 17-11802, held that the McDonnell Douglas


"Here We Go Again": Transgender Bathroom Dispute Headed Back to the Fourth Circuit
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2018

The protracted case of Gavin Grimm is set to be heard once again by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Grimm, a transgender


NLRB General Counsel Issues Handbook Guidance
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2018

In a 20-page memorandum dated June 6, 2018, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Peter Robb issued guidance to the Regions on


California's Fair Employment and Housing Council Broadens the Definition of National Origin, Including Specific Provisions Relating to Language Restrictions and Employees' Immigration Status
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2018

The California Fair Employment and Housing Council published new regulations on May 17th relating to national origin discrimination. The regulations