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New California Sexual Harassment Laws May Predict Trend in Other States
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

On the heels of the MeToo movement, a number of states have passed or at least considered new laws intended to strengthen legal protections against


Local Government Units Cannot Adopt Right-to-Work Ordinances
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2018

Section 14(b) of the National Labor Relations Act specifically authorizes state governments to adopt right-to-work statutes that prohibit compulsory


Supervisor Overhearing Racist Remarks Makes Employer Potentially Liable for Harassment
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2018

Over the past decade federal courts have demonstrated a decreasing willingness to tolerate the use of racist language in the workplace. In repeated


Can Employees Bring Emotional Support Animals Into the Workplace?
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2018

Recent news stories have highlighted situations where airline passengers and other users of public accommodations have insisted on bringing a


Full Ninth Circuit Defers to DOL's Interpretation of Payment for Non-Tipped Work
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2018

Employers in the hospitality industry continue to face class and collective action lawsuits based on alleged violations of minimum wage requirements


S.C. Avoids Accounting Nightmare for 2018 Tax Returns and Expands Tax Credits for Economic Development
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2018

The South Carolina legislature finalized two bills this week that will impact economic development, the broader business community, and nearly every


Expansive Disability Definition Applies to 'Regarded as' Disabled Claims
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2018

Ten years ago, Congress passed the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA). The law was intended to address what legislators believed was courts' overly strict


Management Company Possibly Considered Hotel Worker's Employer for Title VII Liability
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2018

In the hospitality industry, it is fairly common for a hotel to retain a management company to run housekeeping, food and beverage, and other


Even if Credit Report Is Accurate, Federal Law Requires Notice of Right to Dispute
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2018

The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) provides protections for persons subject to "consumer reports" provided by third parties, including


Seventh Circuit Says Employer Liable for Customer Stalking Employee
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2018

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees from workplace harassment. As most employers know, these protections apply not only to