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Vedder Price PC | USA | 17 Dec 2018

Articles Ringing in the New Laws: 2019 California Employment Roundup

As 2018 draws to a close, California employers have a busy new year ahead of them with expanded legal obligations. SB 1300 - Sexual Harassment Omnibus


Vedder Price PC | USA | 7 Jun 2016

No Pregnant Pauses Here: Workplace Laws Protecting Expectant Mothers Becoming the Norm across the United States

In Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc. (2015), the Supreme Court held that employers covered by Title VII are to treat pregnant employees the same


Vedder Price PC | USA | 15 Nov 2013

California corner: California's strict pregnancy disability leave regulations expand employer obligations and increase potential claims

California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing has amended the Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) regulations to significantly expand the


Vedder Price PC | USA | 28 Aug 2013

Affirmative action and OFCCP compliance update: OFCCP issues highly anticipated final disability and veteran regulations

After several years of delay, the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued highly anticipated final rules


Vedder Price PC | USA | 3 Dec 2012

Courts clarify reasonable-accommodation standards

The extent of an employer’s duty to reasonably accommodate an employee with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is not always clear.


Vedder Price PC | USA | 5 Sep 2012

Caught between Scylla and Charybdis: navigating attendance policy enforcement and ADA compliance

In recent years, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been aggressively investigating and litigating claims involving the application of local and national company attendance policies.


Vedder Price PC | USA | 28 Mar 2011

EEOC issues final ADA Amendments Act regulations

The EEOC's final regulations implementing the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 ("Amendments Act") were published in the Federal Register on March 25, 2011, and will be effective on May 24, 2011.


Vedder Price PC | USA | 21 Jan 2011

EEOC issues regulations on use and disclosure of genetic information

On November 9, 2010, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its Final Rule implementing the employment provisions found in Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).


Vedder Price PC | USA | 27 Oct 2010

Recent EEOC lawsuits reinforce need for flexible extended leave policies

When the ADA Amendments Act went into effect in January of 2009, prudent employers shifted their focus from questioning whether an employee was truly disabled, and thus covered by the ADA, to responding to accommodation requests and engaging in the interactive process.


Vedder Price PC | USA | 30 Sep 2010

Roth conversions inside savings plans: option now available

On September 27, 2010, President Obama signed into law the "Small Business Jobs Act of 2010."

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