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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | USA | 14 Jan 2011

Is the bad economy fueling employment discrimination claims?

Expanding on our December 21 post, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on January 11, 2011, announced that private sector workplace discrimination charge filings reached the “unprecedented level” of 99,922 during fiscal year 2010, which ended on September 30, 2010.

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 10 Jan 2011

Final disability regulations coming soon

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") recently announced its approval of long-awaited final regulations under the ADA Amendments Act ("ADAAA").

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BoyarMiller | USA | 2 Dec 2010

Mandatory health risk assessments violate the ADA

An Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Informal Discussion Letter reveals the EEOC's opinion that health risk assessments (HRA) are invalid as long as they are mandatory.

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Bird & Bird LLP | Netherlands | 26 Nov 2010

Transposition of revised EU regulatory framework into Dutch law

The legislative proposal for the transposition of the new EU telecoms directives 2009136EC and 2009140EC and the BEREC Regulation 12112009 was submitted to the Dutch Parliament on 3 November 2010.

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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom, European Union | 23 Nov 2010

Implementing the revised EU electronic communications framework in the UK

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published a consultation on its proposed implementation in the UK of the revised EU electronic communications framework.

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Fisher Phillips | USA | 2 Nov 2010

Blanket policies can increase your risk of a class action lawsuit

Generally, employees have not been successful in trying to bring class actions under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 25 Oct 2010

DOJ revised ADA regulations: standards for accessible design in employee work areas

Employers should be aware that new regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act contain several substantive requirements for work areas.

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Mills & Reeve LLP | United Kingdom | 18 Oct 2010

Equality Act: the latest

The first and biggest stage in the implementation of the Equality Act 2010 took place on 1 October.

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Harper Grey LLP | Canada | 14 Oct 2010

Hughes v. Canada

The petitioner, Chris Hughes, alleges that the respondent Human Resources and Skills Development Canada ("HRSDC") refused to hire him from a pool of candidates or keep him employed in a short term position because of his disability.

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Jones Day | USA | 30 Sep 2010

Pregnancy discrimination case effects change in Ohio law

The Ohio Supreme Court recently rejected the Ohio Civil Rights Commission's ("OCRC") long-held position that an employer's failure to provide maternity leave for pregnant employeesregardless of the employee's length of serviceconstitutes sex discrimination under Ohio law.