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New California Laws Enacted in Wake of MeToo
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2018

On September 30, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a slate of legislation borne out of the MeToo movement. These new laws take effect

In the MeToo Era, Why Retaliation is the Scariest Word for Employers
  • Dickinson Wright
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

With the issue of appropriate vs. inappropriate sexual conduct continuing to be the hot button topic, it is important to understand there is another

Customer Costs Costco $250,000 in Hostile Work Environment Suit
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2018

Providing a valuable lesson for employers about liability for the actions of third parties, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit affirmed a

Just What Does A Racially Hostile Environment Look Like? The Eleventh Circuit Provides Some Guidance
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2018

What constitutes a racially hostile work environment? Is one really bad comment specifically aimed at the plaintiff sufficient or do you need a

Bias-Based Comments Have Consequences
  • Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
  • USA
  • October 3 2018

A recent denial of summary judgment by a U.S. District Court in New York reminds us that bias-based comments can have serious consequences for

California Enacts New Sexual Harassment Laws
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2018

Sexual harassment is a recurring theme in the bills signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown on September 30, 2018. These new laws, which

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

Requiring Employees Seeking Reasonable Accommodations to “Feel the Burn” May Violate ADA
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2018

The D.C. Circuit recently revived a single-leg amputee’s claim that his former employer failed to accommodate his disability by

Hostile work environment, or just NSFW?
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2018

When does crude language cross the line and become unlawful harassment? A court decision from this week reminded me about this issue, which I’ve been

MeToo at 30,000 feet: the unique challenges the anti-harassment movement poses for the airline industry
  • Ius Laboris
  • USA
  • August 9 2018

The MeToo movement has now touched nearly every US workplace, and the airline industry is no exception. The impact of the anti-harassment movement on