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Facebook and Employers Are Subject to Gender Bias Employment Complaint
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2018

Several women and the Communications Workers of America have brought an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint against Facebook and


New Jersey Legislature Considering Bill Prohibiting Waiver of Employees’ Rights Under Discrimination Laws
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2018

The New Jersey Legislature is considering a bill with potentially far-reaching implications for employment contracts and agreements resolving


Second Circuit Holds Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Advancing the Circuit Split
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2018

In a recent en banc decision issued on February 26, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act


EEOC Determination: Denial of Transition-Related Health Care Benefits Violates Title VII Rights of Transgender Employees
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2017

In a recent Letter of Determination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") found probable cause to believe an employer violated


New California Workplace Harassment Guide Is Useful Tool for Preventing and Addressing Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

On May 2, 2017, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) issued a Workplace Harassment Guide, which offers recommendations for


Massachusetts Equal Pay Law
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2016

Effective January 1, 2018, Massachusetts' equal pay law will impose new and broad sweeping requirements on employers. At its core, the law prohibits


“Battle-ready” Privacy Shield gets muted welcome from EU data protection authorities
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • July 28 2016

On 26 July, the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (WP29) released a statement outlining its opinion on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, which was


HHS Office of Civil Rights Releases Guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities Using the Minimum Data Set to Facilitate Opportunities to Live in the Most Integrated Setting
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2016

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued new guidance to help long-term care facilities comply


Major Changes To Nondiscrimination Requirements Under ACA Effective Soon: Are Covered Entities Ready?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2016

The HHS Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") published a final rule May 18, 2016, broadening the nondiscrimination requirements applicable to all health


Reminder to New Jersey Employers: Shortening the Law Against Discrimination’s Statute of Limitations is Prohibited
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2016

Employers in New Jersey should be aware that a recent New Jersey Supreme Court decision invalidated a contractual provision that shortened the