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Can One Workplace Incident Create a Hostile Work Environment?
  • Stark & Stark
  • USA
  • October 17 2017

This seemingly straightforward three-word phrase has vexed employers, in-house counsel, and HR professionals alike when dealing with employee internal

Court Grants New Trial in Sexual Harassment Case Based on Evidence of Other Complaints Against Supervisor
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • October 11 2017

Despite “substantial evidence” supporting a jury’s verdict, a judge may weigh the evidence and set aside the verdict if it is contrary to the clear

Strangers in a strange land
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand
  • October 5 2017

Are expatriate workers in New Zealand protected by local employment law? When an overseas employer has its staff working in New Zealand under their

Words Matter: The Third Circuit Clarifies That a Single Racial Slur in the Workplace May Be Enough to State a Hostile Work Environment Claim.
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2017

Telling African-American employees “that if they had ‘n- rigged’ the fence, they would be fired” may be enough, standing alone, to

California Issues Guidelines for Preventing and Correcting Workplace Harassment
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2017

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) not only prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation, but goes a step farther than

How to Launch an Employment Discrimination, Harassment, Diversity or Affirmative Action Initiative on a Global Scale
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • Global
  • August 14 2017

Equal employment opportunity initiativeshuman resources policies, handbook and Code of Conduct provisions, compliance standards, training modules

Avoiding Claims of Race, Religious, or National Origin Discrimination in the Current Political Climate
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 27 2017

Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that the United States has had a new president for about six months: Mr. Donald J. Trump. Many

The Canadian Human Rights Act gets an update with the addition of “gender identity or expression”
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 21 2017

On June 19, 2017, Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code, received Royal Assent. As a result, “gender

New National Origin Discrimination Regs: FEHC Hears Public Comments
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2017

On July 17, 2017, the California Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) heard public comments on its proposed regulations

Pennsylvania Highest Court Has Spoken: Former Employees Are Not Entitled to Inspect Their Personnel Files
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 3 2017

Since January 6, 2016, almost 18 months ago, in accordance with a decision by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, employers in the state of