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Vedder Price PC | USA | 15 Apr 2019

New York’s Continued Commitment to Eradicating Discrimination and Inequality in the Workplace

New York City and New York State government officials and administrative agencies have been extremely busy during the first quarter of 2019 with vari


Vedder Price PC | USA | 12 Apr 2019

New Jersey Prohibits Nondisclosure Agreements and Waivers of Rights in Connection with Discrimination, Retaliation or Harassment Claims

In response to the increased attention on sexual harassment claims and settlements, New Jersey has enacted new legislation (New Jersey Senate Bill 121


Vedder Price PC | USA | 1 Jun 2017

Seventh Circuit Issues Groundbreaking Decision: Holds That Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Sex Discrimination Under Title VII

On April 4, 2017, a full en banc panel of the Seventh Circuit held in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College (Case No. 15-1720) that sexual orientation


Vedder Price PC | USA | 1 Jun 2017

Oops, He (or She) Did It Again! Implementing a Best-In-Class Harassment-Free Workplace Program to Help Your Company Stay Out of the Headlines

Sex sells. And draws clicks, too, on Facebook, Twitter or the countless other sites people visit to get their news. Whether it was the salacious


Vedder Price PC | USA | 7 Dec 2016

OSHA Whistleblower Update: The Curious Case of the Expanding Agency

Did you know that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces and investigates claims under 22 different federal whistleblower


Vedder Price PC | USA, European Union | 3 Aug 2016

Time to Raise Your Shield: The New EU-U.S. Framework Is Here

After nine months of intense negotiations and uncertainty, and despite ongoing criticisms from powerful data protection regulators, the new EU-U.S


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 | 19 Apr 2016

Did the Banking Regulators Cite Hundreds of Violations in Error?

Perhaps no provision of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974 ("ECOA") has been as contentious as that relating to spousal guarantees. To a


Vedder Price PC | USA | 3 Mar 2016

California Corner: Things You Need to Know in 2016

With the new year underway, California employers are no doubt busy reviewing their policies to keep up with the state's new labor and employment laws


Vedder Price PC | USA | 3 Mar 2016

Gender Identity Discrimination Claims on the Rise at State and Federal Levels

While gender identity is not expressly protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, an increasing number of states, cities and counties

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