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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 22 Apr 2019

SCOTUS To Rule On Whether Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity Discrimination

On April 22, 2019, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in a trio of cases challenging the scope of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 16 Apr 2019

New York City Council Passes Legislation Banning Marijuana Testing of Job Applicants

On April 9, 2019, New York’s City Council passed legislation, available here, which will prohibit employers from requiring prospective employees to

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 28 Mar 2019

Did New Jersey Just Try to Ban Employment Arbitration Agreements?

On March 18, 2018, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) was amended to prohibit prospective waivers of substantive and procedural rights

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 1 Mar 2019

New Dos and Don’ts: New York City Bans Discrimination Based On Hairstyle

On February 18, 2019, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (the “NYCCHR”) released new

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 12 Feb 2019

California Supreme Court Announces a Win for Payroll Outsourcing Industry

Last week, the California State Supreme Court struck a decisive victory in favor of payroll companies, issuing a unanimous opinion that an employee

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 19 Nov 2018

MeToo Changes the Face of Sexual Harassment Litigation for Employers

With the rise of the MeToo movement, companies have been forced to re-examine how they litigate and settle allegations of sexual harassment in the

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 19 Apr 2018

Title VII In Transition? Texas Federal Court Rules That Anti-Discrimination Statute Protects Transgender Individuals

In a landmark ruling, a federal court judge in Texas issued an opinion holdingunequivocallythat Title VII protects transgender individuals from

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 17 Apr 2018

Sex Discrimination Liability, Says First Circuit

In Franchina v. City of Providence, 2018 WL 550511, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 1919 (1st Cir., Jan. 25, 2018), the First Circuit offered no sympathy to the

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 1 Feb 2018

Obese Employees May Be Protected Under FEHA

In December 2017, the California Court of Appeal published a decision confirming obesity is a protected disability in California if it has a

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 30 Nov 2017

An EC Communication on SEPs - Not More Not Less

After considerable preparations and consultation the European Commission has on 29 November 2017 issued a Communication “setting out the EU

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