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Ford & Harrison LLP | USA | 6 Sep 2016

EEOC Issues New Enforcement Guidance Regarding Retaliation Claims

The EEOC has issued its final Enforcement Guidance regarding retaliation claims. The Enforcement Guidance emphasizes the agency’s

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Ogletree Deakins | USA | 29 Jul 2016

Massachusetts Nearing Enactment of Sweeping Pay Equity Legislation

Continuing a trend, Massachusetts is poised to implement major changes to its equal pay laws. Following the lead of California, New York, and

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Pillsbury | USA | 8 Nov 2011

Law firms representing federal agencies are subject to affirmative action requirements

On October 31, 2011, in Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs v. O'Melveny & Myers LLP, an Administrative Law Judge ("ALJ") held that a law firm's representation of a government agency made it a government contractor subject to the affirmative action requirements of Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act ("VEVRAA").

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Day Pitney LLP | USA | 29 Aug 2011

National Labor Relations Board issues final posting rule

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a final rule on August 25, 2011, effective November 14, 2011, requiring employers to notify employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 27 Apr 2011

Did we really retaliate against a resident because of a prior fair housing complaint? Likely not, but management needs to prove it

The federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) and its various state law counterparts are clear -- a resident or applicant cannot be discriminated against because he or she filed a previous housing discrimination case or otherwise assisted someone in exercising their fair housing rights under the law.

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Epstein Becker Green | USA | 27 Jan 2011

A different house for employees and organized labor

"Job creation and American competitiveness" are the principles hailed by Congressman John Kline as "vital national priorities," as he contemplated the 2011 Republican majority in the House of Representatives and his Chairmanship of the re-named House Education and Workforce Committee (known in the last congressional session as the House Education and Labor Committee).

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Epstein Becker Green | USA | 2 Nov 2010

EEOC plans to target employer use of credit information in hiring and other employment decisions

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") has announced an increased emphasis on pursuing cases involving "systemic discrimination," seeking to challenge practices that it sees as having detrimental implications on a large scale.

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Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 24 Sep 2010

New informal guidance issued on various health reform mandates

On September 20, 2010, new important guidance relating to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA") was issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”).

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Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | USA | 17 Aug 2010

Illinois joins other states in prohibiting employment discrimination based on credit history

Today's downtrodden economy has caused unemployment rates to skyrocket and, consequently, has resulted in a multitude of otherwise fiscally responsible individuals falling behind on their debts and obligations.

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Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd | USA | 16 Aug 2010

New law prohibits some Illinois employers from using credit checks

On Tuesday, August 10, 2010, Governor Quinn signed the Employee Credit Privacy Act (the "Act") into law.

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