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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


Steptoe & Johnson LLP | USA, United Kingdom | 8 Apr 2019

Sexual Orientation Discrimination and Constructive Unfair Dismissal

In this update, we comment on the case of The Governing Body of Tywyn Primary School v. Aplin and why employers should tread carefully before


Dentons | United Kingdom | 4 Apr 2019

Adverse treatment of a gay head teacher found to be constructive dismissal and sexual orientation discrimination

In The Governing Body of Tywyn Primary v. Mr M Aplin UKEAT029817LA the EAT held that the adverse treatment of a gay head teacher amounted to


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


Dentons | USA | 28 Mar 2019

Government proposes to tighten use of NDAs and confidentiality clauses

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and confidentiality clauses have been under scrutiny recently, following the MeToo movement. While many businesses


Ius Laboris | USA, Germany | 27 Mar 2019

Germany - Premium for overtime for part-time employees: less is more?

The German Federal Labour Court has clarified how premiums for overtime for part-time workers should be calculated to avoid discrimination


Ius Laboris | USA | 26 Mar 2019

US - New Jersey's response to MeToo: new law makes non-disclosure agreements for employee harassment and discrimination claims invalid

A legislative amendment implemented in New Jersey means that any agreement in which employees agree to keep details of harassment and discrimination


Bressler, Amery & Ross PC | USA | 26 Mar 2019

NJ Enacts Controversial Law Outlawing NDAs in Discrimination and Harassment Settlements

On March 18, 2019, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a controversial bill banning mandatory nondisclosure clauses in settlement agreements involving


Reliance Law | Belgium | 25 Mar 2019

Is the dismissal of a worker unable to work due to illness (not disability) a discriminatory measure based on the state of health? No, if the dismissal is justified by the need to reorganise the department.

A female worker is dismissed with a payment of compensation in lieu of notice during her inability to work due to burnout. She summons her former


K&L Gates | USA | 25 Mar 2019

New Jersey's Latest METOO Law Goes Beyond Sexual Harassment

New Jersey recently joined a growing number of states limiting the use of non-disclosure agreements when settling claims of sexual harassment - and

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