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September 25, 2007

The European Union's Second-Highest Court Highlights the Importance of Hiring Outside Counsel

Last week, the European Union (EU) Court of First Instance held that documents exchanged between an in-house

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September 25, 2007

Amendment to the Illinois Human Rights Act Opens the Door to Civil Suits

OverviewGovernor Blagojevich recently signed into law H.B. 1509, an amendment to the Illinois Human Rights

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September 19, 2007

IRS Extends Section 409A Documentation Deadline – Action Still Required By December 31, 2007

On September 10, the IRS released Notice 2007-78 extending the deadline for documentary compliance with

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September 17, 2007

Gentry v. Superior Court: California Supreme Court Sets a High Bar for Enforcing Class Arbitration Waiver Clauses

By a closely-divided 4-3 vote and over a vigorous dissent, the California Supreme Court broke new ground

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September 14, 2007

Accommodating a Muslim Woman's Right to Wear a Headscarf at Work: Recent Court Decisions

In recent years, following the events of September 11, 2001, the EEOC and private attorneys have filed

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September 12, 2007

New EEO-1 Rules

Employers with 100 or more employees (and covered government contractors/subcontractors with 50 or more

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September 12, 2007

DHS "No-Match" Rule on Hold After Federal Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order

The recently issued Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Final Rule regarding employers' obligations

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September 11, 2007

Employers Face New Compliance Challenges As Massachusetts Becomes the 39th State to Enact a Security Breach Notice Law

Misdirected e-mail, lost and stolen laptops, and security flaws in corporate websites, when they expose

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September 10, 2007

Nursing Mothers Now Protected Under New York's Labor Law

Governor Spitzer has signed into law a bill that amends Labor Law section 206 to add Section 206-c, specifically

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September 10, 2007

An Employer's Guide to Employee Leave-Sharing Programs

A popular, and altruistic, employee benefit some employers provide is a leave-sharing program. An employer-sponsored

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