The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) released enforcement guidance on Monday, February 18, 2019, defining discrimination based on natural hair and hairstyles as a subset of race discrimination.
As a proposed Privacy Bill works its way through the New Zealand Parliament, key changes aim to strengthen the protection of confidential and personal information. The Bill is intended to modernize privacy regulations and adopt provisions from the GDPR.
Japan recently made significant revisions to its labor laws. Most of the amendments take effect in April 2019. Employers that have operations in Japan need to take immediate action to comply with the new requirements.
Although many HR professionals in the United Kingdom who deal with disability discrimination issues are all too familiar with the legal definition of a “disability” in the Equality Act 2010, many are unaware of the various exclusions to that definition.