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April 26, 2018

Washington State Legislature Responds to the #MeToo Movement

Washington has adopted four new laws addressing workplace harassment and discrimination.

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April 13, 2018

New York State and City Expand Anti-Harassment Requirements for Employers

Both the New York State Legislature and the New York City Council recently adopted new legislation targeting sex discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace.

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January 9, 2018

Lawmakers Take Aim: Will #MeToo Curb Nondisclosure or Arbitration Agreements?

In the wake of #MeToo, federal and state lawmakers are searching for new ways to complement existing antidiscrimination laws and help eliminate harassment.

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October 13, 2017

California Will Require Small Businesses to Provide 12 Weeks of Unpaid, Protected Leave for Baby Bonding Purposes

On October 12, 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the New Parent Leave Act (SB 63) into law, requiring employers with at least 20 employees to provide employees with 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected parental bonding leave.

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July 25, 2017

New York State Appellate Court Finds Arbitration Agreement Requiring Employees to Bring Claims Individually Violates The National Labor Relations Act

A New York appellate court recently found that an arbitration agreement requiring employees to bring claims individually and barring an employee’s participation in class and collective actions violated the employees’ right to engage in concerted activity.

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May 18, 2017

Supreme Court Emphatically Defends Arbitration Agreements from State Interference

On May 15, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court reiterated the principle that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) requires states to treat arbitration agreements just as they treat other types of contracts.

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March 27, 2017

President Signs Resolution to Undo "Blacklisting" Rule

On March 27, 2017, President Trump signed a joint resolution of disapproval (H.J. Res. 37) to block the rule implementing Executive Order 13,673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, otherwise known as the "blacklisting" rule.

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February 5, 2017

NLRB's General Counsel Issues Memo on Arbitration Issue Pending at Supreme Court

As a result of the Supreme Court’s recent decision to address whether class and collective action waivers are lawful in an arbitration agreement, many employers have asked whether similar pending cases will be held in abeyance.

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January 13, 2017

Supreme Court Will Review Three Cases Involving the Lawfulness of Class and Collective Action Waivers

On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in three cases involving the lawfulness of class and collective action waivers in arbitration agreements.

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November 9, 2016

With the Election (Mercifully) Behind Us, What Will a Trump Administration Mean for Employers?

The 2016 Presidential election was arguably the most contentious, unpredictable, and politically polarizing race in this nation's history. What will a Trump win mean for employers?

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