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Dear Littler
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August 30, 2022

Dear Littler: Must we accommodate an employee’s religious views in every instance?

An employee has objected to anti-discrimination and harassment training that includes a module on sexual orientation and gender identity based on her religious beliefs. Must she be accommodated?

Insight
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August 22, 2022

Can Even Stranger Things Still Happen? Florida is Blocked From Enforcing “Stop-WOKE” Law… For Now

Following a series of stops and starts, Florida’s Individual Freedom Act (IFA), or the so-called “Stop-WOKE” law, was partially enjoined on August 18, 2022.

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August 18, 2022

The Fourth Circuit is First to Rule that ADA Protects Gender Dysphoria

On August 16, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a landmark decision, Williams v. Kincaid, finding that the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act protect individuals with gender dysphoria.

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August 9, 2022

Ontario, Canada: HRTO Finds Employee Was Victim of Repeated Acts of Sex Discrimination in Poisoned Work Environment

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently found that the applicant was a victim of discrimination on the basis of sex and that her work environment was poisoned by repeated acts of discrimination and harassment.

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July 29, 2022

Gender Pay Reporting in Ireland – how, when, and (critically) why?

The countdown for new legislation in Ireland requiring large companies to report on differences in pay between men and women has begun, with many Irish employers required to prepare and submit gender pay gap reports in December.

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July 26, 2022

Massachusetts Enacts Law Banning Discrimination Based on Hair Texture and Style

On July 26, 2022, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (“CROWN”) Act that bans discrimination based upon natural and protective hairstyles.

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July 20, 2022

New York State Launches New Hotline for Workplace Sexual Harassment Complaints

Earlier this year, Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law S.812B/A.2035B, which amended the New York State Human Rights Law to require the establishment of a state-wide, toll-free, confidential hotline for complaints of workplace sexual harassment.

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July 19, 2022

Ontario, Canada Appeal Court Affirms Finding that Midwives Were Underpaid Due to Gender Discrimination

The Court of Appeal for Ontario was satisfied with the reasonableness of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario’s finding that the Ministry of Health subjected midwives to pay discrimination on the basis of gender.

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July 14, 2022

EEOC Updates COVID-19 Guidance, Potentially Limiting Employers’ Ability to Screen Employees for COVID-19

On July 12, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission updated its COVID-19 FAQs, with specific emphasis on viral testing, antibody tests, and other issues relating to workplace safety.

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July 13, 2022

Title IX At 50: Expanding Protections for Students and Employees

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), on June 23, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) issued its anticipated proposed rule to amend Title IX’s implementing regulations.

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