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April 2, 2019

House of Representatives Passes Paycheck Fairness Act, But its Future is Uncertain

On March 27, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act. Because the issue of pay equity is gaining ground, the bill may be used as a campaign talking point as the next election approaches.

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April 1, 2019

Suffering Fools and Foolish Employment Stories Gladly

You think we’re joking? This April Fools' Day we once again bring you the lighter side of labor and employment news.

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April 1, 2019

Fighting An Age Old Problem in the UK – Acas Issues Guidance Concerning Discrimination Against Elderly Employees

A leading UK advisory body (Acas) recently published new guidance on age discrimination. This update is timely in light of an age discrimination claim brought by a National Health Service employee that caught the public’s attention.

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March 25, 2019

Legislative Update on Proposed Labor and Employment Bills Affecting Connecticut Employers

As we move deeper into the 2019 legislative season, the Connecticut General Assembly is considering several proposed bills in the state House and Senate that—if enacted—would affect employers in significant ways.

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March 21, 2019

New Jersey Poised to Enact First Recreational Marijuana Law Protecting Workers from Adverse Employment Action

Draft legislation limits employer action on off-work marijuana use; penalizes employer consideration of arrests or convictions for marijuana offenses in any jurisdiction.

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March 21, 2019

Facebook Settles Claims Alleging Discriminatory Ad Targeting

On March 19, 2019, Facebook settled several lawsuits brought related to the placement of employment advertisements on its website aimed at selected users based on their age or gender.

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March 20, 2019

In Oklahoma, Medical Use of Marijuana Is OK, But Employers Now Have Enhanced Rights to Act

On March 12, 2019, Oklahoma Governor Stitt signed into law the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Use and Protection Act.

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March 20, 2019

New Jersey Enacts Bill Banning NDAs for Discrimination, Retaliation, and Harassment Claims . . . and Fundamentally Attacking Arbitration Agreements

As expected, on March 18, 2019, Governor Murphy added New Jersey to the growing list of states that have chosen to legislate significant contractual limitations upon an employer’s right to enter into certain nondisclosure agreements (NDAs).

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March 19, 2019

EEOC Portal Opens for EEO-1 Filings With No Word on Employee Compensation

On March 18, 2019, the EEO-1 filing portal opened, allowing employers with 100 or more employees and covered federal contractors with 50 or more employees to begin filing EEO-1 reports.

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March 18, 2019

Minnesota Supreme Court Reverses Course: Employees May Assert Claims Both for Workers’ Compensation Benefits and for Disability Discrimination

The Minnesota Supreme Court in Daniel v. City of Minneapolis overruled itself, and 30 years of precedent, by holding the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Act’s exclusivity provision does not bar disability discrimination claims for the same injury.

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