On April 1, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced amendments to the state’s fiscal year 2020 budget, which includes, among other things, an amendment to its Election Law entitling employees in New York to three hours of paid time off to vote.
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.
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).
Philadelphia's Fair Workweek Employment Standards Ordinance, effective January 1, 2020, imposes significant hiring, scheduling, and compensation duties on large retail, hospitality and food service businesses.
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.