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July 22, 2020

A Return to Workplace Civility: The NLRB Adopts the Wright Line Burden-Shifting Approach to Section 7 Speech

During a pandemic, protests, and a polarized election season, employers have walked an ever-increasingly fine line between protecting employee speech in the workplace and enforcing rules on workplace conduct.

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July 21, 2020

“Who Was that (Un)masked Man?” Does the Law Protect Employees and Guests Against Wearing Face Coverings?

What is an employer to do when an employee refuses to wear a face covering? What can an operator of a place of public accommodation do when a guest ignores the sign mandating face coverings?

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July 13, 2020

Long-Awaited Guidance on Illinois Department of Human Rights Employer Reporting Requirement Released

The Illinois Department of Human Rights has released guidance on new reporting requirements under the amended Illinois Human Rights Act.

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July 10, 2020

High Court Declines to Resolve Circuit Split on Whether Prior Salary is “A Factor Other Than Sex” that Can Justify a Pay Disparity Under the Federal Equal Pay Act

On July 2, 2020, the Supreme Court declined to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Rizo v. Yovino. The question for review whether prior salary is a “factor other than sex” that can justify a pay disparity under the federal Equal Pay Act.

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July 10, 2020

Navigating Limitations for Employer’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

Despite best intentions, employers may be unknowingly setting themselves up for future lawsuits by improperly broadening diversity and inclusion initiatives.

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July 7, 2020

Labor and Employment Rulemaking Prominent in Spring 2020 Regulatory Agenda

The federal government recently released its unified federal regulatory agenda–the document that outlines regulatory and deregulatory actions agencies expect to take in coming months. Issues involving labor and employment featured prominently on the list.

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July 7, 2020

New San Francisco Emergency Ordinance Requires Layoff Notices, Reemployment Rights and Reasonable Accommodation for Eligible Workers

San Francisco has enacted an emergency ordinance that requires certain employers to provide written notice when layoffs occur, grants reemployment rights, and prohibits discrimination against employees who experience a family care hardship.

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July 6, 2020

New Virginia Wage and Hour and Pregnancy Discrimination/Accommodation Laws Effective July 1, 2020 Significantly Expand Employees’ Rights

This article addresses several pieces of legislation enacted by the Commonwealth’s Democratic “trifecta” that employers should have on their near-term radar screen.

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June 29, 2020

Canada: New Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations for Federally-Regulated Work Places Come into Force January 1, 2021

On June 24, 2020, the federal government published regulations that federally-regulated employers must follow to investigate, record, report, prevent and provide training with respect to work place harassment and violence, including sexual harassment.

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