On July 10, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation significantly expanding the protections of New York’s Pay Equity Law, and imposing a ban on inquiries into an applicant’s salary history.
The United Kingdom Court of Appeal recently held that it is not discriminatory for enhanced shared parental leave pay (mostly claimed by men) to be paid by employers at a lower rate than enhanced maternity leave pay (claimed by women).
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued proposed regulations interpreting the anti-discrimination provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), changing prior interpretations that prohibit discrimination based on gender identity.
The NLRB has adopted a new standard that applies to an employer’s anticipatory withdrawal of union recognition, and set forth a new framework for determining whether a union has reacquired majority status.
Now that the 2018 EEO-1 Component 1 filing deadline has passed, employers have been anxiously awaiting additional information on the requirements for filing 2017 and 2018 Component 2 compensation data due September 30, 2019.
The National Labor Relations Board recently held that an employer could rely on a decertification petition to withdraw recognition from a union, even though it committed an unfair labor practice by promoting the employee responsible for the petition.