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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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July 6, 2022

Upcoming Changes to NIH Harassment and Hostile Work Environment Reporting Requirements

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) requires recipient institutions—i.e., any entity receiving funding from the NIH—to have policies that foster a harassment-free environment.

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July 5, 2022

Non-Disparagement Provisions Not Barred by NJLAD’s #MeToo Amendments, For Now

A recent New Jersey appellate division case confronted the question of whether the NJLAD, as amended in 2019, prohibits certain terms in non-disparagement provisions, and concluded it does not.

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June 28, 2022

Down But Not Out: U.S. District Court Denies Preliminary Injunction Against Florida “Stop-WOKE” Law

On June 27, 2022, a Florida district court denied a request to enjoin the provisions of Florida HB 7, the so-called “Stop-WOKE” law, which dramatically limit what and how employers can communicate to employees in workplace DEI training.

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June 27, 2022

Ontario, Canada: Arbitrator Decides Employer Discriminated on Basis of Creed in Denying Request for Vaccine Policy Exemption

In a recent decision an arbitrator found that the grievor was discriminated against on the basis of creed under the Ontario Human Rights Code when her employer denied her request for an exemption from its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.

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