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Sep
12
2018
Insight

Sixth Circuit Provides Expansive Due Process Rights in Title IX Cases

The 6th Circuit recently held that in conducting Title IX investigations, colleges and universities must provide parties an opportunity to cross-examine witnesses in the presence of a neutral fact-finder in cases hinging on witness credibility.

Jun
20
2018
Podcast

Investigations in the #MeToo Environment: The Importance of Planning Before A Harassment Complaint

Jennifer Youpa and Kevin O’Neill discuss the need for employers to plan various investigatory protocols well ahead of any complaints.

Mar
13
2018
Insight

Sixth Circuit Clarifies Discrimination Pleading Burden and Liability Related to Title IX Sexual Misconduct Investigations

A recent 6th Circuit decision provides both comfort and caution for universities facing claims of discrimination or bias in the conduct of their disciplinary proceedings relating to sexual misconduct.

Aug
25
2017
ASAP

NAIS and TABS Release Their First Task Force Report on Addressing Educator Sexual Misconduct

On August 22, 2017, the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) released their first joint report on sexual misconduct in independent schools.

Apr
3
2017
Insight

What Can You Say? D.C. Circuit Speaks on Employee Confidentiality

In a ruling that affects both union and non-union employers, the D.C. Circuit recently held in Banner Health System v. NLRB that employers may not prohibit employees from discussing information related to employees’ salaries and discipline.

Jan
17
2017
Insight

The U.S. Issues a National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct

On December 16, 2016, the United States launched a National Action Plan (the “U.S. NAP”) on Responsible Business Conduct.

Sep
6
2016
Podcast

Conducting Internal Workplace Investigations – Are You Prepared?

Having an effective and consistent investigation process can play an important role in a…

Sep
1
2016
Insight

Taking a Closer Look at the New Federal Contractor "Blacklisting" Obligations

The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council recently published its highly anticipated Final Rule regarding the so-called "blacklisting" procedures for federal contractors. What does this mean for employers?

Jun
22
2016
Insight

Supreme Court Endorses FCA Implied False Certification Theory of Liability with Limitations

In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that the “implied false certification theory” is a viable theory of liability under the False Claims Act.

Apr
4
2016
Insight

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Ranks Large Companies' Human Rights Performance

In March 2016, the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark published its “Pilot Methodology,” revealing plans for a publicly available, comparative, year-on-year “snapshot” of the human rights performance of the largest 500 companies.

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