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Insight
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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.

Insight
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May 20, 2022

Chicago Updates its Anti-Harassment Law

On April 27, 2022, the Chicago City Council amended the city’s sexual harassment ordinance with the express purpose of promoting zero tolerance of violence and harassment in the workplace.

ASAP
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April 26, 2022

First Lawsuit Against Florida’s “Stop WOKE” Bill Filed

Five individuals, including a consultant who provides diversity, equity & inclusion (DE&I) training to employers, have filed a lawsuit seeking a preliminary injunction against Florida’s “Stop WOKE” Act.

ASAP
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April 22, 2022

Florida Limits Permissible Workplace Training on Diversity, Implicit Bias, and Systemic Racism

On April 22, 2022, Florida enacted so-called “anti-woke” legislation, amending the Florida Civil Rights Act and potentially limiting the ability of employers to include discussions of “implicit bias” or systemic racism in workplace training.

ASAP
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September 24, 2021

New York Updates Its Model HERO Act Plan Regarding Face Covering Requirements

On September 23, 2021, the New York State Department of Labor updated its requirements for face coverings contained in its model airborne infectious disease exposure prevention plan.

Littler Report
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March 30, 2021

Inaugural Report of Littler’s Global Workplace Transformation Initiative

A primary goal of this Report is to highlight the myriad and overlapping labor and employment issues that arise as the workplace transforms, and the imperative that successful solutions will require significant cross-disciplinary collaboration.

ASAP
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March 1, 2021

OSHA Proposes Changes to Align Hazard Communication Standard with GHS Revision 7

On February 16, 2021, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking to update its Hazard Communication Standard.

Insight
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December 23, 2020

District of Columbia Imposes Significant Restrictions on the Hospitality Industry

The District of Columbia Council has passed several pieces of legislation that impose significant obligations on D.C. employers, particularly those in the hospitality industry.

ASAP
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November 10, 2020

Oregon OSHA Issues Sweeping Temporary COVID-19 Safety Rules for Employers

On Friday, November 6, the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OR-OSHA) released the final Temporary Rule Addressing COVID-19 Workplace Risks.

ASAP
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October 12, 2020

California Acute Care Hospitals Must Reimburse Training Costs

Assembly Bill 2855, recently signed into law by Governor Newsom, will require that acute care hospitals in California reimburse employees and job applicants for certain training costs.

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