• 06.26.23

    EEOC Takes On Title VII and AI

    Adding to the growing commentary on artificial intelligence (AI) in the employment context, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a technical assistance document.

  • 06.26.23

    The NLRB Recently Takes Bold Action

    NLRB General Counsel Cites Top Five Problems With Noncompetes Under the National Labor Relations Act

  • 06.26.23

    New State, Local Laws Address Height, Weight, Marijuana and Noncompetes

    State and local employment laws are changing around the country, from a new measure in New York City prohibiting discrimination based on height and weight to protections enacted in Washington for off-duty marijuana use to a ban on almost all noncompete agreements in Minnesota.

  • 05.23.23

    DOJ’s Losing Record on No-Poach, Wage-Fixing Continues

    After launching an initiative to combat no-poaching and wage-fixing agreements, the Department of Justice has racked up zero victories in its criminal prosecutions to date, including a recent loss in Connecticut.

  • 05.23.23

    AI Gets Attention From Federal Agencies

    In a joint statement, the FTC, CFPB, DOJ and EEOC expressed concern about the potential for unlawful discrimination by AI systems and asserted their enforcement authority over civil rights, nondiscrimination, fair competition and consumer protection as they apply to AI.

  • 05.23.23

    Seventh Circuit Takes On Religious Discrimination

    The Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed summary judgment in favor of an employer in a religious discrimination case involving a teacher who refused to call transgender students by their chosen names.

  • 05.23.23

    California Lawmakers Consider Employment Bills

    The California Legislature has a record number of proposed bills under consideration, including several employment-related proposals that employers should be cognizant of.

  • 05.11.23

    California Supreme Court Hears Employment Case That May Limit Viking River SCOTUS Opinion

    This week, California’s Supreme Court heard oral argument in Adolph v. Uber Technologies Inc., No. S274671, a case in which the Court is poised to decide whether it will, in effect, overrule part of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision limiting workers’ rights under California’s ...

  • 05.01.23

    Federal Agency Updates From NLRB, CFPB and FTC

    Federal agencies have been busy with employment-related issues recently, with the National Labor Relations Board and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announcing an alliance to address employer surveillance, the Federal Trade Commission taking another action challenging an employer’s ...

  • 05.01.23

    New Federal Laws Protect Pregnant, Breastfeeding Workers

    Pregnant and breastfeeding workers will soon have additional rights under two new federal laws, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act.



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