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OFCCP Issues Revised Sex Discrimination Rules

On June 16, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Jo Bennett On Tuesday, the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) finalized revisions to its sex discrimination rules, bringing them in line with current Title VII jurisprudence. The current rules were written in 1970, and do not reflect sex discrimination principles that have evolved over […]

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Employers Cannot Shorten Time Frame to Bring Claims Under N.J. LAD

On June 16, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Emily J. Hanlon In a decision issued yesterday in Rodriguez v. Raymours Furniture Company, the Supreme Court of New Jersey ruled that provisions in employment agreements shortening the limitations period for bringing claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) are unenforceable. At issue in the trial court […]

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New York City Commission on Human Rights Publishes Legal Enforcement Guidance on Discrimination on the Basis of Pregnancy

On May 10, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner The New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) is New York City’s local law that prohibits discrimination in employment, public accommodations and housing. The New York City Commission on Human Rights (“Commission”) has authority to enforce the NYCHRL, which applies to employers with four (4) or […]

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Wolf Signs Sexual Orientation Non-Discrimination Orders

On April 11, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Karen Baillie On April 7, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed two executive orders barring discrimination against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Executive Order 2016-04 prohibits government agencies from discriminating against employees or employment applicants on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union […]

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