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|EEOC: Title VII Prohibits Employment Discrimination Based on Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation|
Paul A. Patten, Michelle E. Phillips; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 21, 2016The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has stated definitively that it interprets, and will enforce accordingly, the Civil Right Act’s Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination as encompassing employment discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. Employers...
|Nevada Confirms Its Restrictive Covenant Law, But Rejects Blue Penciling|
Deverie J. Christensen, Lisa A. McClane, Paul T. Trimmer, Elayna J. Youchah; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 26, 2016In the first decision to reach the Nevada Supreme Court on whether state district courts may modify or “blue pencil” non-competition agreements, the high court has concluded that doing so would violate Nevada law. Golden Road Motor Inn Inc. d/b/a Atlantis Casino Resort Spa v. Islam, 132...
|Cleveland Law Allows Transgender Employees to Use Restroom Associated With Gender Identity|
Stephen R. Beiting, Michelle E. Phillips; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 27, 2016Companies in Cleveland, Ohio, now must permit transgender employees and patrons to use the bathrooms, showers, locker rooms, and dressing facilities associated with the individual’s gender identity or expression.
|EEOC to Publish Update to EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Proposal |
K. Joy Chin, Stephanie E. Lewis, Laura A. Mitchell, Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
August 2, 2016, previously published on July 13, 2016The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released an update with revisions to its proposed EEO-1 pay data collection report. The proposal would have employers with at least 100 employees submitting to the EEOC all employees’ W-2 earnings data and actual hours worked beginning with the...
|Overruling Precedent, NLRB Holds Bargaining Units of Jointly and Solely Employed Employees May Elect Union Representative Absent Consent of Their Employers|
Stephen R. Beiting, Howard M. Bloom, Philip B. Rosen, James M. Stone; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
August 2, 2016, previously published on July 13, 2016In a departure from more than a decade-long precedent, the National Labor Relations Board has held that Board-conducted representation elections in bargaining units combining employees who are (a) jointly employed by a user employer and supplier employer and (b) solely employed by the user employer...
|Compliance Date Nears for OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Anti-Retaliation Rule|
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 2016Employers must ensure they are in compliance with the anti-retaliation provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new electronic recordkeeping and reporting rule by August 10, 2016. The rest of the new regulation requiring certain employers to submit injury and illness...
|Mine Operators Face Conundrum over MSHA’s RFI on Diesel Exhaust|
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 5, 2016The mining industry faces a conundrum over the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s Request for Information (RFI) for industry data and experiences accumulated by underground mine operators over the past 15 years. MSHA’s diesel particulate matter (DPM) rules require operators to...
|NLRB Regional Directors’ Formal Unfair Labor Practices Complaints to be Reported to Federal Database|
Daniel V. Duff, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 8, 2016The National Labor Relations Board has stated that it will report to a federal database all unfair labor practice complaints issued by its Regional Directors beginning July 1, 2016, in order to comply with “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order 13673 (which has been called the...
|Philadelphia Ordinance Restricting Credit Checks on Job Applicants, Employees Effective July 7|
Andrew D. La Fiura, Timothy M. McCarthy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 5, 2016Effective July 7, 2016, a new City of Philadelphia ordinance will restrict the use of credit checks and credit-related information. With certain exemptions, the ordinance prohibits covered employers in Philadelphia from discriminating against job applicants and employees because of negative credit...
|Construction Contractor Faces Manslaughter Charge in Worker’s Death|
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 19, 2016, previously published on June 28, 2016A New York man and two construction companies he owns have been indicted on manslaughter and other charges in the death of an employee who plunged six stories to his death after allegedly being directed to perform work without fall protection.