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|New Laws Define Independent Contractor Status in Arizona|
Jeffrey A. Bernick, Monica M. Ryden; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 1, 2016Effective on August 6, 2016, Arizona law on employment relationships will allow employers contracting with an independent contractor to prove the existence of such a relationship by having the independent contractor sign a declaration. Under the new law, the execution of a declaration creates a...
|Next Stop for Pokémon GO: Regulation & Litigation?|
Jason C. Gavejian, Jeffrey M. Schlossberg; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 1, 2016The Pokémon GO craze has taken the world by storm, with estimated downloads of the digital game topping more than 75 million since the program became available on July 6. Apple has confirmed that it was the most downloaded app ever in its first week of availability.
|Massachusetts Prepares to Toughen Pay Equity Requirements|
Brian E. Lewis, Jennifer L. Seda, Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
August 10, 2016, previously published on July 29, 2016The Massachusetts legislature has passed a bill to amend the state’s Equal Pay Act that would impose more rigorous equal pay obligations on employers by prohibiting certain conduct. Both house of the legislature (Senate and House of Representatives) passed the bill unanimously in July. The...
|Groundhog Day for Massachusetts Non-Compete Reform|
Shawn N. Butte, Sarah B. Herlihy, Erik J. Winton; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 1, 2016Once again, the Massachusetts legislature was unable to agree on non-compete reform legislation by the July 31, 2016, end of the current legislative session. The House and Senate had passed versions of non-compete reform that differed on key provisions. At the end of the session, however, the House...
|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.
|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...
|EEOC Burnishes Systemic Successes and Intentions|
Kristin L. Bauer, F. Christopher Chrisbens, Paul A. Patten, Jennifer L. Seda; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 18, 2016Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chair Jenny R. Yang has issued a report on the EEOC’s Systemic Discrimination efforts over the last 10 years. The Report contains insights on the type of employer vulnerabilities the EEOC exploits and the agency’s aims for growth in new areas.
|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...
|Proof of Workplace Injury Not Required for Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Claim in Ohio|
Patrick O. Peters, James M. Stone; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 26, 2016Proof of a workplace injury is not required to state a prima facie claim of retaliatory discharge under Ohio’s workers’ compensation statute, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled, resolving a split among the Ohio Courts of Appeal. Onderko v. Sierra Lobo, Inc., Slip Opinion No....
|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...