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|New York Expands Discrimination Protections Against Workplace Gender Bias|
Michael R. Marra, A. Sonu Ray; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
November 2, 2015, previously published on October 29, 2015On October 21, 2015, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a number of bills, which cumulatively expand protections against gender discrimination, sexual harassment, domestic violence, and human trafficking. This comprehensive legislation, which grew out of the governor’s call for a...
|New York City Issues Fair Chance Act Notice Form for Criminal Background Checks|
Gustavo A. Suarez, Aaron Warshaw, Stephen R. Woods; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
November 2, 2015, previously published on October 27, 2015As we previously reported in July and June, New York City recently passed the Fair Chance Act (FCA), which becomes effective on Tuesday, October 27, 2015, and is applicable to criminal background checks.
|NLRB Makes a Mess of the Burns Successorship Analysis and Worker Retention Laws|
Seth D. Kaufman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
October 29, 2015, previously published on October 22, 2015New York City’s Displaced Building Service Workers Protection Act (DBSWPA) is one of numerous local worker retention laws, which apply to various industries in jurisdictions across the country, such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Providence, Rhode Island, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia....
|No Credit, No Problem: NYC’s New Guidance Further Limits Employer Credit Checks|
Gustavo A. Suárez, Aaron Warshaw; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
September 23, 2015, previously published on September 21, 2015As we previously reported, New York City recently passed a law prohibiting employers from requesting or using an individual’s credit history in making employment decisions. On September 3, 2015—the same day that the new law went into effect—the New York City Commission on Human...
|Second Circuit Refines Title VII Pleading Standard|
P. Kramer Rice; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
September 15, 2015, previously published on September 14, 2015The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently remanded a former employee’s racial discrimination lawsuit brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In Littlejohn v. City of New York, No. 14-1395 (August 3, 2015), the court held that the “plausibility” standard for...
|A Reminder for Retailers: Risks Associated With Hiring Third-Party Workers|
Michael R. Marra; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
September 9, 2015, previously published on September 9, 2015As the retail sector grapples with the many challenges of a perpetually evolving economy and an increasingly mobile, independent, and dynamic workforce, it has become common practice for retailers to engage third parties to provide specialized, non-core services. Whether engaged through staffing...