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HTMLReminder: New York Interns Are Now Protected Under Both the State and City Human Rights Laws
Lisa M. Lewis, Jonathan Sokolowski; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 11, 2014
Following New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio’s endorsement of an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) extending the statute’s anti-discrimination and harassment protections to interns earlier this year, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed...

 

HTMLEmployers Receive Greater Protection under 4th Circuit: Two Free Slurs Rule
Wong Fleming;
Presentation
September 25, 2014, previously published by The Gavel - Wong Fleming The Gavel, Diverse Viewpoints in the Law on Spring 2014
What defines a hostile work environment has been and remains to be a formidable line neither employer nor employee wishes to touch let alone cross

 

HTMLOCR Issues Guidance on HIPAA and Same-Sex Marriage
Kimberly J. Gold; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 22, 2014
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) released guidance last Wednesday to help covered entities and business associates understand the privacy implications of the 2013 Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor...

 

HTMLThe Equal Credit Opportunity Act - a Sword and a Shield?
Jessica K. Burr; Spilman Thomas Battle PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 17, 2014
The year was 1974 and, on the heels of the civil rights movement, was a time when the country maintained its heightened awareness of equality and discrimination. This was the year that the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) became law as part of the federal Consumer Credit Protection Act. Its...

 

HTMLOntario Human Rights Commissions Releases New Policy on Protecting Those with Psychosocial Disabilities
Barbara Walker-Renshaw, Melanie Warner, Wendy Whelan; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 11, 2014
On June 18, 2014, The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released its new Policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions (the “Policy”). The Policy builds on the OHRC’s Policy and guidelines on disability and the duty to accommodate,...

 

HTMLOntario Human Rights Tribunal Rules Atheism Is Included In The Meaning Of “Creed”
Stephanie Young; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 5, 2014
In R.C. v. District School Board of Niagara, 2013 HRTO 1382, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (the “HRTO”) was asked to determine if a policy of the District School Board of Niagara (the “Board”) discriminated against R.C. and S.C., the Applicants, on the basis of creed....

 

HTMLOntario Human Rights Commissions Releases New Policy on Protecting Those with Psychosocial Disabilities
Barbara Walker-Renshaw, Melanie Warner, Wendy Whelan; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 15, 2014, previously published on September 11, 2014
On June 18, 2014, The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released its new Policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions (the “Policy”). The Policy builds on the OHRC’s Policy and guidelines on disability and the duty to accommodate, and...

 

HTMLHuman Rights Tribunal Asks Complainant to Pay Respondent’s Legal Costs
Maggie Campbell; Davis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 27, 2014
On August 15, 2014, the BC Human Rights Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) released its decision in Ma v. Dr. Iain G.M. Cleator and another, 2014 BCHRT 180 (“Cleator”), where it ordered the complainant to pay a portion of the respondent’s costs. In doing so, the Tribunal sent a...

 

HTMLBest Practices to Follow When Creating or Revising an Employee Handbook
Melissa J. Jackson; Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 22, 2014, previously published on August 12, 2014
An employee handbook is one of the most important tools employers have to communicate with employees about important workplace issues and can serve as an excellent defense to claims. While many employers have handbooks, the creation of a handbook is too often seen as a one-time event, as opposed to...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Governor Christie Signs Ban the Box Law
Mark Diana, Steven J. Luckner, Jocelyn A. Merced, Evan J. Shenkman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 12, 2014
On August 11, 2014, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law “The Opportunity to Compete Act”—also referred to as the “ban the box” law—adding New Jersey to the growing list of states where employers are prohibited from asking criminal conviction...

 


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