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NJ: Amended Discrimination Law Addresses Breastfeeding and Reasonable Accommodation

Posted on January 11, 2018 07:02 PM

New Jersey has amended its discrimination law to cover breastfeeding and require reasonable accommodation for nursing mothers.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws

EEOC Releases Guidance on Workplace Harassment Prevention

Posted on December 13, 2017 03:42 PM

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently issued Promising Practices for Preventing Harassment, a guidance document that features harassment prevention recommendations for employers in four broad categories.

Categories: Discrimination, Human Resources

Is Your Holiday Bonus Program Compliant?

Posted on November 29, 2017 03:08 PM

With the end of the year approaching, many employers are getting ready to hand out holiday bonuses, unaware that these tidings of the season can come wrapped in legal implications.

Categories: Discrimination, Fringe Benefits, Human Resources

California Adds Posting and Sexual Harassment Training Requirements for Certain Employers

Posted on October 24, 2017 06:56 PM

A new law in California adds posting and sexual harassment training requirements for certain employers.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws, Workplace Posters

California Enacts 'Ban the Box' Law

Posted on October 19, 2017 08:36 PM

California has enacted a "ban the box" law, effective January 1, 2018.

Categories: Discrimination, Recruitment and Hiring, State Employment Laws

NYC Releases FAQs on Salary History Prohibition Law

Posted on October 12, 2017 07:05 PM

New York City has released a set of FAQs in anticipation of a new local law that prohibits employers from asking about or relying on salary history during the hiring process.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws

NYC Releases Fact Sheets on Salary History Prohibition Law

Posted on October 4, 2017 02:25 PM

New York City has released a set of fact sheets in anticipation of a new local law that prohibits employers from asking about or relying on salary history during the hiring process.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws

Upcoming EEO-1 Report Will Not Require Pay Data Collection

Posted on August 31, 2017 03:37 PM

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that the upcoming EEO-1 reporting form will notcontain pay data collection information.

Categories: Discrimination, Reporting and Recordkeeping

Illinois Prohibits Employment Discrimination Based on Sincerely Held Religious Practices

Posted on August 22, 2017 03:14 PM

An amended law in Illinois prohibits employment discrimination that requires a person to violate or forgo a sincerely held practice of his or her religion.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws

New Jersey: State Discrimination Law Extends 'Full Protection' to Service in the U.S. Armed Forces

Posted on August 15, 2017 03:25 PM

An amended law in New Jersey extends the "full protection" of the state Law Against Discrimination for service in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws