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Maine Releases Sexual Harassment Training Checklist

Posted on April 18, 2018 08:55 PM

Maine has released a sexual harassment training checklist, which certain employers must use to develop a sexual harassment training program.

Categories: Discrimination, Reporting and Recordkeeping, State Employment Laws

NY: Employers Required to Adopt Sexual Harassment Policy and Training Program

Posted on April 17, 2018 03:45 PM

A new law requires employers in New York to adopt a sexual harassment policy and training program that meet certain standards.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws

Reminder: 2017 EEO-1 Report Due March 31, 2018

Posted on March 19, 2018 05:25 PM

Certain employers must submit their 2017 EEO-1 reports to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) no later than March 31, 2018.

Categories: Discrimination, Human Resources, Reporting and Recordkeeping

Washington Passes 'Ban the Box' Law

Posted on March 16, 2018 02:01 PM

Washington has passed a "Ban the Box" law. The law is expected to take effect on June 7, 2018.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws

Massachusetts Issues Guidance and Questions and Answers on Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Posted on March 13, 2018 06:57 PM

Massachusetts has issued guidance and Q&As on its Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which takes effect April 1, 2018.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws

Massachusetts Issues Guidance on Amended Equal Pay Law

Posted on March 8, 2018 06:05 PM

Massachusetts has issued new guidance regarding its amended equal pay law.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws

NYC: Amended Law Requires Cooperative Dialogue with Individuals Who May Be Entitled to Reasonable Accommodation

Posted on January 25, 2018 04:33 PM

New York City has amended its Human Rights Law to require covered employers to engage in a cooperative dialogue with individuals who may be entitled to reasonable accommodation.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws

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