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EEOC Issues New Guidance on Artificial Intelligence in Recruiting and Employment
June 3, 2022
Over the years, many employers have turned to the use of artificial intelligence tools, dubbed algorithmic decision-making tools by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, for recruiting, hiring and other employment functions because they help employers collect and organize information about applicants and employees through already-existing software.
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Chicago Employers Get Ready: New Harassment and Bystander Training Obligations Among Key Changes to Chicago Human Rights Ordinance
June 3, 2022
On April 27, 2022, the Chicago City Council approved several substantive amendments to the sexual harassment provisions of the Chicago Human Rights Ordinance. The key changes implemented by the City Council are outlined here.
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CMS On Your Radar - Key employment issues worldwide May 2022
May 25, 2022
A dominant theme in this edition of OYR is the war in Ukraine. We hear from our Ukrainian colleagues how labour law has been deregulated during the period of martial law. Further across Europe, we see how the war has had an impact on employment law.
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The EEOC Speaks: Pay Discrimination – Barriers and Suggested Actions
May 25, 2022
In this third (and final) post of our mini-series based on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s pay discrimination article, we’ll take a look at the barriers to pay equity identified by the EEOC and their suggestions for preventing pay discrimination.
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Massachusetts: Are Your Sign-On Bonuses Creating Unintended Liability?
May 17, 2022
Could a sign-on bonus create liability under the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act? Yes, if you aren’t careful.
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What is Web Scraping and Why Should Employers Be Concerned?
May 17, 2022
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled in LinkedIn v. hiQ Labs, Inc. that “web scraping” is likely not illegal and allowed web scraping company hiQ Labs, Inc. to “web scrape” LinkedIn’s website.
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The EEOC Speaks: Pay Discrimination – Intersectionality and Sex-Plus
May 17, 2022
“Intersectionality” or “intersectional discrimination” is a concept the EEOC developed to refer to discrimination arising through the intersection of two or more protected bases, like sex/race, or national origin/religion.
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California Hikes 2023 Minimum Wage
May 16, 2022
We encourage all California employers to review their wage rates to ensure continued compliance with California’s 2023 rates, including reviewing the salary rates of all exempt employees.
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The EEOC Speaks: Pay Discrimination – the EPA v. Title VII
May 11, 2022
A recent Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law article is just chock full of interesting tidbits about pay discrimination – a topic of particular focus for the Biden administration.
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Is the Right to Self-Defense an Exception to Employment-at-Will?
May 5, 2022
In all states but Montana, employment is presumed to be at-will, meaning that either the employer or the employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause or notice.
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Employers May Use a Private Investigator to Validate an Employee’s Use of FMLA Leave
April 28, 2022
While there are plenty of employees who legitimately need and appropriately use Family and Medical Leave Act leave, there are some bad apples out there who abuse FMLA leave, and employers are often frustrated with how to deal with them.
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Could Your Organization Unknowingly be Engaging in Caregiver Discrimination?
April 26, 2022
Employers need to make sure that they are not inadvertently treating caregivers differently based on pre-conceived notions about individuals’ roles in caregiving responsibilities.
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