Topics covered will include:

  • Regulating employee political speech/conduct inside and outside of work
  • Religious accommodations in the workplace in light of recent Supreme Court rulings.
  • Texas’ new Workplace Violence Prevention Act

Speakers

Sachin Bhandari, Vice President, Employee Relations & Occupational Health Associate General Counsel – Labor & Employment, Memorial Hermann Health System
Daniel Birnbaum, Associate, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Valentina

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By Jean M. Wilson and Pamela Q. Devata

Seyfarth Synopsis: On March 14, 2024, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed legislation that would prohibit employers from obtaining or using a true credit report for employment purposes. The proposed law, which includes only limited exceptions, would be one of the most restrictive of its kind in the country. The bill is

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About the Program: As we navigate the ever-evolving business landscape, safeguarding trade secrets has become a critical priority for organizations seeking resilience and success. In this pursuit, Seyfarth is thrilled to extend a special invitation to the third installment of our highly acclaimed 2024 Trade Secrets Webinar series.

In this webinar, our trade secret presenters, Justin Beyer, Joshua

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About the Program: Today’s polarized environment presents many challenges for employers.  One such challenge is how to respond to reports of employees’ off-duty conduct.  Off-duty conduct – particularly when captured or reported online — may affect the workplace and other employees, threaten the company’s reputation, or alienate customers or investors.  A labyrinth of state off-duty conduct laws, social media

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By Kristie Iacopetta and Annette Tyman

Seyfarth Synopsis:  On January 12th, the District of Columbia’s Mayor signed legislation requiring employers to disclose salary ranges in all job listings and position descriptions advertised. Under the Act, employers will also be required to disclose to applicants, prior to an interview, any healthcare benefits they may receive.  Employers are also prohibited

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By Kristina Launey and John W. Egan

Seyfarth Synopsis: Recent guidance from the EEOC on federal agencies’ disability accommodation obligations contain insights for private employers as well.

The EEOC recently published an article, Providing an Accessible Workplace, which while directed at federal agencies also includes important guidance for private employers as well.  As the nation’s largest employer, the federal

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By John W. EganJulia N. Sarnoff and Minh N. Vu

Seyfarth Synopsis: The W3C recently adopted Version 2.2 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) which adds nine new success criteria for digital accessibility.

On October 5, 2023, the Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) issued Version 2.2 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).  Version 2.2 is the third

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Please Join Us On Tuesday, December 5, 2023
8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Breakfast and

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Program

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
233 S Wacker Drive, Suite 8000|
Chicago, IL 60606

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About the Program With 2023 coming to a close, it is time to check-in on the end of year and be ready to diagnose what
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By Sara Eber Fowler, Gillian B. Lepore, Adam J. Rongo, and Joshua D. Seidman

What You Need To Know:

  • On November 9, 2023, the Chicago City Council passed a brand new “Chicago Paid Leave and Paid Sick and Safe Leave Ordinance” (the “Ordinance”). The Ordinance is effective December 31, 2023, and will replace the current Chicago Paid
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By John T. Ayers-Mann and Jennifer Mora

Seyfarth Synopsis: On October 30, 2023, the Biden Administration issued a sweeping order on artificial intelligence. Among its numerous provisions, the Order touches on several issues of interest to employers. For employers with labor-related concerns in particular, the most significant provision could be the impact of the provisions relating to surveillance of workers.

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