Seyfarth Synopsis: Each Fiscal Year (“FY”), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) releases data on the number of charges it receives from applicants and employees. This data is noteworthy as it reflects the experiences of the American workforce and how individuals feel they have been treated over the past year. In FY 2022, theContinue Reading Spike in Religious Discrimination Charges Stemming from COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Fuels Increase in EEOC Charges
Seyfarth Synopsis: The EEOC has released technical assistance on preventing workplace harassment in the federal sector. While the guidance does not specifically apply to private employers, it provides important lessons for employers when dealing with workplace harassment and avoiding liability in employment litigation, and insight into how the EEOC views…Continue Reading Government Heal Thyself – Lessons for Private Employers Revealed in EEOC Public Sector Harassment Guidance
Please join us on Wednesday, Apr 18, 2023, for this webinar on Specific Employment Law Updates and Trends in New York and New Jersey. There will be discussion on the following recent trends and updates:
1. Audit trends with respect to the New York…Continue Reading HR FORUM: Specific Employment Law Updates and Trends in New York and New Jersey
The Employment Law Lookout is taking a holiday break this week, but will resume delivering insightful discourse and updates on the day’s most pressing workplace issues next week.
In the meantime, we want to wish all of our readers, contributors, and editors a safe and happy Fourth of July holiday. We hope you are able to spend time with family,…
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Seyfarth Synopsis: Chicago’s amendments to its Human Rights Ordinance – expanding the definition of sexual harassment and implementing new policy and training requirements – go into effect on July 1, 2022. Employers should ensure that they are updating their policies and training plans accordingly.
Seyfarth Synopsis: As previously reported here, on February 22, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed A21, the “New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act” (CREAMMA), which is enabling legislation for the amendment to the New Jersey Constitution making lawful the recreational use of marijuana in the state.
While the new
Seyfarth Synopsis: This special post-election report is brought to you by Seyfarth’s Policy Matters Newsletter. With so much at stake, we have collected the top-of-mind issues to watch as the election results take shape.
The Current State
While the nation hoped for a…
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Just a reminder that until July 30, 2017, voting is open for the American Bar Association’s annual 100 Best Legal Blogs competition, though this year the contest is a “Web 100” and will include websites and social media along with legal blogs. We hope you will cast your vote today to help Seyfarth’s Employment Law Lookout blog get on the…
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By Wan Li
Seyfarth Synopsis: A new Work Permit Policy (Policy) is being implemented in China. The Policy had been initially implemented, from October 2016 to March 2017, through a pilot program in a number of regions including Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, and Shenzhen. Nationwide implementation of the Policy commenced on April 1, 2017.
The Policy consists of two…
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Seyfarth Synopsis: With these new measures applied to employers, it’s recommended that enterprises conduct self-evaluations of their employment law compliance, and remediate any problems as soon as possible.
The Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MHRSS) has launched a new nationwide grading system to evaluate employers’ employment law compliance.
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