The OFCCP has issued a final rule that will implement President Obama's Executive Order 13672, which will prohibit federal contractors from discriminating against employees and applicants based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The District of Columbia passed the Protecting Pregnant Workers Fairness Act of 2014, which requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees whose ability to perform their job is limited by pregnancy, childbirth, a related medical condition or breastfeeding.
Eleven sections of the Employment Law Manual have been updated to reflect the recent passage of two new ordinances in San Francisco that, once signed by the city's mayor, would establish significant new rules for chain stores.
New York is not quite California when it comes to employment law, but the Empire State has taken steps in that direction the past year with many new developments affecting employers. On this podcast, New York City employment attorney Jason Habinsky, of Haynes & Boone, examines the changes at both the state and local level.
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