Two new laws from the New York City Council will place compliance obligations on employers operating in the Big Apple.
A pair of costly settlements in the hospitality industry - one for $1 million, and the other for $690,000 - highlight the risks to employers that fail to take proactive steps to prevent and correct sexual harassment.
An employee who experiences ongoing symptoms attributable to COVID-19 such as headaches, dizziness and brain fog may have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said.
Facebook will pay a civil penalty of $4.75 million and pay up to $9.5 million to eligible victims of its alleged discrimination - the largest fine and monetary award ever recovered in the 35-year history of the Immigration and Nationality Act's anti-discrimination provisions.
New Jersey has eliminated an exception to its Law Against Discrimination by providing new protections for employees over age 70.
Activision Blizzard will pay $18 million and take other actions to settle sexual discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims.
The EEOC claims that an employer discriminated by firing an employee with a disability for requesting a remote work arrangement in a lawsuit that is likely only the opening salvo on this issue.
A supervisor's favoritism for a romantic partner in employment decisions does not constitute sex discrimination, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has held.
An Illinois appellate court has ruled in favor of a transgender employee who was denied the use of the women's restroom.
A federal jury in Florida has awarded $500,000 in punitive damages for sex discrimination to a female sales manager at a Harley-Davidson dealership who was allegedly denied promotion to a general manager role because of her gender.
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