March 2022 E-Update

Click here to view entire E-Update as a PDF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS Do You Care? The EEOC Offers Guidance on Caregiver Discrimination and COVID-19 “Caregivers” (e.g. individuals who care for other family members) are not technically a protected class under current federal antidiscrimination law, but the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has […]

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February 2022 E-Update

Click here to view entire E-Update as a PDF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS Federal Task Force Recommendations Support White House’s Pro-Union Agenda The White House Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment, which was created by President Biden’s April 26, 2021 Executive Order, released a report this month with nearly 70 recommendations […]

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Context Matters for Sexual Harassment Claims

Whether sexually-based conduct constitutes sexual harassment in violation of Title VII may depend on the situation in which it occurs, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently explained. In Landry v. Leesville Rehabilitation Hospital, a patient inappropriately touched a nurse and made a sexual comment about her. […]

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