Category Archives: Employment and Labour Law

2019 Legislative Update after Second Crossover

The Hawaii Employers Council has just published its latest updates on what types of new employment laws may be passed during the 2019 legislative session.  Some of the areas of law that maybe impacted include: Minimum Wage Equal Pay and … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Senate Passes Workplace Anti-Bullying Bill

The State Senate of Rhode Island recently approved a workplace anti-bullying bill that has been forwarded to the General Assembly’s House Labor Committee. The “Healthy Workplace Act of 2019” would establish a state cause of action against employers and employees … Continue reading

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Website Accessibility: Make Sure Your Website and Job Application Portal is Accessible

If you had asked me a few years ago about ADA accessibility lawsuits, I would have talked about the importance of ensuring your business’s seating, aisles, and restrooms complied with the ADA accessibility guidelines.  Although plaintiffs continue to file lawsuits … Continue reading

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An Employer Settles With the EEOC After a Supervisor told a Pregnant Worker that Pregnancy Made Women ‘Retarded’ and ‘Stupid’

Starting or growing your family through a pregnancy should be an exciting and gratifying experience. The same should be true about pursuing your chosen career field, before, during and after your pregnancy. Too many times, that doesn’t happen. An employer’s … Continue reading

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KDV Alert: New York City Council Votes to Further Limit Pre-Hire Screening

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