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  • The Supreme Court Rules That Title VII Prohibits Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

    In a historic 6-3 decision, the United State Supreme Court ruled in Bostock v. Clayton County Georgia that Title VII prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
    As we previously reported, on October 8, 2019, the United States Supreme Court consolidated and heard oral arguments in three significant sex discrimination cases regarding Title VII’s coverage of sexual orientation and transgender status discrimination.

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  • Concerns for Employers in Reopening

    As businesses begin to reopen nationwide and work to become economically viable again, they face emerging litigation trends.  One such trend involves lawsuits against employers for allegedly insufficient COVID-19 protocols and safety measures.  Plaintiffs contend that some businesses risk the health of not only their employees, but also the employees’ family members and the general public as well.  Such lawsuits are known as “derivative exposure claims”.

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  • EEOC

    Last Updated: 6.19.2020 @ 1:00 pm
    DISCLAIMER: The following information is a guide, not intended to be used as legal advice, and no attorney client relationship is established by any communication through this website.  Because every situation and every workplace is different we ask that you contact us with specific questions. 
    EEOC Pandemic Guide in effect
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) created a pandemic guidance.

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  • Family and Medical Leave Act & Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act

    Last Updated: 4.24.2020 @ 11:10 am
    DISCLAIMER: The following information is a guide, not intended to be used as legal advice, and no attorney client relationship is established by any communication through this website.  Because every situation and every workplace is different we ask that you contact us with specific questions. 

    Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)
    Employees who are sick with COVID-19 may qualify for job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

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  • Paid Sick Leave and Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act

    Last Updated 4.24.2020 @ 11:05 am
    DISCLAIMER: The following information is a guide, not intended to be used as legal advice, and no attorney client relationship is established by any communication through this website.  Because every situation and every workplace is different we ask that you contact us with specific questions.

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  • Ohio Facial Covering Order Goes Into Effect TodayRead more

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  • The Path Forward: Legal & Safety Considerations to Prepare Your Workplace for Return Amid the COVID-19 PandemicRead more

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