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U.S. House Passes Bill to Require Workplace Accommodations for Pregnant Workers

On September 17, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) by a bipartisan vote of 329 to 73; however, it has yet to be passed by the U.S. Senate.

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Has the U.S. Supreme Court Turned the Proof Standard in Title VII and Other Federal Employment Laws on its Head?

On June 15, the U.S. Supreme created a new class of employees protected by Title VII – those who are "homosexual and transgender" – in Bostock v. Clayton County Georgia, which is the subject of a previous client alert.

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Technology, the Workplace and Covid-19: Tracking Employees to Safeguard Against Spread of Virus

As businesses reopen, employers are exploring ways to operate while safeguarding against the spread of the coronavirus.

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Title VII Prohibits Discrimination Based on LGBT Status

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Navigating Employment Laws as America Returns to Work

As businesses start bringing employees back to work, their decisions on which employees to bring back to work, eliminating jobs, working conditions and requests for accommodations made by employees can give rise to claims under state and federal employment laws.

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New Guidance for Reopening Offices in Texas May 18

On May 5, Governor Abbott announced new guidance for the reopening of office-based employers in Texas.

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Enhanced Unemployment Benefits Available Under CARES Act

On March 27, President Donald Trump signed the COVID-19 Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or the "CARES" Act to provide emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families and businesses affected by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mitigating the Risks from COVID-19 as America Returns to Work

As COVID-19-based governmental restrictions begin to loosen, employers eager to reopen their doors will inevitably consider just how "normal" business operations can be initially.

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Small Businesses May Qualify for Exemption from Paid Sick Leave Requirement

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently released its updated Questions & Answers that provide information on how small business may take advantage of an exemption under the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Act (EFMLA) and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA).

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Understanding the CARES Act: Employee Retention Credit

On March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was enacted to encourage Eligible Employers to maintain their employees on their payroll, despite the business interruption the Coronavirus has caused, with an employee retention tax credit.

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