Labor/Employment

 

  • Corporate Investigations: What A New Survey Tells Us

    Being subject to investigations has become a fact of corporate life, and investigations are expected to become more common, according to a recent survey of legal and compliance professionals. Among the drivers of this trend are increased...

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  • Business Development Tougher For Women Lawyers

    Less than 20 percent of law firm equity partners are women, according to the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL). One reason is that women bear the major responsibility for caretaking in the home. Tech- assisted flexibility...

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  • Changes in Canada’s Labor And Employment Laws

    The government of Canada has made significant changes to the labor and employment laws that apply to federally regulated businesses – banks, air transport, telephone, radio and television companies, among others. These laws touch on such matters...

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  • New Joint Employer Rule “Qualified Positive” For Employers

    The new joint employer rule, approved by the Department of Labor earlier this month, is a positive for employers, but practitioners expect a spate of litigation before its effect will be clarified....

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Women in Porn Dispute Win Copyright – And $12.7 Million

    Twenty-two women who claim they were duped into participating in porn videos have won their case in California state court. In addition to $12.7 million in damages, a judge has awarded them copyright to the work. The...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • MeToo Suit Can Proceed Against Prestigious Art Magazine, Not Alleged Perp

    A former intern and later employee of Artforum, the distinguished contemporary art magazine, accused its former publisher of persistent sexual harassment. Her claim was echoed by many employees and artists who’d come into contact with the accused,...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Changes in Canada’s Labor and Employment Laws

    The government of Canada has made significant changes to the labor and employment laws that apply to federally regulated businesses — banks, air transport, telephone, radio and television companies, among others. They touch on everything from job...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Have Algorithms Gotten A Bad Rap?

    Sendhil Mullainathan, a professor of behavioral and computational science at the University of Chicago, is the co-author of two studies that document the extent to which racial bias influences institutional decision-making. In one study, pairs of resumes...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • $10M Settlement In Riot Games Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

    Riot Games, a $1B-plus company owned by Chinese technology firm Tencent, has agreed to a $10 million payout to approximately 1000 women who worked at the company over a period of five years. Allegations in the gender...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Insurance May Cover Allegations Related To Sexual Abuse

    Claims against companies related to sexual abuse – such as negligent hiring or negligent supervision and negligent retention – are becoming more common. Because the underlying act is often intentional and abhorrent, companies may assume their insurance...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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