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    Diversity and equality make their way into companies

    The introduction of inclusive policies that enable a suitable working environment for LGBT workers is becoming increasingly more common. This commitment takes place under the current legislation and by looking forward to the regulations that are currently being passed. International LGBT Pride Day, held on June 28, seeks to visualize the fight for equality by […] La entrada Diversity and equality make their way into companies apareció primero en Labor and Employment Law - Garrigues.

    Blog: Labor & Employment Insights

    You Have Mail (Better Read It): District Court Finds EEOC 90-Day Deadline Starts When Email Received

    If a letter from the EEOC is in your virtual mailbox but you never open it, have you received it? Most of us are familiar with the requirement that a claimant who files an EEOC charge has 90 days to file a lawsuit after receiving what is usually required a “right-to-sue” letter from the agency. This...Continue Reading…

    Blog: Labor & Employment Law Blog

    In a Big Win for California Employers, SCOTUS Limits the Reach of the Golden State’s Private Attorneys General Act of 2004

    On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion that severely limits California’s right to enlist employees as private attorneys general to enforce California labor law by allowing employers to use mandatory arbitration provisions to defeat such representative claims. California’s Private Attorneys General Act of 2004, Cal. Lab. Code § 2698... Continue Reading

    Blog: Labour & Employment Law Blog

    Can I Fire an Employee for Breaking Our Policy?

    Many employers establish policies that they expect their employees to follow, but a policy is not likely to be followed if there are no consequences for an employee who chooses not to do so.  If an employer wants to use the stick of discipline and possible termination of employment for cause for a breach of policy, the employer should take note of the following guidance. In order ...