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- Blog: Hunton Employment & Labor Law PerspectivesEEOC Issues LGBTQ+ Restroom Guidance On One-Year Anniversary of BostockPosted on June 24, 2021 by Christy E. KielyEmployers remember the seminal Supreme Court decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga., where the Court held that Title VII’s “because of sex” protections extend to sexual orientation and transgender status. Now, on the one-year anniversary of that influential case, the EEOC has issued guidance to clarify whether employers can segregate bathrooms by gender or sex. That question was conspicuously left unresolved in Bostock.
- Blog: Labor & Employment InsightsExtending the Flex: I-9 Rule on Remote Employees Allowed to ContinuePosted on June 24, 2021 by Keith Covington and Anne R. YuengertThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently issued updated guidance extending the Form I-9 flexibility rule that temporarily relaxes the document inspection requirements for employers operating remotely. Under this rule, which was first announced on March 20, 2020, if your employees are working remotely as a result of COVID-19, you may initially inspect those...Continue Reading…
- Blog: Garrigues Labor BlogPride in greater diversity at companies and in legislationPosted on June 24, 2021 by Editor1Felipe Ochoa Each year in the month of June, everything turns to color. Flags in the street for those that work out of home, multicolor icons in video conferences for those that work at home, rainbows everywhere; public buildings, non-governmental organizations, listed companies, small businesses. There has been a great deal of effort in […] La entrada Pride in greater diversity at companies and in legislation apareció primero en Labor and Employment Law - Garrigues.
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsDOL Rules that Audio Recordings and Transcripts of Telephone Conversations with Plan’s Insurer may have to be DisclosedPosted on June 22, 2021 by Haynes and Boone Benefits GroupThe DOL recently issued Information Letter 06-14-2021 addressing whether the claims procedure regulations under ERISA require plan fiduciaries to provide, upon request, the audio recording and transcript of a telephone conversation between a claimant and a representative of the plan’s insurer relating to an adverse benefit determination. The claims regulations under ERISA provide that a […] The post DOL Rules that Audio Recordings and Transcripts of Telephone Conversations with Plan’s Insurer may have to be Disclosed appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: Labour & Employment Law BlogWhat is the Test for Establishing Discrimination on the Basis of Family
Status?Posted on June 17, 2021 by Jennie Buchanan, Deborah CushingEmployers who are faced with employee requests for accommodation on the basis of family status may find that the response to such requests depends on the province of employment. In a recent decision, United Nurses of Alberta v Alberta Health Services (“United Nurses”), the Alberta Court of Appeal expressly rejected a line of cases from other jurisdictions that impose ...
- Blog: Waller Law BlogOSHAs new mandatory COVID-19 guidance for healthcare employers and employeesPosted on June 10, 2021 by The new Emergency Temporary Standard that healthcare employers must implement and adhere to in light of COVID-19 is mandatory.