Two New Federal Laws Require Employers to Provide Pregnancy and Lactation Accommodations

On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed two new federal laws which require employers to provide pregnancy and lactation accommodations.

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California Extends Mandatory Covid-19 Training Requirement through 2024

On December 15, 2022, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board approved its proposed COVID-19 Permanent Standard regulations The Permanent Standard takes effect on January 1, 2023 , will remain in effect for two years, and replaces the current Emergency Temporary Standards.

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New Compliance Obligations for Employers Coming in the New Year

In the coming year, there are many new laws across the country that will affect employers’ compliance obligations. Employers must take note of new laws that create compliance obligations in the states where they operate.

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EEOC Issues New "Know Your Rights" Poster

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a new workplace poster titled “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal,” which replaces the former “EEO is the Law” poster.

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Domestic Violence in the Workplace - What Employers Need to Know

As we come to the end of Domestic Violence Awareness month, employers should remember that the atrocities of domestic violence are felt not only in employees’ homes but also in the workplace.

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New Maryland Law Revises the Definition of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The previous standard prevented employees from bringing sexual harassment claims when teasing or fleeting remarks were at issue. However, the new standard relies on a reasonable person standard that provides employees bringing an action with a better chance of
winning a sexual harassment case.

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Watch our On-Demand Webinar: Newly Required Changes to Workplace Policies

Join us on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 1 PM EDT, as Clear Law Institute CEO, former Department of Justice attorney Michael Johnson, outlines these new laws and the required changes needed to your workplace policies.

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How Employers Can Avoid Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Lawsuits

In employment discrimination, harassment, or retaliation lawsuits, the employer always loses. Even if there is little to no financial loss to the organization, the diminished reputation alone is reason enough for companies to ensure they are creating a work culture and environment for employees that encourages diversity and discourages discrimination in any form.

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What Happens If Your Employee Handbook and Policies Are Not Compliant?

An employee handbook that is inaccurate, out of date, or poorly written can potentially expose an employer to liability– including massive fines and even potential lawsuits from their employees.

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Florida Judge Blocks Portion of WOKE Act Dealing with Race-Related Workplace Training

On August 18, 2022, Chief U.S. District Judge Mark Walker suspended a portion of Florida's Stop WOKE Act (the Act), a controversial bill backed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, that restricts how companies and schools discuss certain aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion DEI).

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CAL/OSHA Looks to Adopt Permanent COVID-19 Standard Requirements

On September 15, 2022, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (“CAL/OSHA”) will hold a public hearing to address its draft proposed COVID-19 Permanent Standard regulations (“Permanent Standard”).

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Why Unconscious Bias Training for Employees is Essential

Supporting diversity and inclusion efforts is important in today’s increasingly diverse workplace. Employers should, and in some jurisdictions, must provide

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