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EPLI Trends, Sexual Harassment Claims, and Planning for 2019

As workplace laws continue to evolve, the potential risk exposure is increasing. Jackson Lewis prepared this trends overview to help assess the current workplace law landscape in the #MeToo era and the wave of agency charges, latest claims, and new laws. 

Highlights include:

  • Pay Equity Lawsuits: The Next Wave of Litigation
  • Medical Marijuana
  • #MeToo and the Surge in EEOC Charges
  • Expanding Scope of Wage Lawsuits
  • FLSA Opinion Letters Reinstated
  • Website Accessibility Lawsuits on the Rise
  • Background Check Claims
  • Pregnancy and Lactation Accommodation
  • Growth of Federal Court Litigation
  • Whistleblower Claims
  • In-House Counsel and Compliance Personnel as Whistleblowers
  • Top 10 EEOC Employment Discrimination Claims in 2018
  • EEOC Filings Surprisingly Decline
  • FLSA Developments
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • Class Action Developments
  • ERISA/Fiduciary
  • Prevailing Wage Laws
  • Privacy/Data Breach


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