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Retail Industry Workplace Law Update – Winter 2018

By Mark S. Askanas
  • January 2, 2018

Re-Examining Employer Anti-Sexual Harassment Practices

With the increased focus on workplace harassment, the time is now for employers to review their practices for preventing and addressing harassment. Read full article…

Labor Board General Counsel Plans New Course

National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb has reversed policies set by the previous General Counsel and raised the prospect of other changes to expect. Read full article…

California Adds ‘Transgender,’ ‘Gender Nonconforming Individuals’ to Supervisor Training

The list of mandatory training topics for supervisors gets longer with the addition of gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation. Read full article…

New York City Issues Final Regulations, Notices, Forms for Scheduling Law

New York City has issued regulations and notices related to its Fair Workweek Law, which aims to reform scheduling and workplace practices for fast food and retail workers. Read full article…

Washington Law Bars Retaliatory Discrimination against Job Applicants

Refusing to hire a job applicant who opposed discrimination in a prior job can open an employer to be sued for retaliation under the Washington Law Against Discrimination, the Washington Supreme Court has held. Read full article…

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