Tag Archives: Employment

Let’s Map It Out! Our Local Experts Provide Direction for Navigating Key Global Employment Laws and Trends All Over the World (Webinar Series)

Join us for a four-part webinar series as our US moderators welcome colleagues from around the globe to share the latest labor and employment law updates and trends. US-based multinational employers with business operations in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific regions will hear directly from local practitioners on the major developments… Read More »

Real Estate Law for Predispute Employment Arbitration Agreements

The Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021 will have far-reaching implications for real estate employers that, like in many other industries, have relied on mandatory predispute arbitration agreements to resolve sexual harassment claims brought by employees. The Act limits the use of predispute arbitration agreements and class action waivers covering sexual… Read More »

Key California Employment Law Cases: March 2022 | Payne & Fears

DePuy Synthes Sales Inc. v. Howmedica Osteonics Corp., 28 F.4th 956 (9th Cir. 2022) Summary: Motion to transfer venue was properly denied where forum-selection clause in employment agreement was void under California Labor Code section 925. Facts: In September 2017, Jonathan L. Waber (“Waber”) was hired by Howmedica Osteonics Corp. (“HOC”) as a Joint Replacement… Read More »

Jackson brings ‘middle-of-the-road’ employment law approach to SCOTUS

Ketanji Brown Jackson likely will bring a pragmatic and balanced approach to employment law decisions at the U.S. Supreme Court, according to attorneys in the field. The U.S. Senate confirmed in a 53-47 vote the nomination of federal appeals court judge Jackson to serve as an associate justice of the Supreme Court. In the days… Read More »

New Employment Laws in Maryland – Paid Family and Medical Leave, Expanded Definition of Harassment, Disability Accommodations and More (and a Webinar!)

The Maryland General Assembly’s 2022 session ended at midnight on Monday, April 11. There were a number of bills passed of significance to employers, including the creation of a paid family leave program, an expanded definition of illegal harassment, an extension of the statute of limitations for employment discrimination and harassment claims, reasonable accommodations for… Read More »