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Posted on: Jun 18, 2019

The United States Senate approved the nomination of Janet Dhillon as Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by a vote of 50 to 43. Dhillon becomes the third Commissioner, restoring the Commission to a quorum after former Commissioner Chai Feldblum's term ended during the government shutdown. 

Posted on: May 9, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court has accepted three cases that will decide whether the phrase, "because of ... sex" in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of an employee's LGBT status.

Posted on: May 2, 2019

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following labor law related legislation.

Posted on: May 2, 2019

The Indiana Court of Appeals found that an employee who left his shift early based on a mistaken belief that he was under subpoena to testify was not protected from termination under Indiana’s limited public policy exceptions to at-will employment.  

Posted on: May 1, 2019

After declining to address the issue in 2017, SCOTUS is prepared to hear a trio of cases queuing up the question of whether federal employment laws protect individuals from discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2019

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following labor law related legislation.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2019

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following labor law related legislation.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2019

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following labor law related legislation.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2019

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following labor law related legislation.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2019

Today’s employment world is a world where employers are adjusting their generally rigid standards to entice a newer generation into employment. While it is not uncommon today to see employers offer paternity leave, mental health days, welcome medicinal marijuana patients, and offer other enticements to its employees, one realm that continues to cause confusion among employers and employees alike are reasonable accommodations under the American Disabilities Act.


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