U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe: What this decision means for employers

Excerpted from a Jackson Lewis PC Blog by Patricia Anderson Pryor, Joy Napier-Joyce, Melissa Ostrower and Tasos Paindiris As many expected based on the draft leaked months ago, the U.S. Supreme Court has held the U.S. Constitution does not protect the right to obtain an abortion, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, No. 19-1392 (June […]

Zoom sued for allegedly mishandling recruitment of DACA recipient

Excerpted from a Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP blog by Willard Krasnow Zoom Video Communications, Inc., has been sued for alleged hiring discrimination against a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program recipient. According to the lawsuit filed by Royer Ramirez Ruiz, Zoom made improper pre-employment inquiries and ultimately rejected him for employment “due […]

EEOC provides new guidance on sexual orientation and other gender issues

Excerpted from a Bradley blog by Cortlin Bond and Anne R. Yuengert You may recall last summer the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia that held discrimination based on sexual orientation is prohibited by Title VII. After that decision, we encouraged you to update your EEO and harassment policies, update your […]

How is My Hair? A Brief Review of Hairstyle Discrimination in the Workplace

Excerpted from a Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC Blog by Nihla F. Sikkander “How is my hair? Does it look OK?” With employees returning to onsite work, questions regarding employers’ grooming and dress code policies are bound to crop up. When responding, employers should be cognizant of the fact that their dress code and grooming […]