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Seventh Circuit Provides a Break to Employers Who Delay in Disciplining a Low-Performing Employee

Published by on September 16, 2019

The Court held that basing an employee’s termination on issues that were not promptly addressed or documented in discipline to the employee is not in and of itself, evidence of pretext.

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Hiring and Onboarding Employment Law Issues Facing California Startups & Growing Businesses: Part I

Published by on September 5, 2019

WHITE PAPER: What California employers should know about hiring and onboarding employees for startup companies and growing businesses.

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Federal Court Applies Mandatory Arbitration Clause to Sexual Harassment Claims in Spite of Recent State Law Prohibition

Published by and on August 27, 2019

In response to the wave of #MeToo sexual harassment claims, New York passed New York Law, N.Y. C.P.L.R. § 7515 (“Section 7515”), which prohibits the use of mandatory arbitration clauses to resolve any allegation or claim of an unlawful discriminatory practice of sexual harassment.

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An Accommodation May No Longer Be Reasonable If The Job Changes

Published by on August 22, 2019

The Seventh Circuit held that a previously granted accommodation prevented an employee from performing an essential function of her job after her job duties changed. Accordingly, the employee was no longer qualified for her job.

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