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Not So Fast: Tenth Circuit Says Employees Must Show They Suffered an Adverse Employment Action to Succeed on a Failure to Accommodate Claim Under the ADA

Published by and on December 27, 2018

The Tenth Circuit clarified that demonstrating that an employer failed to accommodate a disability, standing alone, is not sufficient to succeed on a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Tech Companies Spark Trend of Ending Forced Arbitration

Published by on December 20, 2018

Following a mass walk out at Google offices across the country, the company announced it was putting an end to forced arbitration for sexual harassment complaints. Several other tech companies followed suit, sparking a trend and conversations regarding the merits of arbitration.

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DOL Re-Issues Guidance Ending 80/20 Rule For Tipped Employees

Published by and on December 18, 2018

Employers may now claim tip credit for assigning non-tipped duties to tipped employees, so long as duties assigned are related to and performed contemporaneously with tipped services.

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WeWork Settlement With New York Attorney General Sets Tone For Employers’ Use of Broad Non-Compete Agreements

Published by and on December 13, 2018

The WeWork settlement adds to the growing trend of attorneys general investigating employers’ use of non-competes for lower wage and non-managerial employees.

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D.C. Bill Would Limit the Scope of Employee Nondisclosure Agreements Involving Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Claims

Published by on November 28, 2018

In response to the #MeToo movement, D.C. introduced a bill that would substantially limit the enforcement of non-disclosure agreements related to claims of sexual harassment and discrimination.

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