Bag the Gag Provision: New Jersey Is the Latest State to Restrict Non-disclosure Agreements in SettlementsYou finally settled that tough discrimination or harassment claim. Now you just need to ink the settlement agreement, and obviously it will include a standard non-disclosure clause to prevent your claimant from ever talking about the events or settlement amount ever again – right? Well, depending on the state you are in, not so fast.

Musing My Religion: Will the Supreme Court Clear Up Issues on Requested Religious Accommodations?Although it does not happen often, most employers have had to consider what to do when an employee says he or she cannot work a shift because of a religious belief. Under Title VII, an employer must offer a reasonable accommodation to address any conflict between an employee’s sincerely held religious belief and his or

Showdown at Title VII Corral: Supreme Court to Weigh in on Sexual Orientation and Transgender DiscriminationIs discrimination against an employee because of sexual orientation or transgender status a violation of Title VII? The EEOC previously took the position that Title VII covers those statuses but the Trump administration has not followed suit. Accordingly, as of now, it may depend on where you live.

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