Employment Discrimination

New Hampshire Employment Discrimination Peel 'N Post

The New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights has updated the mandatory New Hampshire Employment Discrimination posting. The posting, which lists all protected categories under the New Hampshire Law Against Discrimination, has been substantially redesigned. In 2018, the New Hampshire legislature enacted House Bill 1319, adding gender identity to the list of protected categories. The law Read more

Nursing Home Facilities

On July 1, 2019, Connecticut Governor Lamont signed Public Act No. 19-89 into law. The law, which goes into effect October 1, 2019, requires nursing home facilities in the state of Connecticut to post daily information and reinstate employees or residents after retaliation. Nursing home facilities must post at the beginning of each shift the Read more

New Jersey Labor Law Posters

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and the Division on Civil Rights have recently updated two mandatory workplace postings. New Jersey employers must update their All-On-One poster to remain compliant. The changes include a new protected class under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and corrections to the Employer Obligation to Maintain Read more

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Massachusetts employers only have a few more days left to prepare for the new Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. Starting April 1, 2018, employers with six or more employees must provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant and nursing employees.  The Act also prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, such as lactation Read more

Breastfeeding Employees

Before leaving office, Governor Chris Christie signed several bills into laws. One of these enacted bills, AB 2294, amends the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination to ban discrimination against breastfeeding employees. Employers cannot refuse to hire, discharge, or discriminate against a breastfeeding employee in compensation and other terms, conditions or privileges of employment. Employers are Read more

Connecticut Labor Law Posters

Employers in the state of Connecticut are required, once again, to update their labor law posters to be in compliance with new state changes. The changes include a new protected class under the Human Rights Law and new information on claims for workers’ compensation. Last month, Connecticut posters were updated with the new mandatory pregnancy Read more