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EEOC COVID-19 Charges Surge, NYC’s Pay Transparency Law, SCOTUS Considers PAGA [PODCAST]

This week, we look at compliance and enforcement developments at the federal level and in the specific jurisdictions of New York City and California.

EEOC Reports Surge of COVID-19-Related Charges

On the heels of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s guidance on COVID-19 caregiver discrimination, the agency has released new data showing a surge in COVID-19-related charges.

New York City Prepares for Pay Transparency Law

The New York City Commission on Human Rights recently issued guidance on the City’s new salary range disclosure law. The law is currently set to go into effect on May 15, but there are pending amendments that could push the effective date back to November 1. Learn more.

Supreme Court Considers PAGA Arbitration

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Viking River Cruises v. Moriana. The case addresses whether arbitration agreements with class action waivers extend to claims brought under California’s Private Attorneys General Act, or PAGA. Read more about the case.  

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George Carroll Whipple III, Epstein Becker Green, Workforce Management Lawyer, Hiring Matters Attorney

GEORGE CARROLL WHIPPLE, III, is a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor, and Workforce Management practice, in the New York office of Epstein Becker Green. He hosts the firm's innovative weekly video program, Employment Law This Week.

Mr. Whipple:

  • Counsels employers on workplace issues, including hiring and promotion, firing and discipline, wage and hour, and the implementation of employment policies, to ensure compliance with federal and state laws

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