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MoFo ELC equips our clients with the most up-to-date and relevant information on employment and labor law issues covering key judicial, litigation and legislative developments, their implications for employers, and strategies to ensure compliance and avoid lawsuits.


September 24, 2020 - Discrimination, OFCCP, Workplace Misconduct

President Trump Issues Executive Order Banning Federal Contractors from Race and Sex Stereotyping Training

On September 22, 2020, President Trump signed an Executive Order on Combatting Race and Sex Stereotyping (the “EO”), prohibiting federal contractors and certain federal grant recipients from holding diversity and EEO training for their workforce that includes “divisive concepts,” such as training employees that …›

September 17, 2020 - OFCCP

OFCCP Seeks Comments on Annual AAP Certification Proposal

Government contractors may soon be required to certify annually that they have affirmative action programs (“AAP”) in place for their U.S. workforce. On September 14, 2020, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) issued a notice seeking comments for its proposal to the …›

September 14, 2020 - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

OFCCP Issues New List of Advance Audit Notices

On September 11, 2020, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released a list of nearly 900 federal supply and service contractors and subcontractors that it will be sending Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) to for potential audits of over 2,200 contractor establishments. …›

June 4, 2020 - Leaves of Absence

New California Court Decision Highlights Potential Perils of Unlimited Vacation. Bonus Concerns: Settling Cases with Releases, Vacation Pay Statute of Limitations and Vacation Pay Lawsuit in M&A

While the United States and California legal worlds remain (understandably) focused on issues arising out of the COVID-19 global pandemic, California courts continue to issue important, and potentially policy-altering, rulings in cases affecting employment law. One such case, McPherson v. EF Intercultural Foundation, Inc.,[1] …›

The Impact of Workplace Harassment on Mental Health

Since 1949, May has been Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. The goals of Mental Health Awareness Month include raising awareness about mental health issues and illnesses, educating the public about mental health, reducing the stigma and misconceptions about mental illness, and …›