February 15, 2022 - Legislation, Workplace Misconduct

Practical Considerations for Navigating the Upcoming Federal Ban on Predispute Arbitration and Class Action Waivers of Sexual Harassment and Assault Claims

On Thursday, February 10, 2022, the United States Senate passed H.R. 4445, which will amend the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) to ban all pre-dispute arbitration agreements and class and collective action waivers covering sexual harassment and sexual assault claims. President Biden has already announced …›

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 …›