Employment & Labor

To promote pay transparency and equity, an increasing number of states and localities are requiring employers to disclose salary data in job advertisements or postings.  The trend started in Colorado in 2021, and now a number of other jurisdictions have followed suit, including New York City and the states of California and Washington.  The New

On October 26, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted a long-awaited rule that will require listed companies to adopt and publicly file so-called “clawback” policies.  As we discuss in more detail in this alert, the rule requires listed companies to adopt clawback policies to recover, reasonably promptly, incentive-based compensation that proves

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The Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains (“Supply Chain Due Diligence Act” or the “Act”) creates human rights and environmental due diligence obligations for companies with a significant number of employees in Germany (our Business and Human Rights team has formerly outlined the

On August 25, 2022, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission adopted a final rule requiring new disclosures for public companies regarding the relationship between executive compensation and company performance. Among other things, companies are now required to develop a new table that discloses multi-year compensation data side-by-side with prescribed financial performance metrics and a

The City and County of San Francisco (the “City”) has significantly amended its Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance (“FFWO”), which gives employees the right to make a written request for a flexible or predictable working arrangement to allow them to balance family caregiving responsibilities. The amended FFWO, which took effect on July 12, 2022, loosens employee

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On June 23, 2022, the German government transposed the European Directive (EU) 2019/1152 on transparent and predictable working conditions in the European Union (“Directive”) into German law (Nachweisgesetz). The Evidence Act comes into force on August 1, 2022 and has the consequence for employers that they have

Starting November 1, 2022, New York City employers will be required to post salary ranges on advertisements for internal and external job listings. This new law, which amends Section 8-107 of the New York City Administrative Code, provides that it is an “unlawful discriminatory practice” for employers and employment agencies to list a job, promotion,

A new law signed by President Biden brings significant changes to employers’ ability to require arbitration of certain disputes with employees and could lead to an increase in sexual assault and sexual harassment claims against employers in court.  On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed into law the “Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault

In a development that will sound familiar to employers, California has reinstated the requirement, which had expired last fall, to make available to employees up to 80 hours of COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave (“Supplemental Sick Leave”).  The new measure, Senate Bill (“SB”) 114, was signed by Governor Newsom on February 9, 2022, and the