Monthly Archives: December 2018

NEW LAWS, 2019

NEW LAWS – 2019 “Me Too” Legislation, Etc. Confidential Provisions in Settlement Agreements (SB 820) Voids any provision in a settlement agreement entered into on or after January 1, 2019, that prevents disclosure of information related to civil or administrative complaint of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and workplace harassment or discrimination based on sex. Relationships… Read More »

NEW YEAR, NEW LAWS FOR 2019

IMPACTFUL COURT DECISIONS Discrimination Requiring job applicant to obtain and provide MRI examination as condition of employment violated ADA by discriminating on basis of perceived disability. EEOC v. BNSF Ry. Co., 902 F.3d 916 (9th Cir. 2018). Imposing standard disciplinary actions on employee does not constitute discharge unless they involve continuous patterns of mistreatment or… Read More »