Overview

This annual publication provides a comprehensive overview of U.S. employment law, highlighting significant case law, legislative changes, government agency actions, and other developments of the prior year. Major topics include:

  • Wage-and-hour laws and litigation
  • The Office of Federal Con­tract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and related recent developments, compliance initiatives, case law, and settlements
  • Discrimination based on gender and related characteristics, the Equal Pay Act, and sexual harassment
  • Discrimination  based on race, religion, and national origin
  • Age discrimination, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA), and related litigation
  • Equal employment opportunity (EEO) class actions
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Employee privacy law and privacy rights litigation
  • Protection of trade secrets
  • Whistleblowing and other retaliation claims
  • Employee blogging, social media use by employees and by employers, related laws and regulations, social media in investigations and litigation
  • Family, medical, and military leave, recent developments under the FMLA and USERRA
  • Arbitration, the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), employer-employee arbitration agreements, and disputes
Publication Date: April 2021
Last Updated: April 2021
ISBN: 9781402437786
Page Count: 1,342 pages
Number of Volumes: 1
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