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All Hair is Good Hair: An Update on the CROWN Act and State CROWN Acts
For years, American employers have enforced employee dress and grooming standards, some of which include standards on hairstyles. In the past, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has indicated that “race” includes more than the co...
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Welcome to Employment Law in Motion, A Legal Blog for Employers
Apr 21, 2022
Welcome! The Miller Nash Employment Law & Labor Relations team is excited to launch our blog, Employment Law in Motion. This blog is designed to keep employers, human resources professionals, and in-house counsel informed about legal issues impacting...
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Employment Law Alliance Webinar: Protecting the Company—Noncompetes, Nonsolicitations, and Nondisclosures
As a member of the Employment Law Alliance, we are proud to announce the upcoming webinar, Protecting the Company—Noncompetes, Nonsolicitations, and Nondisclosures, that will be broadcast on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. PT. Miller...
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Washington Update: Comp & Benefits Info Must Be in Job Postings Starting 2023
Beginning January 1, 2023, Washington employers with at least 15 employees will be required to include compensation and benefit information with postings for job openings. Currently, covered employers who have initially offered a position to an appl...
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Washington PFML Update: Bereavement Leave for Death of a Newborn, Expiration of PFML CBA Exemption, and More
Among other changes to the Washington Paid Family Medical Leave (PFML) program contained in SB 5649, effective June 9, 2022, when a newborn or newly adopted/fostered child dies, employees who would have qualified for either medical or family leave fo...
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Washington Update: Employee Confidentiality Limitations Further Narrowed
Since 2018, Washington has prohibited employers from asking employees to sign agreements as a condition of employment that require the employee to keep confidential allegations of sexual assault or sexual harassment. Effective June 9, 2022, Washingt...
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