Employers: It is Time to Update Your Employee Handbook

Employers: It is Time to Update Your Employee Handbook

The United States Supreme Court ended its Term in June 2020, with a landmark ruling that applies to all employers across the country with 15 or more employees – and it applies immediately. In Bostock v. Clayton County , the Court concluded that an employer violates Title VII's "because of sex" provision if the employer takes an adverse job action against an employee for being homosexual or transgender.

August 4, 2020  [ READ MORE ]

Four Things Employers and Their HR Departments Need to Consider When Returning to Work

Four Things Employers and Their HR Departments Need to Consider When Returning to Work

For all employers – small or large – Covid-19 continues to create unique challenges in the workplace. A paramount consideration for all employers must be to ensure all members of its HR Department and supervisory personnel comply with federal antidiscrimination law when making employment decisions in the workplace.

June 12, 2020  [ READ MORE ]

Chicago: Walkup and Kaminski Obtain Motion to Dismiss with Prejudice for Claims of Race Discrimination Filed under Section 1983 against Commuter Transportation Agency

Chicago: Walkup and Kaminski Obtain Motion to Dismiss with Prejudice for Claims of Race Discrimination Filed under Section 1983 against Commuter Transportation Agency

HPS attorneys April Walkup and Matt Kaminski scored a victory for the Firm’s Employment Law Group, for successfully defending their client, a commuter transportation agency, against race discrimination claims.

March 2018  [ READ MORE ]