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  • February 02, 2023
    2022 Texas Labor & Employment Year End Review

    The Texas legislature operates under a biennial system and holds regular sessions every other year, in odd-numbered years. As the Texas legislature was out of session in 2022, this year-end review focuses on selected case law developments impacting employers in the Lone Star State.

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  • February 02, 2023
    Illinois Supreme Court Rules Five-Year Statute of Limitations Applies to All BIPA Claims

    On February 2, 2023, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its long awaited opinion in Tims v. Black Horse Carriers, ruling that the five-year, catchall statute of limitations period applies uniformly to claims brought under all provisions of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). 

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  • February 01, 2023
    2022 California Labor & Employment Year End Review

    The California legislature had another busy year passing employment regulations ranging from protecting employee leaves of absence to extending statutes of limitations. Judicial decisions also played a major role in shaping the employment world moving into 2023. This alert provides summaries of the most significant employment-related laws passed or altered in 2022 and caselaw updates that will impact employers and employees in the Golden State going forward.

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  • January 31, 2023
    2022 Maryland & Washington, D.C. Labor & Employment Year End Review

    2022 brought about several changes in labor and employment law that will have ramifications for employers across the State of Maryland. Next door in the nation’s capital, there were also several notable employment and labor regulatory amendments. This alert contains a summary of these significant changes.

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  • January 31, 2023
    New York Governor Vetoes Grieving Families Act

    Following up on our previous updates regarding the pending New York legislation known as the Grieving Families Act, just before the deadline on January 30, 2023, Governor Hochul vetoed the piece of legislation.

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  • January 25, 2023
    2022 New Jersey Labor & Employment Year End Review

    This alert discusses the major developments in New Jersey labor and employment law in 2022, including new legislation and key appellate decisions that will impact employers and employees in the Garden State.

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  • January 25, 2023
    2022 Connecticut Labor & Employment Year End Review

    2022 brought new developments to Connecticut’s labor and employment law. For the first time, Connecticut employees had the option of applying for paid medical leave through the state. Restrictions on certain employers’ ability to discipline employees for off-duty use of cannabis also went into effect. Protections for employees who opt-out of listening to political or religious speech in the workplace were also implemented.

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  • January 23, 2023
    2022 Nebraska & Oklahoma Labor & Employment Law Year End Review

    There were a number of changes to the labor and employment laws of Nebraska and Oklahoma in 2022. In the Cornhusker State, these changes were initiated through ballot initiatives, legislation passed by the Nebraska unicameral, and case law decided by the Nebraska Supreme Court. Similarly, in the Sooner State, several new pieces of legislation were enacted that will impact both public and private employers.

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