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An Examination of Urgent Employment Issues for HR Executives and In-house Counsel

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM PST Please join Hunton & Williams LLP for a complimentary webinar that will address current concerns faced by employers in California. This program, co-sponsored by Welch Consulting, will examine the following issues: Fair Pay issues Recent PAGA concerns “Ban the Box” and background checks … Continue Reading

Second Circuit Sinks Claws Into Employers With Broad Interpretation Of Cat’s Paw Theory

On August 29, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued Vasquez v. Empress Ambulance Service, Inc., --- F.3d ---, No. 15-3239-CV, 2016 WL 4501673 (2d Cir. Aug. 29, 2016), holding that an employer may be held liable for a low-level employee’s animus under the cat’s paw theory of liability if the employer’s own negligence allows that animus to result in adverse employment action against another employee. … Continue Reading
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