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Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

A recent article published by Vinson & Elkins’ white collar practice group details a decision out of the Southern District of New York that highlights an alternative form of liability for companies and their executives when they get caught up in the #MeToo movement.

Managing the Modern Workplace

February 13, 2020
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Last year, when I wrote about the new laws that had been passed by the New York State Assembly to combat sexual harassment , I was largely complimentary. After all, requiring employers to provide…

Managing the Modern Workplace

July 2, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Texas is still a long way from becoming California when it comes to employment law, and no one expects the Republican dominated Texas legislature to follow the recent trend of other state…

Managing the Modern Workplace

March 26, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Many of us have found the descriptions of the behaviors exposed during the #MeToo movement to be a truly troubling comment on U.S. workplaces.

Managing the Modern Workplace

January 10, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

California employers saw many legal developments in state courts and the legislature this year.

Managing the Modern Workplace

December 26, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Earlier this year, I discussed New York State’s new sexual harassment law, which goes into effect on October 9, 2018.

Managing the Modern Workplace

September 6, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

A few weeks ago in this blog, my colleague Martin Luff discussed how buyers of businesses are increasingly using “Weinstein reps” in corporate transactional agreements in order to ensure that they…

Managing the Modern Workplace

August 30, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

As Louis Brandeis observed, sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants. The exposure and discussion prompted by the #MeToo movement has shone a cleansing light on the issue of sexual harassment…

Managing the Modern Workplace

August 14, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Continuing our discussion of #MeToo, Grace Ho, Counsel in our Employment, Labor & OSHA practice, addresses some key points companies should consider when there are allegations of harassment involving…

Managing the Modern Workplace

May 29, 2018
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Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

While employers and their lawyers love to demonize California’s employment laws, I have always thought that California’s requirement that all supervisors and managers receive interactive training in…

Managing the Modern Workplace

May 24, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

The #MeToo movement presents unique challenges not only for human resources managers and general counsel, but also for boards that are increasingly recognizing the reputational damage that can be…

Managing the Modern Workplace

May 3, 2018
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Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Yesterday, Chris Bacon and Grace Ho made a presentation in Vinson & Elkins’ Energy Series on the specific challenges that the #MeToo movement presents to the energy industry.

Managing the Modern Workplace

April 27, 2018