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News and analysis from Kelley Drye’s labor and employment practice

New Jersey Supreme Court Rules that Non-Disparagement Clauses Violate #MeToo Law

In recent years, state #MeToo laws have slowly but surely chipped away at the use of confidentiality or non-disclosure clauses in settlement agreements. Employers have attempted to get “creative” and have relied more…

Waters No Less Rocky After Landmark BIPA Settlement

A year and a half has passed since one of the most remarkable jury verdicts in Illinois history. The Rogers v. BNSF case was the first Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) case tried to a jury verdict,…

DHS Issues New Form I-9 and Employment Eligibility Verification Instructions

On August 1, 2023, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Citizens and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a new version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, along with updated…

The Future of DEI and Reverse Discrimination Suits

The Legal Landscape As we reviewed in earlier posts, the Supreme Court’s June 2023 decision in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College (SFFA) promised to be a game changer not…

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