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The 19th Amendment: 100 Years Later

On August 18, RPJ, along with the rest of the country, celebrated the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which guaranteed women’s right to vote. In this post, our intern, Oluwabukola Sarah Lawal, a student at Ithaca College, discusses the historical backdrop...

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American Banker Interviews Nicole Page on Potential Arbitration-Based Gender Fights

Yesterday, the financial publication American Banker put out an article discussing the rising number of investors and asset management firms requesting more transparency from companies they are shareholders of, including big banks Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase. Specifically, the article highlighted investor resolutions requesting the end of mandatory arbitration in...

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RPJ Attorneys Present on Investigation of Harassment and Discrimination Claims to Foundation Administrators Network

On September 10, RPJ Partners Alice K. Jump and Mark H. Moore gave a presentation to the Foundation Administrators Network, a division of Philanthropy New York, entitled "Investigation of Harassment and Discrimination Claims: A Practical Guide." The goal of the program was to advise foundation administrators on the practical and...

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Legal Alert: Important Deadlines Loom for Employers in New York and California

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New Amendment Added to New Jersey Law Against Discrimination

On March 18, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law Senate Bill 121 (“S121”), amending the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“NJLAD”). The NJLAD is New Jersey’s central anti-discrimination law. NJLAD prohibits employers from discriminating against employees in any job-related action, including recruitment, interviewing, hiring, promotions, discharge, and...

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