Correia & Puth Names New Partners

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On Correia & Puth‘s 6th Anniversary, the firm is pleased to announce that Subhashini Bollini and Lauren Khouri have joined the firm as partners, effective July 1, 2020. In their new role, Ms. Bollini and Ms. Khouri will continue to …

Victory for Trans and Gay Employees at the Supreme Court

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In a great victory for employee rights, the Supreme Court today ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.  In this landmark decision, conservative justices Gorsuch and Roberts …

Secretary DeVos’s New Title IX Rules Roll Back Protections for Sexual Assault Survivors

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Today, Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released final regulations that weaken Title IX protections for sexual violence survivors in schools. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex-based discrimination and retaliation in education. Title IX applies to …

Virginia Governor Signs New Laws to Expand Employee Protections

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Throughout the month of April, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed four important new laws to support employees in Virginia, including legislation to increase protections for whistleblowers and LGBTQ workers and against wage theft. Virginia Values Act On April 11, …

The “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act”

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On March 28, 2020, Congress passed, and President Trump signed, the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (CARES Act).  The Act allocates approximately $2 trillion dollars of relief aimed at combating the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The …

COVID-19 and National Origin Discrimination

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Discrimination against Asian Americans and other people of Asian descent has spiked in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.  The New York Times recently published an article describing such incidents occurring with unprecedented frequency. These incidents have also seeped into …