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Olympia Karageorgiou is an associate in the Labor Department and a member of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration Group.

During her time at Proskauer, Olympia has focused on a wide range of employment matters, including employment discrimination litigation, due diligence, and policies, handbooks and training, among others. Olympia has gained experience across a wide variety of industries including financial services, education, sports, and media and entertainment.

Olympia earned her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was co-director of the Clinical Student Board and a member of the Reentry Clinic. While at Yale, she was also Academic Development co-chair of the Yale Black Law Students Association and served as a director of the Rebellious Lawyering Conference.

Prior to law school, Olympia was an AmeriCorps member in Dallas, Texas, focusing on issues related to education and social equity.

On January 10, 2024, D.C. Mayor, Muriel Bowser, signed the “Minimum Wage Clarification Amendment Act of 2023” into law. If the Act is not overturned by Congress, it will expand the circumstances where employers must pay employees D.C.’s minimum wage (currently $17.00 an hour for non-tipped employees).

Under existing law, employers are required

On January 12, 2024, D.C. Mayor, Muriel Bowser, signed the “Wage Transparency Omnibus Amendment Act of 2023.” If not overturned during the subsequent 30-day Congressional review period, beginning June 30, 2024, employers with at least one employee in D.C. will be required to publish wage and benefit information to prospective employees and wage

After multiple delays, on October 31, 2023, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) announced the opening of the 2022 EEO-1 data collection portal. All employers with 100 or more employees, and federal government contractors and subcontractors (“Contractors”) with at least 50 employees and a federal government contract of $50,000 or more are required to file

On June 29, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, No. 20-1199 (June 29, 2023), that the race-conscious admissions programs at one public and one private institution covered by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act violated the Equal Protection Clause

There is no doubt that 2022 was an eventful year in employment law. In this post, we review some key developments from the prior year that employers should be aware of and hot topics to watch out for as we move forward into 2023.

Salary and Pay Transparency

The trend of enacting salary and pay