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August 19, 2021

Pennsylvania Appeals Court Determines State’s Medical Marijuana Act Includes a Private Right of Action for Employees

In a case of first impression, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania has determined that employees can sue their employers for claims under the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act.

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August 12, 2021

Illinois Makes Discrimination and Immigration Practices Based on Work Authorization Status a Civil Rights Violation

Illinois House Bill 0121 adds a provision to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) making it a civil rights violation for discriminating against employees and job applicants based on their “work authorization status[.]”

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August 4, 2021

Montana Releases FAQs on Vaccine Discrimination Law

The Montana Department of Labor & Industry has released several FAQs clarifying Montana House Bill 702.

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July 30, 2021

Got the Green Light: New Puerto Rico Law Expands Employment Protections for Registered and Licensed Medical Cannabis Patients

On July 29, 2021, Puerto Rico enacted a law that expands employment protections to employees who are registered and licensed medical cannabis patients.

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July 29, 2021

Connecticut Limits Inquiries into Prospective Employees’ Ages

Governor Lamont recently signed a new law, effective October 1, 2021, which adds to the Fair Employment Practices Act an explicit ban on Connecticut employers inquiring into the ages of prospective employees “on an initial employment application.”

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July 28, 2021

Texas Adopts Expanded Protections for Employees Asserting Sexual Harassment Claims

Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently signed two new bills that significantly expand the protections for employees who assert claims of sexual harassment under the Texas Labor Code.

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July 28, 2021

Rhode Island Enacts Comprehensive Pay Equity Law

Rhode Island has joined the growing ranks of states that have enacted a sweeping pay equity statute.

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July 20, 2021

Opening Pandora’s Box: Oregon Court of Appeals Holds That “Any Person” Can Be Held Liable Under Oregon’s Aiding and Abetting Statute

On June 23, 2021, in Charlton v. Ed Staub and Sons Petroleum, Inc. and Quicksilver Contracting Company, the Oregon Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of the plaintiff’s “aiding and abetting” discrimination and retaliation claim.

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July 12, 2021

Employment Highlights from Oregon’s Active 2021 Legislative Session

June 2021 culminated in the elimination of COVID-19 restrictions in Oregon and significant changes to the state’s employment laws during the 2021 legislative session.

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July 6, 2021

The Dust Hasn’t Settled Yet: Employers Must Continue to Be Thoughtful About Criminal Record Screening Policies

Last month, the new chair of the EEOC, Charlotte A. Burrows, was the keynote speaker at a conference regarding new research on criminal recidivism.

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