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May 7, 2020

Suffolk County, NY Enacts “Ban-the-Box” Law Restricting Use of Criminal History in Pre-Hire Process

Effective August 25, 2020, Suffolk County will join a growing number of New York jurisdictions in restricting the use of pre-employment inquiries into an applicant’s criminal conviction history.

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April 28, 2020

The Next Normal: A Littler Insight on Returning to Work – Recalling Furloughed Employees and the Rehire Process

After COVID-19 abates, employers may determine that they cannot return all employees to the workforce. Some employers may need to recall employees on a slower timeline depending on demand, social distancing imperatives, and the timeline for production.

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April 28, 2020

Amendments to New York’s Wage Theft Prevention Act Includes New Notice Obligations

On April 3, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the 2020-2021 state budget bills, which include several amendments to New York’s Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA).

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April 27, 2020

Ninth Circuit Holds Employers May Provide a Standalone Background Check Disclosure Concurrently With Other Documents

The 9th Circuit has held that the FCRA permits an employer to provide job applicants with a background check disclosure document at the same time it provides job applicants with other documents, so long as the disclosure is in a “standalone” document.

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April 23, 2020

Netherlands: Collective secondment provisions; consigned to history?

The Court of Appeal in The Hague recently held that the Employment and Security Act precludes secondment agencies from terminating contracts with workers who are ill or injured at work, despite terms allowing such terminations in collective agreements.

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April 15, 2020

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Holds Plaintiffs Bear the Burden of Clearly Asserting in Their Complaints the Elements of Constructive Discharge Claims

The Puerto Rico Supreme Court recently clarified that plaintiffs’ heightened burden in constructive discharge claims starts at the pleadings stage.

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April 15, 2020

Canada: Temporary Changes Made to Canada Summer Jobs program in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

On April 8, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced temporary changes to the Canada Summer Jobs program, to help employers hire summer staff and provide young Canadians access to the jobs they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 30, 2020

What Government Actions to Address COVID-19 Really Mean For Employers

Congress enacted three bills in three weeks designed to address the public health emergency caused by the spread of COVID-19.

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March 27, 2020

New York City Commission on Human Rights Proposes Rules Addressing Exceptions to Prohibition on Pre-Employment Marijuana Screening

On March 10, 2020, the NYC Commission on Human Rights proposed rules addressing exceptions recognized under the city’s ordinance generally prohibiting pre-employment testing for marijuana and THC.

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