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Insight
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October 3, 2019

Columbia, South Carolina Limits Inquiries About Applicants’ Criminal and Salary Histories

Columbia, South Carolina passed an ordinance effective August 6, 2019, limiting employers’ use of criminal background checks and banning employers from inquiring about salary history on job applications.

Insight
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September 27, 2019

Sharp Curve Ahead! An Employer’s Roadmap to Recent Legislative Developments in Illinois

The Illinois legislature has been quite active, leaving many employers wondering: “Is Illinois the new California?”

ASAP
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September 11, 2019

EEOC Announces It Will Not Collect Compensation Data Next Year

The EEOC has announced that it will not seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget to collect detailed employee compensation data on its Form EEO-1 next year.

ASAP
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August 19, 2019

Keeping Compliant with Expanding State and Local Equal Pay Laws

Since 2016, hundreds of bills and dozens of new laws aimed at closing the pay gap have been introduced and enacted at both the state and local levels.

ASAP
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August 12, 2019

New Jersey Adds Sharp Teeth, and Employer Notice Duty, to Wage and Hour Law

New Jersey recently enacted its Wage Theft Law, transforming the state’s wage and hour laws into one of the most robust in the country. The law substantially expands the civil and criminal recourse available for nonpayment of wages and retaliation.

ASAP
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August 5, 2019

Toledo Becomes Second Ohio City to Pass Salary History Ban

Toledo, Ohio recently adopted the Pay Equity Act to Prohibit the Inquiry and Use of Salary History in Hiring Practices. The ordinance generally prohibits employers or their agents from asking about, screening or relying on the wage history of applicants.

WPI Report
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August 2, 2019

WPI State of the States: Legislative Action Heats up in July

Although most state legislatures have adjourned for 2019 or are in recess, those still in active session finalized several new employment laws in July.

Littler Report
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August 1, 2019

Minding the Pay Gap: What Employers Need to Know as Pay Equity Protections Widen

The pay gap – or paying women and other historically marginalized groups less for the same or substantially similar work – has increasingly been in the media spotlight. Politicians have also taken note.

ASAP
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August 1, 2019

Illinois Hops on the Equal Pay Bandwagon: Amends Equal Pay Law, Enacts Salary History Ban

On July 31, 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed House Bill 834 into law, strengthening the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003. Key changes take effect on September 29, 2019 and include a ban on the solicitation of salary history data from applicants.

ASAP
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July 26, 2019

New Jersey Adds to Recent Flood of Salary History Ban Laws

Continuing the recent deluge of salary history ban laws, on July 25, 2019, New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver signed Bill A1094 into law.

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