Background check industry groups have mounted a full-court press to remedy the recent slowdown in criminal record searches in California state courts caused by last year’s court of appeal decision in All of Us or None v. Hamrick.
Draft regulations would dramatically expand the liability exposure and obligations of employers and third-party vendors in California that use, sell, or administer employment-screening tools or services that use AI in decision-making.
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently dismissed the employer’s appeal of a lower court decision in which the trial judge held “exceptional circumstances” existed to justify making an award that exceeded the 24-month “high end” amount of reasonable notice.
The war in Ukraine has persisted and Western countries have continued to ramp up sanctions against Russia. Employers with workforces in these countries have raised many employment law questions – some of them unprecedented.
In this episode of our Women’s History Month podcast series, Jacqueline Polito talks with two special Littler alumnae about the importance of elevating – and being elevated by – their female colleagues every day in the workplace.
I want our employees and our clients to feel safe and confident about their face-to-face dealings with one another, but I am concerned about escalating tensions around the issue of masking during this next phase of the pandemic.