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December 9, 2016

City of Los Angeles Mayor to Sign Long-Awaited “Ban the Box” Law

Los Angeles’ mayor is expected to soon sign the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, which will prohibit most private sector employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal history until after making a conditional offer of employment.

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December 5, 2016

2017 Labor & Employment Laws: New Year, New Government, New Challenges

On January 1, 2017, employers across the nation will face a host of new or amended federal, state, and/or local labor and employment requirements.

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November 8, 2016

State Laws Encourage Employers to Honor Veterans

As Veterans Day approaches, we review two particular types of state statutes intended to benefit veterans: holiday leave laws, and laws allowing preferences for veterans in employment.

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November 8, 2016

DOJ and FTC Release Antitrust Guidance for HR Professionals

In 2016, in addition to knowing the ins and outs of labor and employment law, the federal government and its enforcement entities expect that you have more than a passing familiarity with antitrust law.

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July 28, 2016

Supreme Court of Canada Holds Private-Sector Federal Employers Must Have Just Cause to Dismiss Non-Managerial Employees

The Supreme Court of Canada's recent decision in Wilson v. Atomic Energy confirms that private-sector federal employers must have just cause to dismiss non-managerial employees.

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July 22, 2016

German Employee's Dismissal at U.S. Regulator's Behest Ruled Invalid

On July 13, 2016, the Frankfurt Higher Labor Court held the dismissal of an employee in response to demands by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) was invalid.

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July 15, 2016

New York City Expands Law Governing Displaced Building Service Workers

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently signed a bill amending the New York City Displaced Building Service Workers Protection Act, significantly expanding its coverage.

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June 21, 2016

OFCCP Issues Final Regulations on Sex Discrimination for Government Contractors

On June 15, 2016, the OFCCP published a final rule detailing the obligations of federal contractors to ensure nondiscrimination on the basis of sex.

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June 20, 2016

Philadelphia Becomes the First Jurisdiction in 2016 to Restrict Employers from Using Credit Information in Employment Decisions

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney recently signed a bill to make it unlawful, with limited exceptions, for employers to procure or use an applicant’s or employee’s credit history for employment purposes.

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June 16, 2016

Colorado Grants Certain Private-Sector Employees the Right to Inspect Their Personnel Files

On June 10, 2016, Colorado enacted a measure that provides certain current and former private-sector employees the right to access and obtain a copy of their personnel files.

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