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June 10, 2016

Amorphous No More – Virginia Defines "Reasonable Notice" of Termination as "Effectual Notice" in the At-Will Employment Context

The Supreme Court of Virginia, in Johnston v. William E. Wood & Associates, Inc., recently answered the question of what constitutes "reasonable notice" for terminating an at-will employee.

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June 3, 2016

Connecticut Becomes the Third Jurisdiction in 2016 to "Ban the Box"

On June 1, 2016, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed a bill into law that prohibits most employers from requesting criminal history information on an initial employment application.

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May 24, 2016

Supreme Court Clarifies the Time Period for Initiating Constructive Discharge Claims

On May 23, 2016, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Green v. Brennan, holding that the statute of limitations for a constructive discharge claim begins to run at the time the employee resigns.

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May 23, 2016

Key Legislation Emerging from the 2016 Maryland General Assembly Session and Local Ordinances to Remember

Maryland's 2016 General Assembly session has now adjourned. Maryland employers should be aware of several new laws addressing equal pay, veterans hiring and promotion preferences, and retirement savings.

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May 10, 2016

Vermont Joins the Ranks of Cities and States that "Ban the Box"

On May 3, 2016, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill into law that prohibits most employers from requesting criminal history information on an employment application.

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May 10, 2016

Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Act Leaves Employers' Ability to Enforce Strict Drug-Free Workplace Policies Hazy

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf recently signed legislation authorizing the use of medical marijuana (the Medical Marijuana Act or MMA) in Pennsylvania.

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April 20, 2016

New Mexico State Employers Cannot Avoid Private USERRA Claims

The New Mexico Supreme Court has ruled that a New Mexico National Guard member could assert a claim against the state as the employer under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA).

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April 12, 2016

NLRA Protections for Derogatory Statements and Four-Letter Words Attacking a Company and its Managers

More and more employers, union and non-union alike, are getting ensnared in efforts by the National Labor Relations Board to aggressively expand employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act, to the detriment of employers.

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April 5, 2016

Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — April 2016

This month's edition of WPI's Insider Report includes articles on the Administration's push to finalize rules before the November elections, legislative and litigation steps to thwart those efforts, and state bills and ordinances that have advanced.

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March 31, 2016

Utah Enacts Post-Employment Restrictions Act

A growing number of states are tightening conditions on restrictive covenants. As of March 22, 2016, Utah has now joined their ranks with its “Post-Employment Restrictions Act,” HB 251.

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