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May 31, 2019

Kansas City, Missouri Joins National Movement to Ban Salary History Inquiries

Kansas City, Missouri joined the growing list of cities with salary history bans, aligning with a national trend that continues to gain momentum.

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May 28, 2019

Nevada Expands Mandatory Occupational Safety Training to Conventions and Trade Shows

Through the recent passage of Senate Bill No. 119, the Nevada Legislature further expanded mandatory safety training — this time to now include employees performing work at sites primarily used for trade shows, conventions and related activities.

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May 23, 2019

The Effects of Using AI to Assess Applicants in the Netherlands and EU

A discussion of the exciting opportunities and challenges resulting from the use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in HR decision-making and reporting.

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May 16, 2019

Washington Amends its Equal Pay Law to Enact Salary History Ban and Require Disclosure of Salary Ranges

On May 9, 2019, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1696, the state’s most recent pay equity legislation, which the bill claims is an “additional step towards gender equality.”

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May 14, 2019

UK: Employers Can Discipline Workers Before a Criminal Investigation Ends

The United Kingdom (U.K.) Court of Appeal recently confirmed that employers usually can conduct internal investigations and disciplinary procedures when an employee is also subject to related criminal proceedings.

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May 9, 2019

Washington State Enacts Comprehensive Noncompete Reform

On May 8, 2019, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1450 (HB 1450), radically altering the law governing noncompetition agreements and moonlighting prohibitions in Washington State.

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May 8, 2019

Washington Legislature Passes the Washington State Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Act to Permit Affirmative Action in Public Employment, Education, and Contracting

For 20 years, public agencies in Washington State have been barred from favoring or discriminating against applicants, employees, or contractors based on sex, ethnicity, color, race, or national origin.

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May 8, 2019

Ruling Raises Important Considerations for Independent Contractor Background Screening

A federal court’s recent decision demonstrates the value in reviewing all documents related to the independent contractor background screening process to attempt to solidify potential defenses to expansive class-action claims.

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May 7, 2019

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Holds that an Employee’s Felony Indictment Constitutes Just Cause for Termination

The Puerto Rico Supreme Court recently held that that a felony indictment constitutes just cause for termination under Puerto Rico’s Unjust Dismissal statute, Act No. 80 of May 30, 1976 (Act 80).

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May 6, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Reducing the Risk That an Employer’s Release of Claims is Found Unenforceable

When an Ontario employee executes a well-drafted release of claims upon termination, there may still be a risk that a court will conclude the release is unenforceable because it is unconscionable.

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