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Apr
10
2018
ASAP

Data Breach Notification Coming to Canada

The Government of Canada has announced that its proposed data breach notification requirements pursuant to the Digital Privacy Act will take effect on November 1, 2018.
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security
  • International Employment Law

Apr
6
2018
ASAP

Criminal Record Screening Policies Continue to Raise Important Compliance Issues

Employers that use criminal record screening policies must continue to be vigilant about compliance with all applicable laws. A recent settlement by one of the nation’s leading retailers reinforces this point.
  • Background Checks
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Apr
6
2018
ASAP

A "Rare" Amendment: Colorado Amends its Non-Compete Statute for the First Time Since 1982 to Protect Physicians Treating Patients with "Rare Disorders"

On April 2, 2018, Colorado enacted a bill amending its non-compete statute to clarify that physicians may disclose their continuing practice and provide new contact information to any of their patients with “rare disorders.”
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets
  • Healthcare

Apr
5
2018
ASAP

Panama: New Law Prohibiting Harassment, Racism and Sexism in the Workplace Mandates Full Compliance by May 16, 2018

On February 14, 2018, Law 7, which prohibits sexual harassment, mobbing (bullying), racism and discriminatory practices in all environments, took effect. Employers must be in full compliance under the new law by May 16, 2018.
  • International Employment Law
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Apr
5
2018
ASAP

Panamá: Nueva ley que prohíbe el acoso, el racismo y el sexismo en el lugar de trabajo será de absoluto cumplimiento a partir del 16 de mayo de 2018

El 14 de febrero de 2018 se aprobó la Ley 7 que prohíbe el acoso sexual, el hostigamiento, el racismo y las prácticas discriminatorias en todos los ámbitos, incluyendo el lugar de trabajo y las instituciones educativas.
  • International Employment Law
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Apr
3
2018
ASAP

"Actual Damages" Interpreted to Include Non-Economic Damages Under Pennsylvania's Whistleblower Law

A recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision has upheld that successful plaintiffs are entitled to non-economic damages under Pennsylvania’s Whistleblower Law.
  • Whistleblowing and Retaliation

Apr
2
2018
ASAP

OFCCP Lowers Hiring Benchmark for Veteran Affirmative Action Plans

On March 30, 2018, the OFCCP announced that it was lowering the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) hiring benchmark to 6.4 percent from 6.7 percent.
  • Affirmative Action/OFCCP Compliance
  • Government Contractors
  • Construction

Mar
29
2018
ASAP

West Virginia Employers No Longer Allowed to Prohibit Guns in Vehicles in Company Parking Lots

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice recently signed into law the Business Liability Protection Act, which limits an employer’s ability to prohibit the lawful possession of firearms locked in vehicles parked in company parking lots.
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)

Mar
29
2018
ASAP

Michigan Expands its Preemption Law to Cover Interview Limitations

On March 26, 2018, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill that prohibits local governments from regulating the information employers can request from prospective employees during the interview process.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Background Checks

Mar
29
2018
ASAP

San Francisco is Likely to Amend its Ban-the-Box Law

San Francisco has proposed certain amendments to its Fair Chance Ordinance that will bring it more in line with the new California ban-the-box law.
  • Background Checks
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Workplace Policy Institute

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