On April 15, 2019, a California Court of Appeal affirmed summary judgment for the employer in an action alleging class-wide violations of the hyper-technical provisions of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.
New Mexico’s state legislature has been busy over the past few weeks acting on bills introduced earlier this year. The state has enacted at least 9 new laws affecting employers, covering many topics from health care access to criminal background checks.
Suspending an employee during a workplace investigation is sometimes necessary. But before an employer decides to suspend a U.K. employee, it should consider several factors to reduce the risk of potential claims of forced resignation.
The Westchester County Human Rights Commission, the agency responsible for conducting public outreach for the County's new Earned Sick Leave Law, published a copy of the law, an employee notice, and FAQs — just hours before the law took effect this week.
On April 1, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced amendments to the state’s fiscal year 2020 budget, which includes, among other things, an amendment to its Election Law entitling employees in New York to three hours of paid time off to vote.
A leading UK advisory body (Acas) recently published new guidance on age discrimination. This update is timely in light of an age discrimination claim brought by a National Health Service employee that caught the public’s attention.