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April 22, 2019

In Step with National Trend, Maine Passes Salary History Ban

On April 12, 2019, Maine’s Governor signed L.D. 278, a pay equity bill that generally prohibits employer inquiries into the salary history of prospective employees until after an offer of employment has been made.

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April 22, 2019

No Subpoena, No Protection?: Indiana Court of Appeals Approves Dismissal of Employee Who Left Work to Voluntarily Testify at Hearing

The Indiana Court of Appeals recently held that an employee who left work early to voluntarily testify at a former coworker's unemployment benefits appeal hearing was not protected by public policy from termination.

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April 16, 2019

Employer Prevails in FCRA Class Action in California

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.

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April 10, 2019

Pre-Employment Marijuana Drug Testing Goes Up in Smoke in NYC

On April 9, 2019, the New York City Council passed a first-of-its-kind bill that prohibits pre-employment drug testing for the presence of marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinols.

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April 1, 2019

Suffering Fools and Foolish Employment Stories Gladly

You think we’re joking? This April Fools' Day we once again bring you the lighter side of labor and employment news.

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March 28, 2019

What to Do in the UK if You’re Ghosted… by Your Employees

While "ghosting" might be new(ish) in the dating world, the “ghosting employee” is very much an age-old problem for employers across the globe. How should employers respond when employees vanish into thin air?

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March 27, 2019

Hiring Benchmark for Veteran Affirmative Action Plans Lowered to 5.9%

The OFCCP announced on March 27, 2019, that it is lowering the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) hiring benchmark to 5.9 percent from 6.4 percent.

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March 26, 2019

DOL Issues Guidance on Complying with the H-1B LCA Posting Requirement Electronically

The DOL has issued a Field Assistance Bulletin providing guidance on acceptable ways to notify employees electronically of plans to hire foreign workers.

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March 21, 2019

New Jersey Poised to Enact First Recreational Marijuana Law Protecting Workers from Adverse Employment Action

Draft legislation limits employer action on off-work marijuana use; penalizes employer consideration of arrests or convictions for marijuana offenses in any jurisdiction.

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March 21, 2019

Facebook Settles Claims Alleging Discriminatory Ad Targeting

On March 19, 2019, Facebook settled several lawsuits brought related to the placement of employment advertisements on its website aimed at selected users based on their age or gender.

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