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January 29, 2020

St. Louis Enacts Ban-the-Box Ordinance Applicable to Private Employers

The City of St. Louis, Missouri enacted a ban-the-box ordinance prohibiting employers within the city from basing promotions or hiring decisions on an individual’s criminal history or a related sentence. The ordinance will take effect January 1, 2021.

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January 28, 2020

Requesting and Providing Employee References in the Netherlands – A Risky Business!

On December 13, 2019, the Dutch Supreme Court provided clarity on the issue of giving references for former employees. This article discusses points to consider when requesting and providing references, given the developing case law.

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January 27, 2020

Ontario, Canada: Employee’s Excessive Absences to Pursue Education Need Not be Tolerated by Employer

A recent decision suggests that adjudicators will consider it justifiable when an employer fires an employee whose absences are more frequent than permitted under a reasonable Absenteeism Policy, even if the absences involve a respectable activity.

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January 27, 2020

New York Releases FAQs on Statewide Salary History Ban

Recently, the New York Department of Labor released a series of Frequently Asked Questions to clarify changes to New York state law that prohibit employer inquiries into the salary history of applicants and employees, which took effect on January 6, 2020.

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January 8, 2020

15 Key Developments in Canadian Labour & Employment Law in 2019

Canada saw significant developments in labour and employment law in 2019. Here is our Littler LLP overview of 15 key developments in 2019 with links to more detailed articles and commentary.

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January 6, 2020

Provisional Measure #905 – A New Mini Labor Reform in Brazil

Provisional Measure # 905, published on November 12, 2019, establishes a new type of labor relationship in Brazil.

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December 24, 2019

New Federal Fair Chance Act Applies to Federal Contractors and Agencies

On December 20, 2019, the president signed legislation, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, which includes the federal Fair Chance Act.

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December 19, 2019

Deal or no Deal? Ontario, Canada Court Determines Employer and Employees Agreed to Settlement Absent Written Contract

An Ontario court recently applied the basic contract law principle that an agreement is formed when an offer is made and accepted, and consideration exchanged; the contract’s terms need not be in writing to be enforceable.

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December 9, 2019

Dear Littler: Can We Still Maintain Hairstyle and Personal Grooming Policies?

Our handbook restricts employees on the sales floor from wearing facial piercings, visible tattoos, long beards and dreadlocks. We’ve heard that new laws prohibit “hairstyle discrimination” and restrict dress codes. Can we still maintain our look?

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December 4, 2019

Littler Lightbulb: Highlighting Recent Developments in the Asia Pacific Region

Littler’s International Employment Law Practice Group includes experienced practitioners who help employers solve local and multinational legal issues across borders. Here, we shine a light on burgeoning legal developments in several Asia Pacific nations.

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