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Feb
28
2018
Insight

Employers Prevail in FCRA Class Actions

The FCRA is not a classic employment law, but regulates the procurement and use of background checks by employers. The plaintiffs’ bar has been flooding the courts with class action lawsuits asserting technical violations of the FCRA's requirements.

Feb
16
2018
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The EEOC Phoenix District Office Challenges Releases Waiving Future Financial Liability for Discrimination Claims

A recent settlement shows that the EEOC continues, from time to time, to take the position in litigation that an employee’s private release may not waive the employee’s right to receive future financial relief in an EEOC discrimination action.

Feb
14
2018
Insight

You're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat: Pay Equity Initiatives Flood the State Legislatures

In 2017, legislatures in more than 40 U.S. jurisdictions considered over 100 bills intended to narrow the lingering pay gap. While only a handful of those proposals ultimately became law, this wave shows no signs of subsiding.

Feb
13
2018
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Canada Announces Two New Initiatives To Hold Companies Accountable For Human Rights Violations Abroad

The Canadian Government recently announced two new initiatives to “strengthen Canada’s approach to responsible business conduct for Canadian companies doing business and operating abroad.”

Feb
6
2018
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Proposed Act Seeks to Require Large Companies Operating in Australia to Report on Modern Slavery

The Australian Government has announced plans to release draft legislation proposing the introduction of a “modern slavery in supply chains” reporting requirement.

Jan
30
2018
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The New York City Council Continues To Pass Laws Granting Employees The Power To Dictate Their Schedules

The New York City Council has passed another scheduling law that provides employees with additional rights to demand changes to their work schedules, with little flexibility for employers to reject such changes.

Jan
22
2018
Insight

DOL Updates Guidance on Unpaid Interns, Embracing Circuit Courts' Approach

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced a significant change in its interpretation of the Fair Labor Standards Act with respect to interns.

Jan
17
2018
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Maryland Becomes the Latest State to Require Paid Sick and Safe Leave

On January 12, 2018, the Maryland legislature overrode Governor Larry Hogan’s (R) 2017 veto of the Healthy Working Families Act, enacting legislation that requires Maryland businesses to provide covered employees with sick and safe leave.

Jan
10
2018
Insight

Massachusetts High Court Rules that Investors and Board Members are not Personally Liable for Unpaid Wages Under State Law

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently held that individuals acting as board members and investors cannot be held personally liable under the Massachusetts Payment of Wages Law for a company’s failure to pay wages.

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