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Insight
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January 8, 2018

Ringing in 2018 with New Ban-The-Box Laws

Over the past few years, employers have come to expect new ban-the-box laws, and 2018 is no exception: one state law was amended and one new local law was enacted.

WPI Report
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January 3, 2018

WPI State of the States: A Busy December Signals a Wild 2018 for Employers

Despite the holiday break in most statehouses and city halls, legislators were quite productive in December. More than 40 employment-related bills were introduced or advanced last month, across nearly 20 states and municipalities.

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December 21, 2017

The EEOC Continues to Press Litigation Under Title VII Concerning Employer Criminal Records Checks

An Illinois federal judge has largely denied an employer's attempt to force the EEOC to provide additional evidence in support of its claim that the employer’s background check policy disparately excluded African-American workers from employment.

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November 13, 2017

Ready or Not, Here It Comes! 2018 Brings New Labor & Employment Laws, Primarily at the State Level

On January 1, 2018, and throughout the coming year, employers across the nation will confront a host of new or amended federal, state, and/or local laws.

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October 19, 2017

High Alert for California Employers and Employers Nationwide for the Second Wave of FCRA Class Actions

The flurry of Fair Credit Reporting Act class actions against employers started in or about 2012 and was not limited to California.

Insight
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October 16, 2017

With Governor Brown’s Signature, California Employers Face a Gauntlet of New Laws

Governor Brown signed into law a jaw-dropping number of bills that pertain to labor and employment issues.

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October 16, 2017

California Statewide Ban-the-Box Law Signed By Governor

On October 14, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed a statewide ban-the-box law, which goes into effect January 1, 2018.

Littler Report
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October 2, 2017

WPI State of the States: Major Bills Advance in September, With More on Deck for October

The baseball pennant races are about to kick off, but not all the action is on the field. Roughly a dozen state legislatures were in session during September, and they considered more than 50 labor and employment bills.

ASAP
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September 26, 2017

California Statewide Ban-the-Box Law Approved by Legislature

A new bill proposes to add a section to the California Fair Employment and Housing Act containing new state-wide restrictions on an employer’s ability to make pre-hire and personnel decisions based on an individual’s criminal history.

ASAP
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September 20, 2017

California Countdown: Which Labor & Employment Bills Will the Governor Sign?

September 15 was the last day in 2017 for bills to pass both houses of the California Legislature and be forwarded to the governor. Governor Jerry Brown (D) has until October 15, 2017 to sign, veto, or otherwise not act upon these bills.

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