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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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March 20, 2019

In Oklahoma, Medical Use of Marijuana Is OK, But Employers Now Have Enhanced Rights to Act

On March 12, 2019, Oklahoma Governor Stitt signed into law the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Use and Protection Act.

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March 18, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Employers Can Provide Candid Job References

Ontario employers can speak candidly about former employees' weaknesses when providing job references, as long as the dominant motive for the reference is not malicious, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently indicated.

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March 15, 2019

Cincinnati Bans Salary History Inquiries

On March 12, 2019, Cincinnati, Ohio passed an ordinance prohibiting employers from asking applicants about their salary history or current earnings.

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February 22, 2019

Michigan Employers Can Refuse to Hire Medical Marijuana Users

A state appellate court held the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act did not provide a cause of action for an applicant whose conditional job offer was rescinded after he tested positive for marijuana during a mandatory pre-employment drug test.

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February 22, 2019

Philadelphia’s “Fair Workweek” Ordinance Will Impose Scheduling and Hiring Restrictions on Large Retail, Hospitality and Food Service Establishments

Philadelphia's Fair Workweek Employment Standards Ordinance, effective January 1, 2020, imposes significant hiring, scheduling, and compensation duties on large retail, hospitality and food service businesses.

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February 5, 2019

A New Cause of Action: Massachusetts High Court Rules That Denying a Lateral Transfer Request Could Constitute Discrimination

On January 29, 2019, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that failing to grant a lateral transfer for discriminatory reasons may constitute an “adverse employment action” that violates Massachusetts law.

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