The U.S. Supreme Court has vacated and remanded the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Rizo v. Yovino, in which it held an employer cannot justify a wage differential between men and women by relying on prior salary.
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the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act did not provide a cause of action for an applicant whose conditional job offer was rescinded after he tested positive for marijuana during a mandatory pre-employment drug test.
The future of the Withdrawal Agreement, and therefore the basis on which the UK will leave the EU, remains uncertain. Meanwhile March 29, 2019, the date of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU by automatic operation of law, looms ever closer.
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.
The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) released enforcement guidance on Monday, February 18, 2019, defining discrimination based on natural hair and hairstyles as a subset of race discrimination.