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WPI Report
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September 5, 2017

WPI State of the States: Labor Day Edition

The holiday weekend marked the end of summer fun, but state legislatures across the country remained hard at work in August. Predictive scheduling and protected time off remain very hot topics. Several antidiscrimination bills also made headway.

Insight
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August 15, 2017

Ninth Circuit Revisits Article III Standing For An Alleged FCRA Violation

Ninth Circuit finds plaintiff's allegations of inaccurate reporting of information about his marital status, age, education background and employment history constitute harm sufficiently concrete to satisfy the injury-in-fact requirement for standing.

WPI Report
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August 1, 2017

WPI State of the States: Statehouses Continue to Release Summer Blockbusters

Despite recent publicity surrounding bills pending in the U.S. Congress, state legislatures have not lost their focus.

Insight
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July 31, 2017

Final Regulations Clarifying and Expanding New York City "Ban the Box" Law Take Effect on August 5, 2017

Final regulations implementing New York City's Fair Chance Act—one of the nation's most comprehensive "ban the box" laws—take effect on August 5, 2017.

Insight
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July 17, 2017

California Court Certifies FCRA Class of Over 40,000 Applicants

A court's recent certification of a class of applicants in an FCRA action serves as a reminder of the importance of vigilance with regard to FCRA compliance.

ASAP
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July 14, 2017

EEOC's Race Discrimination Suit Against Janitorial Company Includes Background Check Allegations

The filing of a new discrimination lawsuit by the EEOC answers the question whether, after five years of intensive scrutiny, employers can breathe a sigh of relief in terms of screening job applicants based on criminal records.

Insight
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June 30, 2017

Federal District Court Holds Employer to its Promise in FCRA “Pre-Adverse Action” Notice

A federal court in Wisconsin recently held that an employer potentially violated the FCRA when it provided the employee with fewer days to dispute information contained in the report than the number of days provided in the adverse action notice.

WPI Report
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June 27, 2017

July Is the New January: Beware of Employment Regulations About to Take Effect

As we close out the first half of the year, July ushers in numerous changes in labor and employment law.

Insight
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May 6, 2017

"Who Can It Be Now?" New York's Highest Court Explains Who May Be Liable For Discrimination Based On A Criminal Conviction

A court in New York recently provided answers to questions regarding who may be liable under the state’s fair employment law for discrimination based on an individual’s conviction record.

Insight
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May 2, 2017

FTC Issues "Advice" on Background Check Disclosure and Authorization Forms

On April 28, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a blog article entitled “Background checks on prospective employees: Keep required disclosures simple.”

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