On March 17, 2023, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published an updated version of the publication entitled, “A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act,” which is also called the “Summary of Consumer Rights.”
To maintain a diverse workforce and encourage women to remain at work, employers need to find better ways to support them by addressing the challenges women may face in negotiating the demands of their professional and personal lives.
On March 8 the Michigan House of Representatives passed a bill expanding the language of the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act’s protected categories to include sexual orientation and gender identity or expression as prohibited categories for discrimination
During the past few years, employers have seen efforts to restrict the use of confidentiality and nondisparagement provisions in severance agreements at both the state and federal levels. The NLRB has now joined the party.
The 9th Circuit has held that the FAA preempts AB 51, which attempted to prohibit employers from requiring employees to waive, as a condition of employment, the right to litigate claims under the FEHA and the California Labor Code.
The Illinois Department of Labor recently published final regulations governing the new requirements for employers to comply with the Illinois Equal Pay Act Amendments signed into law by Governor Pritzker on March 23 and June 25, 2021.