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June 3, 2016

Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — June 2016

Littler's Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report details key labor, employment, and benefits news and events at the federal, state, local, and global levels.

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May 17, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court Holds Not Every Violation of a Federal Statute is a Ticket to File a Federal Court Lawsuit

On May 16, 2016, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, a case raising the procedural question whether any and all violations of a federal statute are sufficient for a plaintiff to file a lawsuit in federal court.

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May 11, 2016

FTC Releases Updated FCRA Guidance On Background Checks

On May 10, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a new publication related to background checks and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

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May 10, 2016

Vermont Joins the Ranks of Cities and States that "Ban the Box"

On May 3, 2016, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill into law that prohibits most employers from requesting criminal history information on an employment application.

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May 2, 2016

Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — May 2016

The May edition of the Insider Report discusses recent agency rulemaking, legislative maneuvers to block new and pending rules, and state efforts to enact labor and employment laws that have stalled at the federal level.

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March 25, 2016

Austin Becomes the First City in Texas to “Ban the Box”

On March 24, 2016, the Austin City Council passed the Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance, which will prohibit most employers from asking questions about or considering an individual’s criminal history until after making a conditional offer of employment.

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March 15, 2016

Philadelphia Criminal Background Checks – Fair Chance Hiring Law Poster

A mandatory new poster restating the major elements of Philadelphia’s ban-the-box law is now available.

WPI Report
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March 3, 2016

Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — March 2016

Littler's Workplace Policy Institute® (WPI™) presents the Insider Report, a monthly newsletter detailing key labor, employment, and benefits policy developments at the federal, state, local and global levels.

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March 1, 2016

Eighth Circuit Rules Minnesota's Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace Act Has Multi-State Reach

The 8th Circuit recently expanded the reach of the Minnesota Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace Act in Olson v. Push, Inc.

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February 25, 2016

Proposed Regulations Issued by the New York City Commission on Human Rights Clarify and Expand the Citywide "Ban-the-Box" Law

The New York City Commission on Human Rights has issued proposed regulations clarifying NYC's Fair Chance Act, a "ban-the-box" law that significantly restricts criminal history inquiries in employment.

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