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September 11, 2018

From Ballots to Bills: Michigan Adopts Paid Sick and Safe Time Law and Raises the Minimum Wage

On September 5, 2018, the Michigan Legislature adopted as law a proposed ballot measure that will require employers to provide their employees paid leave that can be used for “sick” and “safe” time purposes.

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September 11, 2018

Third Circuit Holds Individual Plaintiffs Lack Standing for Some Alleged Violations of the FCRA's Pre-Adverse Action Notice Requirement

The Third Circuit has joined the chorus of recent circuit court opinions tackling the question of constitutional standing to sue in federal court under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

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September 10, 2018

Eighth Circuit Holds Individual Plaintiff Lacks Standing for Alleged Violations of the FCRA’s Authorization and Disclosure Requirement

On September 6, 2018, the 8th Circuit held that an individual plaintiff did not have constitutional standing to sue in federal court under the FCRA for an alleged violation of the statute's authorization and disclosure requirement.

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September 10, 2018

OFCCP Mails Second Round of CSALs

On September 7, 2018, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) sent a second round of Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) to 750 contractor establishments.

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September 7, 2018

Significant Compliance Challenges in New York State's Proposed Anti-Sex Harassment Rules: What Can Employers Do Now?

Recently, NY's governor issued an executive order that includes draft model documents on the new sexual discrimination and harassment law, as well as a draft set of FAQs that elaborate on the statutory requirements. Comments are due September 12, 2018.

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September 7, 2018

Future of Work Agenda Includes Controversial Workplace Proposals

A new report, The Future of Work, Wages, and Labor: Policy & Recommendations, sets forth a laundry list of labor and employment priorities.

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September 5, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions About the New Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act

The recently-enacted Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act provides a roadmap for employers to follow to ensure enforcement of noncompetition agreements entered into on or after October 1, 2018.

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September 5, 2018

FDIC Loosens Restrictions on Hiring Bank Personnel with Criminal Histories

The FDIC recently published its final rule on modifications to the Statement of Policy for Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, which will ease certain hiring requirements for banking industry employers.

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September 5, 2018

DOL Issues Updated FMLA Forms

On September 4, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division released the long-awaited new Family Medical Leave Act notices and certification forms.

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September 5, 2018

WPI State of the States: Anti-Harassment and Lactation Accommodation Proposals Advance, While Ballot Initiatives Take Shape

Although the bulk of state lawmaking has finished for 2018, those few states still in session are moving quickly on pending bills.

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