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April 6, 2018

Criminal Record Screening Policies Continue to Raise Important Compliance Issues

Employers that use criminal record screening policies must continue to be vigilant about compliance with all applicable laws. A recent settlement by one of the nation’s leading retailers reinforces this point.

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April 2, 2018

WPI State of the States: Pay Equity, Sexual Harassment Continue to Drive State Bills

While the surge of state-level legislation introduced in the first quarter of 2018 has waned, some significant labor and employment bills are advancing through their legislative chambers.

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March 29, 2018

Michigan Expands its Preemption Law to Cover Interview Limitations

On March 26, 2018, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill that prohibits local governments from regulating the information employers can request from prospective employees during the interview process.

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March 29, 2018

San Francisco is Likely to Amend its Ban-the-Box Law

San Francisco has proposed certain amendments to its Fair Chance Ordinance that will bring it more in line with the new California ban-the-box law.

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March 2, 2018

WPI State of the States: Legislatures Pick up the Pace

State and local lawmakers introduced over 250 new labor and employment bills in February, and considered hundreds of others in various stages of the legislative lifecycle.

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February 28, 2018

Employers Prevail in FCRA Class Actions

The FCRA is not a classic employment law, but regulates the procurement and use of background checks by employers. The plaintiffs’ bar has been flooding the courts with class action lawsuits asserting technical violations of the FCRA's requirements.

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February 6, 2018

Kansas City, Missouri, Enacts "Ban-the-Box-Plus" Ordinance

On February 1, 2018, the Kansas City, Missouri, City Council passed restrictions on employers’ inquiries into, and use of, criminal record information.

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February 5, 2018

EEOC's Background Check Guidance Suffers Loss in Texas Federal Court

On February 1, 2018, a federal judge enjoined the EEOC and U.S. Attorney General from enforcing against the State of Texas the EEOC’s 2012 Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records.

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January 8, 2018

Ringing in 2018 with New Ban-The-Box Laws

Over the past few years, employers have come to expect new ban-the-box laws, and 2018 is no exception: one state law was amended and one new local law was enacted.

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January 3, 2018

WPI State of the States: A Busy December Signals a Wild 2018 for Employers

Despite the holiday break in most statehouses and city halls, legislators were quite productive in December. More than 40 employment-related bills were introduced or advanced last month, across nearly 20 states and municipalities.

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