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Littler Report
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September 17, 2020

The Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine – Planning for the Employer Response

Many employers are hopeful that a vaccine for COVID-19 will be the silver bullet that will enable employers to return to some semblance of a pre-COVID workplace. Can an employer mandate that employees be vaccinated before coming back to work?

ASAP
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September 16, 2020

Hawaii Amends its Ban the Box Law to Fortify Protections for Ex-Offenders

Hawaii has long had a law limiting the discretion that employers have to consider older conviction records in making employment decisions.

Insight
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August 20, 2020

Ontario, Canada Court of Appeal Confirms Past Experience with Vendor in Asset Purchase Transaction a Factor in Calculating Reasonable Notice

A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal indicates that an employee’s past service with a vendor may be a factor in the reasonable notice calculation when a successor employer terminates employment.

Insight
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August 11, 2020

Supreme Court of Puerto Rico Rules “Ex-Offender” Is Not a Protected Category

The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico has ruled that the status of ex-offender is not a protected category under the Constitution nor under Puerto Rico’s general anti-discrimination statute.

ASAP
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August 11, 2020

San Francisco Releases “Back to Work” Layoff Notice and Related Guidance

On August 7, 2020, the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) formally issued its guidance on the Temporary Right to Reemployment Following Layoff Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Ordinance.

Insight
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August 6, 2020

The FDIC Again Loosens Restrictions on Hiring Bank Personnel with Criminal Histories

On July 24, 2020, the FDIC published a Final Rule regarding Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, 12 U.S.C. § 1829 (“Section 19”), which restricts hiring at FDIC-insured depository institutions, such as FDIC member banks.

ASAP
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August 5, 2020

U.S. Agencies Agree to Share Information in New Enforcement Initiative Targeting H-1B and Immigrant Workers

The U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL) and Homeland Security (DHS) have jointly announced a new initiative to share data and records on immigrant and nonimmigrant petitions and workers.

Insight
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July 22, 2020

A Return to Workplace Civility: The NLRB Adopts the Wright Line Burden-Shifting Approach to Section 7 Speech

During a pandemic, protests, and a polarized election season, employers have walked an ever-increasingly fine line between protecting employee speech in the workplace and enforcing rules on workplace conduct.

Insight
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July 10, 2020

High Court Declines to Resolve Circuit Split on Whether Prior Salary is “A Factor Other Than Sex” that Can Justify a Pay Disparity Under the Federal Equal Pay Act

On July 2, 2020, the Supreme Court declined to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Rizo v. Yovino. The question for review whether prior salary is a “factor other than sex” that can justify a pay disparity under the federal Equal Pay Act.

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