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November 11, 2021

What’s New in 2022? Laws and Regulations Taking Effect in the New Year

2021 saw state and local legislatures shifting their focus away from COVID-19 measures back to traditional employment law matters.

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September 27, 2021

The Rest of the Story (for Now): Employer Prevails in FCRA Class Action Alleging “Stand-Alone” Disclosure Violation

As we predicted four years ago, class action lawsuits against employers under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) continue to spike, including class actions targeting background check disclosures.

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September 7, 2021

Another Privacy Headache for California: Court of Appeal Ruling Will Slow Down Criminal Background Checks Throughout California

Companies that hire employees and engage independent contractors in California should brace for a significant slowdown in background checks that include criminal record searches in California state courts.

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July 22, 2021

Maine Legislative Update: Back to Work Incentives, Ban the Box, Tip Minimum, and Other Developments Affecting Employers

In a special session that ended on July 19, 2021, the Maine legislature enacted several new laws that will significantly impact almost all employers in the Pine Tree state. This article briefly summarizes key measures considered this session.

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July 19, 2021

New Enforcement Guidance Issued for New York City Fair Chance Act as Key Amendments Take Effect

On July 15, 2021, the New York City Commission on Human Rights issued its highly anticipated updated Legal Enforcement Guidance on the Fair Chance Act and Employment Discrimination.

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July 6, 2021

The Dust Hasn’t Settled Yet: Employers Must Continue to Be Thoughtful About Criminal Record Screening Policies

Last month, the new chair of the EEOC, Charlotte A. Burrows, was the keynote speaker at a conference regarding new research on criminal recidivism.

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June 28, 2021

“No Concrete Harm, No Standing”: The Supreme Court Reinforces the Requirement for Injury-in-Fact Even for Violations of Federal Statutes

On June 25, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Ramirez v. Trans Union, holding that the 8,185 class members had Art. III standing for some but not all of their claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

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June 9, 2021

July is the New January: A Post-Pandemic Look at Emerging Labor and Employment Law Trends

The pandemic seems not to have slowed down state and local lawmakers. Indeed, over 100 new labor and employment laws and ordinances are scheduled to take effect between July 1, 2021 and November 1, 2021.

Dear Littler
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June 3, 2021

Dear Littler: What employment issues should we keep in mind when hiring seasonal minor employees?

We’re thinking of expanding our recruitment efforts to those under 18, at least through the summer months. Before we start hiring younger employees, are there special employment issues to consider with this age group?

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May 10, 2021

New Arizona Law Eases Restrictions for Obtaining Occupational Licenses for Those With Criminal Histories

Arizona recently enacted a law amending Arizona Revised Statutes Section 13-905 to allow persons convicted of certain criminal offenses the opportunity to set aside a prior conviction and seek a Certificate of Second Chance.

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