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Insight
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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?

ASAP
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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.

ASAP
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April 19, 2021

New Mexico Will Join the Growing List of States Where Recreational Marijuana is Legal

On April 12, 2021, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed two bills into law, legalizing the use and possession of recreational cannabis and allowing for the expungement of certain cannabis-related criminal records.

ASAP
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March 26, 2021

Illinois Imposes New Criminal History Check Requirements on Employers

On March 23, 2021, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill (SB1480) that amends the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) to, among other things, impose new requirements on employers that perform criminal history checks on their employees.

Insight
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March 8, 2021

California DFEH Ramps Up Enforcement of FEHA’s Protections Against Criminal Record Discrimination

Employers with operations in California should be vigilant about compliance with the protections against criminal record discrimination in the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

ASAP
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February 24, 2021

Off-Duty Recreational Cannabis Use to be Protected in New Jersey

After contentious negotiations, Governor Phil Murphy has signed the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act.

ASAP
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January 26, 2021

Philadelphia Enacts Amendments to and Expands Coverage of its Background Screening Ordinances

On January 20, 2021, Mayor Jim Kenney signed three bills amending Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards (FCRSS) and credit ban ordinances.

Insight
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December 16, 2020

New York City Expands Scope of its Ban-the-Box Law

On December 10, 2020, the New York City Council passed bill Int. 1314-A, which significantly expands the scope of New York City’s “ban-the-box” law, the New York City Fair Chance Act (FCA).

ASAP
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November 24, 2020

Montgomery County, MD Amends Ban-the-Box Legislation

On November 20, 2020, the Montgomery County, Maryland Council approved amendments to its 2014 “ban-the-box” legislation.

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