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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).

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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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November 9, 2020

New State Employment Laws Set to Take Effect on January 1, 2021

As employers continue to grapple with the ever-changing legal landscape of COVID-era regulations, 2021 will bring changes to the traditional realm of employment law in dozens of jurisdictions.

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October 8, 2020

Updates to California’s Restrictions on Using Criminal Records in Employment Decisions

A new California Fair Chance Act FAQ document, among other things, is bringing renewed and substantial attention to how employers use criminal records in hiring and personnel decisions.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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June 9, 2020

July is the New January – Employment and Labor Laws are Skipping Summer Vacation

Each year, Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute provides its “July is the New January” report on labor and employment laws that become effective in the middle of the year.

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June 2, 2020

Administration Implements New Entry Restrictions on Chinese Students and Researchers Affiliated with China’s “Military-Civil Fusion Strategy”

On May 29, 2020, the White House issued a new proclamation on the admission of certain nonimmigrant students and researchers from the People’s Republic of China.

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May 22, 2020

Virginia Governor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Law Containing Employment-Related Provisions

On May 21, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation (HB 972/SB 2) to decriminalize simple marijuana possession and prohibit employers from requiring applicants to disclose information related to past criminal charges for such possession.

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