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February 20, 2020

When Hiring For Jobs Located In Philadelphia, Salary History Will Soon Be Off Limits Unless Voluntarily and Willingly Disclosed

The United States Court of Appeal for the Third Circuit has issued its decision upholding the Philadelphia Wage Equity Ordinance, one of the so-called “salary history ban” laws.

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February 14, 2020

Pennsylvania Court Finds Private Right of Action for Employees Under State’s Medical Marijuana Law

Following the lead of other courts around the country, a Pennsylvania state court has held that employees can bring lawsuits against their employers asserting claims under the state’s medical marijuana law.

ASAP
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February 11, 2020

EEOC Closes EEO-1 “Component 2” Pay Data Collection; Upcoming Filing Requirements Not Yet Clear

On February 10, 2020, a federal court approved the EEOC’s request to deem its retrospective collection of compensation data for calendar years 2017 and 2018 completed, ending (at least for now) the federal government’s first-ever collection of pay data.

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February 10, 2020

UK: What constitutes a protected philosophical belief?

At the end of 2019, courts in the UK decided that ethical veganism is a protected philosophical belief under discrimination legislation. This decision begs the question: what do you actually need in order for a belief to be protected by UK equality laws?

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February 10, 2020

“Ethical veganism” is a protected belief in the UK – what does that mean for employers?

In 2019, the scope of “protected beliefs” hit headlines as a tribunal found that ”ethical veganism” — a form of veganism that involves avoiding all forms of animal exploitation and harm in all aspects of life — was protected by the UK’s Equality Act 2010.

WPI Report
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February 4, 2020

WPI State of the States: New Year, New Legislative Trends

The year 2020 is already shaping up to be quite active on the employment law front, and a quarter of U.S. states have yet to convene their 2020 legislative sessions.

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February 3, 2020

Eagerly Anticipated Guidance on Illinois’ Sexual Harassment Prevention and Training Requirements Released

The Illinois Department of Human Rights has answered the call for clarity and provided guidance on the sexual harassment prevention measures necessitated by the Workplace Transparency Act, which amended the Illinois Human Rights Act.

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January 29, 2020

Ontario, Canada: Entitlement to Benefits for Stress under the WSIA May Bar Constructive Dismissal Claims for Bullying and Harassment

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal issued a welcome decision for employers when it confirmed that the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act precludes an employee's civil claim if that claim is based on harassment and bullying.

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January 27, 2020

New York Releases FAQs on Statewide Salary History Ban

Recently, the New York Department of Labor released a series of Frequently Asked Questions to clarify changes to New York state law that prohibit employer inquiries into the salary history of applicants and employees, which took effect on January 6, 2020.

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January 17, 2020

Puerto Rico Working Women’s Bill of Rights Includes New Posting Requirement

On January 3, 2020, Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez signed Law No. 9-2020, known as the Working Women’s Bill of Rights.

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