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March 20, 2019

In Oklahoma, Medical use of Marijuana is OK, But Employers Now Have Enhanced Rights to Act

On March 12, 2019, Oklahoma Governor Stitt signed into law the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Use and Protection Act.

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March 18, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Employers Can Provide Candid Job References

Ontario employers can speak candidly about former employees' weaknesses when providing job references, as long as the dominant motive for the reference is not malicious, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently indicated.

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March 15, 2019

Cincinnati Bans Salary History Inquiries

On March 12, 2019, Cincinnati, Ohio passed an ordinance prohibiting employers from asking applicants about their salary history or current earnings.

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February 22, 2019

Michigan Employers Can Refuse to Hire Medical Marijuana Users

A state appellate court held the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act did not provide a cause of action for an applicant whose conditional job offer was rescinded after he tested positive for marijuana during a mandatory pre-employment drug test.

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February 22, 2019

Philadelphia’s “Fair Workweek” Ordinance Will Impose Scheduling and Hiring Restrictions on Large Retail, Hospitality and Food Service Establishments

Philadelphia's Fair Workweek Employment Standards Ordinance, effective January 1, 2020, imposes significant hiring, scheduling, and compensation duties on large retail, hospitality and food service businesses.

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February 5, 2019

A New Cause of Action: Massachusetts High Court Rules That Denying a Lateral Transfer Request Could Constitute Discrimination

On January 29, 2019, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that failing to grant a lateral transfer for discriminatory reasons may constitute an “adverse employment action” that violates Massachusetts law.

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January 29, 2019

The Ninth Circuit Adopts an Expansive Reading of the FCRA’s Provision Governing Background Check Disclosures

The Ninth Circuit has held that the FCRA's prohibition on including so-called “extraneous” information with the requisite disclosure extends even to information about the legal rights that job applicants have under state fair credit reporting laws.

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January 28, 2019

Dutch Court Allows Dismissal of Troublesome Works Councils Member, Despite Termination Restrictions

A persistent misunderstanding is that it is impossible for employers to dismiss works councils members. As recently clarified by the Sub-District Court of North Holland, termination is certainly possible.

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January 28, 2019

Seventh Circuit Rules Age Bias Protections Don’t Extend to Prospective Employees for Disparate Impact Claims

A recent federal court decision opened the door for employers to recruit and hire candidates who are either recent graduates or have limited work experience without risking liability for certain claims of age discrimination.

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January 25, 2019

Decisions Involving Termination of Long-Term Employees in Canada Should Concern Employers

Employers considering terminating long-term employees in Canada should be aware of two relatively recent decisions.

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