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September 13, 2021

Not So Fast! California Bill Would Require Disclosure of “Quotas” to Warehouse Distribution Center Employees

The California legislature has wrapped up its annual legislative session, once again sending a number of employment and labor law bills to Governor Newsom’s desk.

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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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September 2, 2021

Diversity Referral Bonuses: Advantages and Disadvantages of Increasing Diversity Recruitment By Supercharging Your Employee Referral Program

Alyesha Asghar Dotson discusses whether such bonuses potentially may expose employers to legal risks, and whether employers ought to use them even if they are legally sound and effective.

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August 27, 2021

New Jersey Marijuana Law Employment Provisions Take Effect

On August 19, 2021, the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission issued long-awaited initial rules implementing the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act.

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August 20, 2021

Inclusion, Equity, & Diversity Update – SEC Approves Nasdaq Rule on Board Diversity

As companies focus on workforce inclusion, equity, and diversity (IE&D), they are under increasing pressure to assure that the membership of their boards reflects these values

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August 19, 2021

Pennsylvania Appeals Court Determines State’s Medical Marijuana Act Includes a Private Right of Action for Employees

In a case of first impression, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania has determined that employees can sue their employers for claims under the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act.

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August 17, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Awards Employee Longer Reasonable Notice Period Due to Pandemic’s Impact

In a recent wrongful dismissal action, the court awarded the employee one month more than it would have otherwise because of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on his ability to secure new employment and the degree of uncertainty it caused.

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August 5, 2021

West Hollywood, California Adopts Comprehensive Hotel Worker Ordinance with Right to Recall

Over the past few years, cities have started to implement workplace regulation, an area previously reserved to federal and state governments. The hotel industry, which often is one of the primary drivers of a local economy, has been a particular focus.

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July 29, 2021

Connecticut Limits Inquiries into Prospective Employees’ Ages

Governor Lamont recently signed a new law, effective October 1, 2021, which adds to the Fair Employment Practices Act an explicit ban on Connecticut employers inquiring into the ages of prospective employees “on an initial employment application.”

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July 21, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Awards Employee $25,000 in Moral/Aggravated Damages Because Employer Breached Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

On a motion for summary judgment in a wrongful dismissal action, the court awarded $25,000 in moral/aggravated damages because the employer breached the duty of good faith and fair dealing at the time of and following the employee’s dismissal.

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