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NYC Commission on Human Rights Publishes “Fair Chance Act Notice”

October 27, 2015

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) recently published a “Fair Chance Act Notice” to help employers comply with the Fair Chance Act’s adverse action requirements. As discussed ...

Safe Harbor Framework Invalidated

October 16, 2015

On October 6, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) issued an opinion that rattled many businesses based both in the United States and the European Union. The ECJ invalidated the U.S....

New York City Issues Guidance on Credit Check Law

September 15, 2015

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) issued legal enforcement guidance on the “Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act” (SCDEA) that is effective as of September 3, 2015. As ...

Tennessee Supreme Court: Employer May Deny Employment Based on Workers’ Compensation Claims

August 28, 2015

On August 21, the Supreme Court of Tennessee issued a ruling that analyzed whether a job applicant has the right to sue an employer for denying employment based on a past or future workers’ compensa...

Ban the Box Update: Cook County, Illinois and Austin, Texas

August 14, 2015

Despite being in the typical legislative slowdown during the summer months, several local jurisdictions continue to remain active in proposing legislation that impacts private employers. In particular...

EEOC Update: BMW Criminal Records Settlement & Freeman’s Attorneys’ Fees Victory

August 09, 2015

Over the past several years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has pursued litigation against employers alleging that the use of criminal and credit history in employment decisions le...

Malaysia Personal Data Protection Commission Seeks Feedback on Security, Storage & Data Integrity Standards

July 20, 2015

The Malaysia Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) recently published Public Consultation Paper No. 1/2015 seeking feedback from data users and subjects regarding security, storage and data integ...

EEOC Sues Employer, Alleges Criminal History Recordkeeping Failures

July 14, 2015

As announced in a press release on July 10, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed suit against a nationwide provider of janitorial and facilities management services. As alleged in ...

Marijuana and Employment – New Laws Impacting Employers

July 09, 2015

Over the past several months, numerous jurisdictions have either passed laws or issued court decisions impacting employers as it relates to medical and recreational use of marijuana. The following is ...

Oregon and NYC Advance Ban the Box Legislation

June 16, 2015

2015 is proving to be an active year as it relates to legislation passed impacting employers and their hiring processes. In particular, ban the box laws have continued to advance at the city, county a...

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