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Social media roundup

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 12 2014

Rhode Island, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma are the latest states to provide prospective andor current employees with increased social

Latest criminal background check developments affect San Francisco, Illinois, and Alabama employers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 8 2014

Employers should be aware of the following developments across the country before running a criminal background check: San Francisco's new "ban the

New York’s hospitality industry wage order takes effect January 1, 2011

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 29 2010

In mid-December, after one year of study and deliberations following proposed rulemaking, the New York State Department of Labor ("NYDOL") filed its long awaited wage and hour order affecting employees working in the restaurant and hotel industries (the "Wage Order"

New "ban the box" developments in Baltimore, Rochester, and Minnesota

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 27 2014

Criminal background checks and a desire to increase employment opportunities for the formerly incarcerated continue to be a hot topic in state and

Supreme Court’s Sandifer decision is not just about changing clothes

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 13 2014

In Sandifer et al. V. United States Steel Corp., a unanimous Supreme Court clarified the meaning of "changing clothes" found in Section 203(o) of the

New York State takes aim at worker misclassification: the Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

On Friday, January 10, 2014, Governor Cuomo signed into law the New York State Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act (the Act). The

Background check guidance from the FTC and EEOC

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 12 2014

On March 10, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") jointly issued two short guides on

New Illinois "ban the box" law covers private employers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 21 2014

Governor Quinn has signed the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act (the "Act"), which takes effect January 1, 2015 and prevents private

New York State legislature approves use of medical marijuana; users to be considered "disabled" under State Human Rights Law

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2014

On June 20, 2014, the New York State Legislature approved a bill that would allow patients to use marijuana for limited medical therapeutic purposes

Raising wages by tightening the white-collar overtime exemptionsthe President’s initiative

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 18 2014

On Thursday, March 13, 2014, President Obama gave a short press conference and signed a Presidential Memorandum aimed at "updating and modernizing"