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EEOC background check litigation strategy criticized

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2015

Readers who have been following the EEOC's efforts to prosecute employers who conduct background checks will be interested in the Wall Street

Georgia “ban the box” policy crosses geographic, political divides

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2015

Republican Governor Nathan Deal signed an Executive Order this past week adopting a "ban the box" policy for "government entities of the State of

Philadelphia joins list of cities mandating paid sick leave

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2015

On February 12, 2015, Philadelphia became yet another jurisdiction to pass a law guaranteeing paid sick leave for employees. The Philadelphia

Freeman’s background check win has little to do with background checks, everything to do with EEOC experts.

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

The EEOC has pushed hard in recent years to curb employer use of background checks in hiring decisions (see our blog post here). In 2009, the EEOC

Spanish legal update - February 2015 - Social security payments

  • Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
  • -
  • Spain
  • -
  • February 27 2015

On January 1, 2015, the minimum wage was increased by 0.5, to 648.60 per month Also, since January 1, 2015, the maximum income subject to

Don’t make the costly mistake of classifying employees as ‘volunteers’

  • Gadens Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 27 2015

A recent decision of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia highlights that the courts and the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) will crack down on employers

Anatomy of a record bad faith verdict: how not to treat an injured workers’ compensation claimant in Iowa

  • Erickson & Sederstrom PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

On February 11, 2015, a jury returned a record verdict in Pottawattamie County District Court in Council Bluffs, Iowa for Toby Thornton and against

Groper caught red handed

  • Gadens Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 27 2015

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has found that an employee was not unfairly dismissed for groping a hotel worker whilst staying at a hotel paid for by

Investigation did not constitute adverse action

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 27 2015

The Federal Circuit Court has ruled a senior executive who was investigated, following anonymous allegations of misconduct was not the victim of

Reasonable accommodation’s mandate in employment statute does not require employer to cut essential job functions

  • Jackson Lewis PC
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  • USA
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  • February 27 2015

On January 21, 2015, a California Appeals Court affirmed the trial court's ruling in Nealy v. City of Santa Monica, 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 139