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Key California Employment Law Cases: April 2017
  • Payne & Fears LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

This month’s key California employment law cases involve wage and hour and discrimination issues. Wage & Hour - Batze v. Safeway, Inc., 10 Cal. App


New California Regulations Further Restrict Criminal Background Checks
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

California law already prohibits employers from using certain criminal history in hiring, discipline, termination and other employment decisions


Maine Amends Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to Enact Debt Collection Requirements for Debt Buyers
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2017

On June 16, Maine Governor Paul LePage signed into law amendments (H.P. 836) to the state’s Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Maine FDCPA) to


Background Checks by Province: What Employers Need to Know
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2017

Background screening job candidates is an important part of an employer’s recruitment process. There are several different background checks that are


Golden State Worriers: California Labor & Employment Bills to Watch
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

When it comes to legislation, for California employers it's the final countdown. June 2 was the last day for bills to pass out of their house of


2017 Labor & Employment Legislative Update: House of Origin Deadline
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

Pay equity and Ban The Box bills lead the list of bills approved to continue their quest (moving to the other house of the California Legislature) to


Be Careful What You Wish For: Social Media Background Checks and Privacy Laws
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 7 2017

Social media has drastically changed the way people communicate and do business. Naturally, employers may want to take advantage of the convenience of


Happy Halloween! NYC's Salary Inquiry Ban To Become Effective on October 31
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2017

Boo! It appears that fright-fest preparations for New York City employers will come early this year now that Mayor de Blasio has signed a New York


Child Safe Employment Practices in Schools
  • FCB Group
  • Australia
  • June 2 2017

The safety of children must never be compromised. Schools and other institutions working with children must apply a range of HR and recruitment


2017 Criminal Background Laws
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2017

More and more employers in California are becoming subject to legal restrictions on the use of criminal history information when making employment