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Substantial Risk of Forfeiture
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

This practice note discusses the concept of substantial risk of forfeiture (SRF) under Sections 83, 409A, 457(f), 457A, and 3121(v)(2) of the


Equal Pay: New York City Council Passes Ban on Salary History Inquiries
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2017

In November 2016, New York City enacted legislation prohibiting City agencies from inquiring into job applicants' salary history. On April 5, 2017


DC Enacts Two Significant New Employment Laws: The Implications for Nonprofits with DC Employees
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

On April 7, 2017, the DC Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act (Paid Leave Act) and the DC Fair Credit in Employment Amendment Act of 2016 (Credit


Asking About or Using Employee Credit Information Is an Unlawful Employment Practice in D.C.
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2017

Effective April 7, 2017, pursuant to the new Fair Credit in Employment Amendment Act of 2016 (the "Act"), an amendment to the D.C. Human Rights Act


The D.C. Universal Paid Leave Act Is Passed into Law
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2017

On April 7, 2017, the D.C. Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act (the "Act") became law. In sum, the Act requires all District of Columbia (D.C


Optimism and Opportunity at the 2017 ICBA Convention
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2017

The American landscape is dotted with community banks, a distinctly American institution. Although their assets are shrinking, they still constitute


California Appellate Court Rules That Employers Must Separately Compensate Commission-Based Employees For Rest Breaks
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

In Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture, a California appellate court has ruled that employees who are compensated with commissions must be separately


Legal Developments for Contractors to Consider
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2017

There have been a number of legal developments in the past month that may affect government contractors, both with respect to legislative and


Federal Appeals Court Teaches Important Lesson for Nonprofit Employers That Use Pre-employment Background Checks
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2017

Pre-employment background checks serve an important function for many nonprofit employers, but the legal requirements for such checks can present


Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Could be Coming to Maryland
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2017

Paid sick leave could be mandatory for many Maryland employers by the end of this year. The Maryland General Assembly is currently considering two