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The American Jobs Act proposes to prohibit discrimination based on unemployment status

USA - September 14 2011 On September 12, 2011, President Barack Obama delivered the American Jobs Act of 2011 ("AJA") to the U.S. Congress in the hope of stimulating economic growth and alleviating unemployment.

John P Barry, Marvin M Goldstein, Lawrence Z Lorber, Lawrence R Sandak, Daniel L. Saperstein

The Fourth Circuit slows recent momentum favoring increased protections for prospective employees

USA - August 22 2011 At both the federal and state level, legislatures and courts continue to grapple with issues centered on the nation's financial woes.

Daniel L. Saperstein

Following the lead of the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate proposes to prohibit discrimination based on unemployment status

USA - August 9 2011 On August 2, 2011, the U.S. Senate proposed S. 1471 to complement the recently proposed bill in the U.S. House of Representatives, H.R. 2501.

John P Barry, Marvin M Goldstein, Lawrence R Sandak, Daniel L. Saperstein

Continuing a trend with roots in New Jersey, the U.S. House of Representatives proposes to prohibit discrimination based on unemployment status

USA - July 25 2011 On June 1, 2011, New Jersey became the first state to prohibit employers from discriminating against the unemployed in print and Internet job advertisements.

Daniel L. Saperstein