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Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act creates federal “Ban the Box” law for federal contractors

USA - January 7 2020 Effective Dec. 20, 2021, th it federal contractors from inquiring-either directly or through a background screening process-into an applicant’s…

Sixth Circuit: Employer can’t enforce shorter contractual statute of limitations period to bar Title VII action

USA - October 9 2019 A federal lawsuit alleging discrimination under Title VII must be filed within ninety days after the EEOC has completed its handling of the related…

Ninth Circuit holds that inclusion of state law disclosures violates the FCRA’s “stand-alone” Requirement

USA - February 8 2019 The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires employers who obtain a consumer report on a job applicant to provide the applicant with a “clear and…

NLRB overrules Obama-era precedent for independent contractor test

USA - February 6 2019 On Jan. 25, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) addressed its independent contractor test in a case involving airport shuttle drivers for…

NLRB reverses Obama board trend on expansion Of Section 7 rights

USA - January 25 2019 After years of expanding Section 7 rights during the Obama administration, the NLRB earlier this month began reining in the protection afforded to…