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California Legislative and Agency Update
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

The below California cities increased their hourly minimum wage to the following rates (which exceed the state minimums) as of July 1, 2017:

New Prohibitions on Use of Criminal Background Information
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

Also as of July 1, new state regulations took effect that further limit how employers can consider criminal history when making employment decisions

Seventh Circuit Finds No Standing When Background Check Disclosures Contain Extraneous Information
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has become the second Federal Court of Appeals to weigh in on an important legal issue for employers in

Hiring and wage & hour law in Alberta
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2017

A structured guide to background checks, hiring and wage & hour law in Alberta

N.Y.C. Commission on Human Rights Issues New Rules Applying the Fair Chance Act
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

The New York City Commission on Human Rights recently amended its rules to establish certain definitions and procedures applying the Fair Chance Act

New York City’s Fair Chance Act: Final Rules and Regulations
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2017

On August 5, 2017, the Final Rules and Regulations for the New York City Fair Chance Act (the “FCA”) go into effect. The FCA, which

Final Regulations Clarifying and Expanding New York City "Ban the Box" Law Take Effect on August 5, 2017
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • July 31 2017

New York City’s Fair Chance Act (FCA), which took effect October 27, 2015, imposes affirmative obligations on covered employers and employment

EEOC's Race Discrimination Suit Against Janitorial Company Includes Background Check Allegations
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • July 14 2017

The filing of a new discrimination lawsuit by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) answers the question whether, after five years of

“Ban the Box” and Background Checks - Recent Trends and Movements
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2017

Retailers and other employers regularly consider the backgrounds of job applicants and employees when making personnel decisions. It is not illegal

Hiring and wage & hour law in Minnesota
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 7 2017

A structured guide to hiring and wage & hour law in Minnesota