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Legislative Update: Washington, New Jersey Join Nationwide Trend Of Salary History Ban Laws
This year has seen states enact a litany of laws aimed at addressing pay equity issues, chief among them salary history bans. We previously reported on these issues here, here, and here.
United States
21 Aug 2019
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Washington, New Jersey Join Nationwide Trend Of Salary History Ban Laws
This year has seen states enact a litany of laws aimed at addressing pay equity issues, chief among them salary history bans. We previously reported on these issues here, here, and here.
United States
19 Aug 2019
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Use It Or Lose It: SCOTUS Holds That EEOC Charge-Filing Requirement Is Forfeited If Not Timely Asserted
On June 3, 2019, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis, resolving a circuit split
United States
4 Jul 2019
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Salary History Prohibitions Come To Maine
Maine's new legislation serves as a reminder to employers that the national equal pay wave is still cresting.
United States
16 May 2019
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New Year & New Law: Hawaii's Ban On Prior Salary History Goes Into Effect On Jan. 1st
On January 1, 2019 at the stroke of midnight, Hawaii joined a growing list of states and municipalities to ban prospective employers from asking applicants about their prior salary history.
United States
11 Jan 2019
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Now We've Got Your Attention: Recent Amendments To SF Fair Chance Ordinance Give Job Applicants Right To Sue And Send Penalties Soaring
San Francisco recently added significant teeth to its "Fair Chance" ordinance, which is designed to give applicants who have criminal histories a chance to get their foot in the door without being automatically disqualified.
United States
19 Oct 2018
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Now We've Got Your Attention: Recent Amendments To SF Fair Chance Ordinance Give Job Applicants Right To Sue And Send Penalties Soaring
San Francisco recently added significant teeth to its "Fair Chance" ordinance, which is designed to give applicants who have criminal histories a chance to get their foot in the door without...
United States
17 Oct 2018
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Employer Alert: California Pay Equity Task Force Issues Guidance On Fair Pay Act
The California Pay Equity Task Force recently published guidance and approved resources for employer compliance with the state's equal-pay laws.
United States
28 Sep 2018
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Post-Tyson Foods: No, The Sky Is Not Falling
This past March, we blogged about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Bouaphakeo v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 136 S. Ct. 1036 (2016), a case in which the plaintiffs alleged that Tyson Foods improperly denied compensation for time spent putting on and taking off required protective gear at a pork processing facility.
United States
25 Oct 2016
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Game-Changing Overtime Regulations Advance To OMB Ahead Of Schedule, Final Rule Could Arrive As Early As April 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) sent its much anticipated final overtime regulations to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review on March 14, 2016.
United States
5 Apr 2016
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Orrick To Provide Testimony On EEOC's Proposed Revisions To The EEO-1 Report
On March 16, 2016 the EEOC will be holding hearings on its proposal to expand the EEO-1 report to require employers to provide pay data.
United States
16 Mar 2016
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Minimum Wage, Maximum Headache: California's Minimum Wage Hits $10 In 2016. Are You Prepared?
As you brace for the New Year, don't forget that California's minimum wage will reach $10 per hour on January 1, 2016.
United States
4 Jan 2016
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Swinging For The Fences: Minor Leaguers Continue Suit Alleging They Were Paid Peanuts By The MLB
Baseball season is well underway as fans fill themselves up on hot dogs and beers, don their rally caps for some late-inning luck, and cheer for their favorite players.
United States
11 Jun 2015
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"Reporting For Duty": Employers May Face Extended Obligations To Reemploy Veterans With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Under USERRA
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 imposes certain obligations on employers with respect to employees returning to work after a period of service in the U.S. military.
United States
9 Mar 2015
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An Attorney is an Attorney is an Attorney? Not So Fast Says Second Circuit, Shutting Down EEOC Equal Pay Act Claim
The EEOC suffered another fatal blow to its systemic discrimination initiative on Monday when the Second Circuit held that the Commission’s Equal Pay Act (EPA) complaint against the New York Port Authority was too barebones to survive.
United States
11 Oct 2014
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At Long Last, OFCCP Announces OMB Approval of a New Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing
More than three years after the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) first announced its intent to issue a new Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing, the Agency finally has obtained approval to do so from the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
United States
6 Oct 2014
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Obama Executive Order Places New Burdens And Restrictions On Federal Contractors
President Obama signed an Executive Order requiring federal contractors to report violations of federal and state labor and employment laws.
United States
11 Aug 2014
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Freedom Of Watercooler Speech? NLRB Invalidates Employer’s No-Gossip Policy
Do mean-spirited watercooler talk, negative gossip, and backbiting have an effect on employee morale that companies would like prevent if they could? In many instances, probably yes.
United States
6 Jan 2014
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The Pay Gap, The Glass Ceiling, And Pay Bias: Moving Forward 50 Years After The Equal Pay Act
When the Equal Pay Act ("EPA") became law in 1963, women earned approximately 59 cents for every dollar a man earned.
United States
27 Nov 2013
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Orrick’s Global Employment Law & Litigation Newsletter - Fall 2013
Welcome to the Fall 2013 edition of Orrick World: A Quarterly Report of Global Employment Law Issues for Multinationals.
United States
2 Oct 2013
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