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[Podcast]: Can-My-Employees Participate In Political Activities?
In this episode of the "Can My Employees Do That?"
United States
5 Mar 2019
New York's Push To Prevent Sexual Harassment In The Workplace Has Global Implications
As we have previously reported, New York has significantly heightened employers' responsibilities with regard to the implementation of anti-sexual harassment policies and training in the workplace
United States
19 Dec 2018
[Podcast]: Laws Governing Background Checks For Employers
In this episode of The Proskauer Brief, senior counsel Harris Mufson and associate Michelle Gyves discuss the main laws governing background checks for employers.
United States
18 Jan 2018
District Court Dismisses Putative FCRA Class Action For Lack Of Standing
The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California recently dismissed a putative class action alleging violations of the FCRA, finding that the named plaintiff lacked standing to pursue her claims.
United States
30 Oct 2017
What Employers Need to Know about Europe's New General Data Protection Regulation
On April 14, 2016, the European Parliament approved the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR" or the "Regulation"), a new regulation that will replace the European Union's ("EU") current data privacy standard.
European Union
23 May 2017
Connecticut And Vermont To Ban The Box In 2017
The law provides that employers will be assessed a civil penalty of up to $100 for each violation.
United States
4 Aug 2016
Austin, TX Becomes Latest City To Ban The Box For Private Employers
Under the new law, Austin employers with 15 or more employees may not require an applicant to disclose his or her criminal history prior to extending a conditional offer of employment.
United States
7 Jun 2016
Overview Of Proposed Fair Chance Act Rules
As mentioned in our recent post, the New York City Commission on Human Rights is proposing to amend its rules to establish various definitions and clarify certain requirements under the Fair Chance Act.
United States
18 Feb 2016
NYC Commission On Human Rights Proposes Fair Chance Act Rules
The New York City Commission on Human Rights published today a Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment on its proposal to amend its rules to establish certain definitions and procedures...
United States
17 Feb 2016
Ban The Box Update Round Up: Portland, Philadelphia And New Jersey
The past several weeks have seen a flurry of "ban the box" developments, including:
United States
24 Dec 2015
NYC Commission On Human Rights Clarifies Background Screening Laws
On Thursday, November 19, 2015, Cornell University's ILR School Labor and Employment Law Program hosted "NYC Ban the Box and Stop Credit Discrimination.
United States
24 Nov 2015
NYCCHR Publishes Pre-Adverse Action Form
New York City's new Fair Chance Act goes into effect this Tuesday (October 27, 2015).
United States
26 Oct 2015
NYCCHR Issues Guidance On Credit Check Law
The New York City Commission on Human Rights has just issued guidance in respect of the Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act, which goes into effect today.
United States
7 Sep 2015
Maine Enacts Social Media Protections For Applicants And Employees
Effective as of October 15, 2015, employers in Maine will be restricted in their ability to access the personal social media accounts of applicants and employees.
United States
18 Aug 2015
Can I Pay With A Card? – Proposed Restrictions On NY Employers' Use Of Payroll Cards
Payroll cards (i.e., debit cards onto which employee wages can be loaded) provide an alternative to more traditional forms of wage payment such as paper checks or direct deposit.
United States
8 Jul 2015
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