Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Vetos the Ban the Box Bill
May 28, 2019
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced on May 24, 2019 that he was vetoing HB994, the “Ban the Box” bill.
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In Debt and Overqualified
February 27, 2019
According to the February 2, 2019, issue of the Wall Street Journal, “$86 billion in student debt was owed by Americans aged 60 and over in 2017” and there was a “161% rise in student loan debt for those aged 60 and over from 2010 to 2017.”
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9th Circuit Finds Violation Of Fair Credit Reporting Act
February 4, 2019
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that an employer violated the disclosure requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) in the case of Gilberg v. California Check Cashing Stores, LLC.
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Massachusetts: New CORI Changes Further Limit Pre-Employment Inquiries
December 3, 2018
Amendments to the Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) law, were enacted in April 2018 and became effective October 13, 2018.
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USERRA Claim Allowed to Proceed When Veteran Applied to Position at Different Location of Prior Employer
September 27, 2018
In Scudder v. Dolgencorp, LLC, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit held that members of the military who apply for new jobs with their former employers upon returning from deployment are protected by federal law which requires companies to rehire veterans.
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Kansas City Joins Several States and Municipalities in Banning the Box
May 21, 2018
Effective June 9, 2018, a new Kansas City, Missouri ordinance places restrictions on an employer’s inquiries into, and the use of, criminal record information.
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Are Your Employment Applications Legally Compliant?
February 12, 2018
Many employers don’t know that Massachusetts law prohibits employers from asking for certain information on employment applications and requires employers to include certain statements on employment applications.
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May 29

CDC Issues Reopening Guidance for Offices – “Change the way people work”

May 29

Do Businesses Have to Record COVID-19 Illnesses in OSHA 300 Logs?

May 27

OSHA Issues New Guidelines for Recording COVID-19 Cases