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July 21, 2014

Illinois’s New “Ban the Box” Law Prohibits Asking About Criminal Histories on Job Applications

On July 19, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act, making Illinois the fifth …

July 21, 2014

Data Privacy Law in the UK, Part III: Employment Background Checks and Monitoring

In parts one and two of this series summarizing data protection law in the United Kingdom, we looked at the …

 
July 15, 2014

City of San Diego Imposes Minimum Wage Hike and Sick Pay Ordinance

Rejecting a call to place a proposed minimum wage hike on the November ballot as a referendum item, on July …

July 15, 2014

EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues

Yesterday, by a 3-to-2 vote of commissioners, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved a new guidance on the …