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HTMLNew York City Limits Employers’ Use of Credit Information of Applicants, Employees
Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, David S. Greenhaus, Daniel J. Jacobs; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 11, 2015
The “Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act” amends the City Human Rights Law and defines “consumer credit history” to include written and other information obtained through credit reports or credit scores, or other information obtained directly from the applicant or...

 

HTMLNew Georgia Law Permits Use of Payroll Cards
Justin R. Barnes, Todd Van Dyke; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015
Georgia employers now may pay employees through the use of payroll card accounts under a law signed by Governor Nathan Deal on May 5, 2015. The new law is effective immediately.

 

HTMLNebraska to Require Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Workers
Timothy D. Loudon, Chad P. Richter; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015
This new law, signed April 13, 2015, will take effect in September, three months following adjournment of the 104th legislative session, which is currently scheduled to conclude on June 5, 2015.

 

HTMLNew Arkansas Law Permits Blue-Penciling of Employment Non-Compete Agreements
James H. Stock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015
Governor Asa Hutchinson has signed legislation (S.B. 998 or Act 921) allowing a court to enforce the reasonable parts of a non-competition agreement, while deleting the overbroad, unenforceable provisions, rather than striking down the entire agreement. The new law, signed on April 1, 2015, is...

 

HTMLRestrictive DHS, DOL Rule on H-2B Foreign Labor Certification Program Makes Visa More Difficult for Employers
Sujata Ajmera, Lucrecia M. Davis, Minnie Fu, Raazia K. Hall, Sean G. Hanagan; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 8, 2015
The Department of Labor’s and the Department of Homeland Security’s joint Interim Final Rule (IFR) imposes new burdens on the certification of employment of nonimmigrant workers in temporary, non-agricultural employment and stiffens enforcement obligations applicable to employers of...

 

HTMLSupreme Court to Decide Who Can Sue under Privacy Law
Jason C. Gavejian, Tyler Philippi; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2015, previously published on May 1, 2015
Does a consumer, as an individual, have standing to sue a consumer reporting agency for a “knowing violation” of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), even if the individual may not have suffered any “actual damages”?

 

HTMLInquiries about Employee’s Nationality, Use of Spanish Not Unlawful in Circumstances, Federal Court Rules
Jordan M. Ellis, Stephanie J. Peet; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2015, previously published on May 1, 2015
In responding to staff complaints of a manager’s conduct, pertinent questions posed by the employer about the manager’s nationality and use of Spanish in the workplace did not establish a prima facie case of discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, a federal appeals court...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Vindicates Courts’ Role in Reviewing EEOC Conciliation Obligations
Richard S. Cohen, Paul A. Patten; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2015, previously published on April 30, 2015
In a 9-0 decision, the United States Supreme Court has held that courts may review the sufficiency of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s notice of and opportunity for conciliation afforded an employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, but that the statute gives the EEOC...

 

HTMLThe Heat is On: What Employers Can Do to Protect Employees from Heat-Related Illness
Tressi L. Cordaro, Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2015, previously published on May 4, 2015
As a cold winter finally comes to an end, many of us look forward to summertime warmth. But sun and heat can spell danger for workers who are exposed to soaring temperatures and a rising heat index. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), thousands of...

 

HTMLUtah Supreme Court Highlights Importance of Disclaimers in Employee Handbooks
Conrad S. Kee; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on Aprl
Guidance for employers seeking to maintain the at-will status of their employees and prevent employee handbooks and policies from becoming implied-in-fact contracts has come from the Utah Supreme Court, confirming the importance of a clear and conspicuous disclaimer prominently placed in an...

 


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