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|D.C. Council Passes Ban on Credit History Screens on Job Applicants, Interns, Employees|
Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, Matthew F. Nieman, Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 18, 2017, previously published on January 9, 2017The Washington D.C. Council unanimously passed the “Fair Credit in Employment Amendment Act” (Bill 21-244) to amend the Human Rights Act of 1977 and prevent employers from taking discriminatory action against applicants, interns and employees based on the individual’s...
|Ohio Limits Local Workplace Laws, Expands Concealed Carry Rights of Licensed Gun Holders|
David A. Nenni, Katharine C. Weber; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 18, 2017, previously published on January 10, 2017A new Ohio law mandates uniformity of laws across the state affecting wage-hour, paid sick and safe leave and other fringe benefits, and scheduling of employee work hours. Senate Bill 331 expressly prohibits cities and counties from adopting laws in these areas that differ from those enacted at the...
|Ninth Circuit Reaffirms Service Advisors Eligible for Overtime, Setting Up Second Potential Trip to Supreme Court|
Jeffrey W. Brecher; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 18, 2017, previously published on January 10, 2017The U.S. Supreme Court in 2016 granted certiorari in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro to resolve a circuit split regarding whether “service advisors” at automobile dealerships are exempt from receiving overtime under the Fair Labor Standard Act pursuant to an exemption for any...
|New York Releases Revised Proposed Cybersecurity Regulations|
Frank J. Fanshawe, Joseph J. Lazzarotti, Rosemary McKenna, Damian J. Privitera, Damon W. Silver; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 17, 2017, previously published on January 9, 2017The New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) has released a revised version of its proposed cybersecurity regulations, which set regulatory minimum standards for protecting the customer information and information systems of the financial services industry. The Revised...
|Morristown, New Jersey, Issues Paid Sick Leave Employee Notice|
Beth L. Braddock, James M. McDonnell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 12, 2017, previously published on January 5, 2017Morristown, New Jersey, has released the “Notice of Employee Rights to Paid Sick Time” for use by employers preparing for the Morristown Paid Sick Leave Ordinance’s January 11, 2017, effective date. (For details on the Ordinance, see our article, Morristown, New Jersey, Passes...
|Connecticut ‘Ban the Box’ Law Effective January 1|
Tanya A. Bovée, Holly L. Cini, Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, Sarah R. Skubas; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 11, 2017, previously published on December 30, 2016Connecticut is the most recent state in the nation to implement statewide legislation prohibiting employers from making inquiries into an applicant’s criminal history at the onset of the employment process, except under certain circumstances.
|Employees on Rest Breaks Must Be Off Duty, California Supreme Court Rules|
Jamerson C. Allen, Joel P. Kelly, Cary G. Palmer, Leonora (Lenny) M. Schloss; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 28, 2016A class of security guards received an early holiday present from the California Supreme Court on December 22.
|Employers Prepare for Patchwork of Minimum Wage Rates for 2017|
Jeffrey W. Brecher, Richard I. Greenberg, Jacqueline C. Tully; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 22, 2016With the federal minimum wage stalled at $7.25 an hour since 2009, states, counties, and local governments have increasingly stepped in and passed legislation raising the minimum wage above the federal level. Because federal law does not prevent other jurisdictions from passing laws that are more...
|Wheeling, West Virginia, Ordinance Protects LGBTQ Residents|
Michelle E. Phillips, Marla N. Presley; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 21, 2016Wheeling has become West Virginia’s eleventh city to pass a sexual orientation and gender identity anti-discrimination ordinance protecting the housing and employment rights of LGBTQ residents. The ordinance also protects residents who are veterans.
|Paid Family Leave Law Approved by D.C. Council in Veto-Proof Vote|
Matthew F. Nieman, Linda Otaigbe; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 22, 2016The Washington, D.C., Council has approved a measure that requires employers to provide paid family leave to employees working in the District of Columbia.