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Updated: A New Year Brings New Ban The Box Laws To The United States Virgin Islands And Westchester County, New York
Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Virgin Islands and Westchester County, New York have enacted legislation which brings these jurisdictions into the growing "Ban the Box" trend.
United States
1 Feb 2019
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A New Year Brings New Ban The Box Laws To The United States Virgin Islands And Westchester County, New York
Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Virgin Islands and Westchester County, New York have enacted legislation which brings these jurisdictions into the growing "Ban the Box" trend.
United States
22 Jan 2019
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Using Credit Histories In Employment Decisions: An Overview Of Divergent State & Local Requirements
Over the past few years, restrictions regarding the use of credit checks by employers on applicants and employees have been passed at various state and municipal levels, and the federal government...
United States
13 Jun 2018
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Michigan Bans Local Ban-The-Box Laws
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder recently signed a bill that will prohibit counties and cities from enacting "ban-the-box" ordinances or other restrictions on the ability of private employers to inquire...
United States
30 Apr 2018
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San Francisco Amends "Fair Chance Ordinance" To Align With Portions Of California's New Statewide Ban-The-Box Law
On April 3, 2018, San Francisco amended its Fair Chance Ordinance to align, in some respects, with California's new ban-the-box law.
United States
9 Apr 2018
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Washington State's New Ban-The-Box Law Completes The West Coast Trend
The Washington Governor has just signed a new law prohibiting employers from inquiring about an applicant's criminal history before the applicant is deemed "otherwise qualified" for the position sought.
United States
15 Mar 2018
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Kansas City, Missouri Bans The Box For Private Employers
Seyfarth Synopsis: Kansas City, Missouri becomes the latest jurisdiction to "ban the box" by delaying inquiries into criminal history until an applicant has been deemed qualified -- and has been at least interviewed -- by a prospective employer.
United States
9 Feb 2018
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Spokane City Council Approves "Ban-The-Box" Ordinance For Private Sector Employers
The Spokane City Council recently approved a "ban-the-box" ordinance, which, if it becomes law, will prohibit employers from requesting and considering criminal history until after an interview.
United States
12 Dec 2017
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California Passes State-Wide Ban-The-Box Law
The California Legislature has just created yet another protected class of individuals entitled to sue employers under the Fair Employment and Housing Act.
United States
23 Oct 2017
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New York City's Fair Chance Act: Final Rules And Regulations
Seyfarth Synopsis: On August 5, 2017, the Final Rules and Regulations for the New York City Fair Chance Act (the "FCA") go into effect.
United States
10 Aug 2017
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New York City's Fair Chance Act: Final Rules And Regulations
Seyfarth Synopsis: On August 5, 2017, the Final Rules and Regulations for the New York City Fair Chance Act (the "FCA") go into effect.
United States
10 Aug 2017
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A Ban On Ban-the-Box Laws? Texas And Indiana Introduce Legislation That Would Prohibit Municipal And County Ban-The-Box Laws Within Their States
As of July 1, 2017, local governments can no longer issue ban-the-box ordinances in Indiana. Senate Bill 312 prohibits political subdivisions (including counties, municipalities, and townships) from...
United States
31 Jul 2017
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San Francisco's Salary History Ban "Finally Passes" After Two Rounds Of Votes
San Francisco is likely to be the next jurisdiction to prohibit employers from asking job applicants about wage history.
United States
24 Jul 2017
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UPDATE: Lawsuit Challenging Philadelphia Salary History Ban Ordinance Dismissed
Following Philadelphia's passage of a pay equity Ordinance that prohibits inquiries into salary history (on which we previously reported here), businesses are challenging the Ordinance.
United States
19 Jun 2017
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The State Of Indiana Bans Political Subdivisions From Enacting "Ban The Box" Restrictions
Indiana Senate Bill 312 (the "Bill") provides, among other things, that a political subdivision of the state, including a municipality, may not prohibit an employer from obtaining or using criminal history information...
United States
18 May 2017
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New York's Highest Court Clarifies Who Can Be Liable For Discrimination Based On Criminal History
On May 4, 2017, New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, held that the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of criminal conviction history.
United States
17 May 2017
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New York's Highest Court Clarifies Who Can Be Liable For Discrimination Based On Criminal History
On May 4, 2017, New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, held that the New York State Human Rights Law ("NYSHRL") prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of criminal...
United States
17 May 2017
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New York's Highest Court Clarifies Who Can Be Liable For Discrimination Based On Criminal History
On May 4, 2017, New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, held that the New York State Human Rights Law ("NYSHRL") prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of criminal conviction history.
United States
16 May 2017
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UPDATE: The City Of Los Angeles Adopts "Ban The Box," Prohibiting Criminal Conviction Inquiry Prior To Job Offer
The Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (the "Ordinance") imposes a host of new unlawful hiring practices upon private employers regarding inquiries into criminal convictions.
United States
11 May 2017
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Businesses Challenge Philadelphia Law Prohibiting Inquiry Into Prospective Employee's Wage History
Businesses banded together to challenge, on First Amendment and Due Process grounds, the pay equity Ordinance which would ban inquiries into prospective employees' prior salaries.
United States
2 May 2017
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