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San Francisco Minimum Wage Poster

Why prohibit consideration of salary history? San Francisco employers will notice a new posting when they update their labor law posters this July.  The San Francisco Consideration of Salary History Ordinance, which was signed into law last summer, prohibits employers from asking about or using a job applicant’s prior salary history in deciding whether to Read more

This year, Wyoming OSHA has been a little tough on employers requiring them to update their workplace “Health and Safety Protection on the Job” posting for the second time this year.  The reason for the second Wyoming OSHA posting update is simple – Wyoming OSHA penalties have increased, again. To explain: Wyoming is one of Read more

Transgender Rights Workplace

A Candid Look at Restroom Parity As part of its mission to educate employers and workers and prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has just released an updated version of the mandatory Transgender Rights in the Workplace posting.  The updated Transgender Rights posting provides indispensable Read more

Last month, our blog showcased several Washington State laws going into effect on June 7, 2018, protecting workers’ rights related to equal pay, domestic violence, and sexual harassment.  In this post, we wrap up our coverage of Washington’s 2018 legislative term with the Washington State Fair Chance Act also going into effect in June. The Read more

Nationwide, “ban the box” laws are being adopted with increasing frequency. Broadly speaking, these laws prohibit employers from considering an applicant’s or employee’s criminal history in making employment decisions until a certain point in the hiring or deliberation process. Currently, 25 states, the District of Columbia, and many metropolitan areas have adopted ban-the-box type laws. Read more

The ADEA & Disparate Impact The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits employment discrimination against persons over the age of forty. One way an employee can demonstrate age discrimination is by showing that a specific employer policy or practice has a “disparate impact” on members of the protected class. For example, a particular hiring Read more

In April 2016, California enacted legislation (CA SB 3) raising the state’s minimum wage rate each year for the next five years. Consistent with this enactment, the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) amended the General Minimum Wage Order and each of the industry and occupation orders (IWCs) to reflect the minimum wage rates established under Read more

The City of Los Angeles is joining a growing list of cities and states to “ban the box” by removing questions about job applicants’ criminal histories from job applications. The recently adopted “Fair Chance Initiative” (the “Ordinance”) will prohibit Los Angeles employers from inquiring about an applicant’s criminal history or from performing any form of Read more