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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

The District of Columbia has updated its mandatory Minimum Wage posting. All employers in the District are required to post this labor law summary. Employers are advised that the District routinely enforces labor law posting compliance and should update posters as soon as possible. The posting reflects recent changes in the law and procedural changes. Read more

Amongst the other changes ushered in by the 2016 election, four states have voted to raise their minimum wage beginning in 2017. With the passage of Proposition 206, Arizona will incrementally raise the hourly rate to $12.00 by 2020, after which it will once again increase in concert with the Consumer Price Index measuring cost Read more