On the heels of banning credit checks for most applicants for employment in New York City, on June 10, 2015, the New York City Council passed citywide ban-the-box legislation, formally titled the “Fair Chance Act” (“Act”). The Act joins legislation in six … [Read more...] about New York City Is Expected to Become the Latest Jurisdiction to “Ban the Box”
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Two important New York City laws impacting the hiring process have recently taken effect, requiring immediate action by most City employers. The Fair Chance Act, New York City’s “ban the box” law (“Ban-the-Box Law”), took effect on October 27, … [Read more...] about Now That New York City’s Credit Check and “Ban the Box” Laws Are in Effect, How Do Employers Comply?
On February 16, 2016, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (“Commission”) published proposed rules (“Proposed Rules”) to the City’s Fair Chance Act (“Act”). The Act controls when New York City employers can inquire into an … [Read more...] about New York City Publishes Proposed Rules to Amend Fair Chance Act
New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs (“DCA”), the agency tasked with enforcement of the City’s Earned Sick Time Act (“ESTA” or “Act”), published a notice of adoption of an amendment to Chapter 7 of Title 6 of the Rules … [Read more...] about Newly Adopted Rules Clarify and Enforce New York City’s Earned Sick Time Act
EEOC Loses Transgender Case in MichiganOur top story: An employer wins a landmark case after firing a transgender employee. A funeral home in Michigan decided to terminate its director after he notified the business that he would be transitioning from male to female. The U.S. … [Read more...] about EEOC Transgender Case, New York City Labor Peace Agreements, Parental Leave: Employment Law This Week – August 29, 2016 [VIDEO]