Following the first federal trial on the issue, a federal judge has found in the case Gil v. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. that a regional food retailer violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by having an inaccessible website.
Effective November 26, 2017, New York City will require fast food employers to provide advance notice of work schedules to employees and to pay a schedule change premium if hours are changed after required notices, among other things.
Delaware joins Oregon, Massachusetts and other jurisdictions that have enacted salary history inquiry restrictions on employers. The Delaware measure will take effect in December 2017, and aims to reduce the wage gap between men and women.
President Donald J. Trump has signed an Executive Order that calls for an "empirically rigorous evaluation" of current apprenticeship and workforce development programs. Employers would have greater discretion in designing these job training programs under the new directives.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is currently hosting the New York District Technical Assistance Program Seminar (TAPS), which has emphasized federal age discrimination protections in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA).
A Rhode Island court has held a company liable for refusing to hire a medical marijuana cardholder because she could not pass a preemployment drug test. It is a novel ruling not only in Rhode Island but nationwide.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that an employer may use an individual's salary history to determine the individual's pay in certain circumstances, even if it results in a female employee earning less than male employees for doing the same work.
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