Recent pay and hiring discrimination allegations have resulted in high-dollar settlements for Google and a hospitality management company.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has issued new regulations clarifying employers' obligations under a variety of labor and employment laws.
Google's parent company has agreed to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a group of shareholders. The lawsuit claimed that male executives who had been credibly accused of sexually harassing female employees were improperly awarded multi-million-dollar severance packages.
The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that prior salary history may not be used to justify paying women a lower salary than men.
Many notable employment law developments recently took effect in Maine, including new wage theft and noncompete agreement laws, new pregnancy accommodation requirements and more.
Amendments to New York's equal pay law take effect October 8, 2019. A new salary history inquiry law takes effect January 6, 2020.
Colorado and Washington both have enacted salary history question bans, making them the 9th and 10th states placing such prohibitions on employers. Colorado's measure is part of a broad pay equity law.
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