All Items: Recruiting and Hiring

  • Connecticut Bill Would Require Employers to List Salary Ranges in Job Postings

    March 15, 2023

    If HB 6273 is enacted, Connecticut would become the latest of a number of states and cities that require employers to disclose the pay range for a position.

  • New Jersey Enacts Protections for Temporary Workers

    February 22, 2023

    Temporary workers in New Jersey will have greater protections against unpaid wages, unsafe working conditions, unlawful deductions, and other forms of mistreatment under the recently signed Temporary Workers' Bill of Rights.

  • New York Poised to Modify Impending Pay Transparency Law

    February 16, 2023

    Seven months before New York State's pay transparency law is scheduled to take effect, the state legislature has passed a bill amending the law to clarify how it applies to remote roles.

  • Diversity Hiring Initiatives Are Illegal, Texas Governor's Office Says

    February 14, 2023

    In a directive written last week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott warned state agencies and public universities in the state not to use diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in hiring.

  • New York Enacts Pay Transparency Law

    December 21, 2022

    New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed a bill that will require employers in New York State to list pay ranges in job postings beginning in September 2023.

  • Survey Reveals Extensive Antisemitism in Hiring

    December 2, 2022

    There is an extensive amount of antisemitism within too many organizations, and much of it is considered acceptable, according to a new study. Even more troubling is that participants in the survey were all hiring managers and recruiters.

  • Atlanta Bans Criminal History Discrimination

    November 18, 2022

    Atlanta has joined the list of jurisdictions banning the use of criminal history in hiring.

  • California Legislature Passes Pay Transparency Law

    September 7, 2022

    The California legislature has passed a bill that would add the state to the growing list of jurisdictions that require pay ranges to be included in job postings and modify the state's pay data reporting requirements for large employers.

  • Remote Review of Forms I-9 Could Become Permanent

    August 18, 2022

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may make permanent a temporary exemption that allows employers to remotely examine employees' identity and employment authorization documents for the Form I-9 over fax, video or email.

  • Texas Negligent Hiring Case Nets $7 Billion-Plus Award

    August 1, 2022

    A cable company has been ordered to pay the massive award to the family of a Texas woman who was brutally murdered in her home by one of its employees. The award underscores the importance of pre-employment screening.

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