Recruiting and Hiring
The New York City Commission on Human Rights has brought complaints against at least 32 employers since October 2023 for failing to comply with the city's pay transparency law.
The Biden administration has announced a pair of executive orders, coupled with regulatory actions, aimed at increasing pay transparency and advancing pay equity for federal government workers and employees of federal contractors.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) also is increasing the H-1B petition fee and other immigration fees typically paid by employers.
Employers in the District of Columbia will soon be required to include pay information in job postings unless Congress votes to disapprove the pay transparency bill within the 30-day congressional review period.
Employers in New York City will soon be required to post a Workers' Bill of Rights notice in their workplaces.
New York joins a growing list of states that have passed laws intended to help persons with a criminal history improve their chances of employment by automatically sealing conviction records.
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has proposed a new pilot program that would allow select employers that are not enrolled in the E-Verify program to remotely verify employment-eligibility documents.
DHS has announced that on August 1 it will publish a revised Form I-9, and is publishing a final rule allowing remote verification of employment eligibility documents.
The Supreme Court held that consideration of race in university admissions is unconstitutional, in a ruling with implications for the DEI efforts of private-sector employers.
Following an active legislative session in Colorado, employers in the Centennial State will soon have a range of new compliance obligations to manage in areas including age discrimination, harassment and nondisclosure agreements.
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