Recruiting and Hiring
Facebook will pay a civil penalty of $4.75 million and pay up to $9.5 million to eligible victims of its alleged discrimination - the largest fine and monetary award ever recovered in the 35-year history of the Immigration and Nationality Act's anti-discrimination provisions.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will no longer engage in mass raids on worksites as a method to enforce US immigration law.
Connecticut has joined 18 other states and the District of Columbia in legalizing recreational marijuana, following the passage of a bill containing a number of provisions relevant to employers.
A new Nevada law will prohibit employers from seeking job applicants' pay history when making hiring decisions or determining the rate of pay to offer an applicant.
New Mexico and Virginia have joined the growing list of states to legalize adult use of recreational marijuana.
New York has joined the growing list of states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana following the passage of legislation with important implications for employers.
Employers that wish to apply for the 65,000 new H-1B visas available for fiscal year 2022 must first electronically register candidates.
The DOJ has filed criminal charges for the first time against a company for using an employee no-poaching agreement, demonstrating the need for HR to ensure companies' hiring practices do not violate federal anti-trust laws.
Beginning July 29, 2021, New York City employers will face additional limits on the use of criminal background information during the hiring process when amendments to the city's ban the box ordinance take effect.
DHS has announced that it is extending through December 31 the exemption allowing employers to remotely review the identity and employment authorization documents of employees who telework during the national coronavirus emergency.
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