Recruiting and Hiring
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.
The 9th Circuit's ruling in Johnson v. WinCo Foods, LLC shows that employers can help shield themselves from liability by making job offers contingent on applicants passing pre-employment drug tests and/or background checks rather than onboarding applicants before testing them.
A new Colorado law will help persons with a criminal history improve their chances of employment by automatically sealing certain arrest and conviction records.
Using artificial intelligence and other software tools to make employment decisions may lead to disability discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to new guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Just weeks before new requirements mandating salary listings in New York City job postings were scheduled to take effect, the city council passed an amendment that delays the implementation by nearly six months.
With the passage of a new equal pay law in Mississippi, every state now has a statute that prohibits employers from engaging in sex-based pay discrimination.
A new bill will require employers in Washington state to include salary information in job postings beginning January 1, 2023.
An Executive Order from President Biden announced forthcoming proposed regulations that could limit or prohibit inquiries into the salary history of applicants and employees of federal contractors and subcontractors.
More than half of unemployed men between the ages of 30 and 38 have a criminal history record, a recent study estimates, raising questions about the use of preemployment screening as many employers struggle to recruit and fill job vacancies.
Despite recent job gains, nearly 1.1 million fewer women are participating in the US workforce compared with February 2020, according to a report from the National Women's Law Center.
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