District of Columbia
Although election results had not been certified by local officials as of the time of publication, all three measures held commanding leads in unofficial results and were projected to prevail by reliable third parties.
Voters next week will consider measures that would raise the minimum wage to $15.00 in Nebraska, repeal the lower minimum wage for employers that provide health benefits in Nevada and eliminate the tip credit in Washington, D.C.
The District of Columbia will implement its restrictions against the use of noncompete agreements beginning October 1, following delays to allow for amendments to be enacted.
With recreational marijuana now legal in nearly half of all US states, a growing number of jurisdictions are beginning to enact laws aimed at securing employment protections for individuals who choose to use cannabis while off duty.
Employees need not suffer tangible harm to bring a Title VII claim for the denial, or forced acceptance, of a job transfer, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
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