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San Francisco Amends “Fair Chance Ordinance” to Align with Portions of California’s New Statewide Ban-the-Box Law

Seyfarth Synopsis: On April 3, 2018, San Francisco amended its Fair Chance Ordinance to align, in some respects, with California’s new ban-the-box law. San Francisco employers with more than five employees still must be...more

Washington State’s New Ban-The-Box Law Completes The West Coast Trend

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Washington Governor has just signed a new law prohibiting employers from inquiring about an applicant’s criminal history before the applicant is deemed “otherwise qualified” for the position sought. ...more

Into The Weeds: Will California Employment Law Protect Medical Marijuana Users?

Seyfarth Synopsis: A proposed bill would amend California employment discrimination law to protect medical marijuana users. California—already famous (or infamous) as a sanctuary in the immigration area—could soon become...more

California Employers Beware: W-2 Phishing Scams Skyrocket During Tax Season

Seyfarth Synopsis: Employers have been scammed into sending sensitive W-2 information to malicious third parties. This article outlines the key steps California employers must immediately take if subject to this unfortunate...more

Maine Employees Now Protected From Repercussions Of Off-Duty Marijuana Use

Seyfarth Synopsis: On November 8, 2016, Maine voters approved “Question 1 – An Act to Legalize Marijuana” (“the Act”), which allows for, among other things, the recreational use of marijuana. The Act contains within it an...more

Spokeo v. Robins: The U.S. Supreme Court Declines An Encore Performance

Seyfarth Synopsis: In deciding to deny certiorari to review Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, No. 17-806 (U.S. 2017), the U.S. Supreme Court has declined to reconsider the standing principles it announced in its landmark 2016 Spokeo...more

Spokane City Council Approves “Ban-the-Box” Ordinance for Private Sector Employers

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Spokane City Council recently approved a “ban-the-box” ordinance, which, if it becomes law, will prohibit employers from requesting and considering criminal history until after an interview. The Mayor...more

DOT Amends Employee Drug Testing Requirements

Seyfarth Synopsis: On November 13, 2017, the Department of Transportation amended its drug testing program regulation which, among other things, adds certain semi-synthetic opioids to its drug testing panel. ...more

California Passes State-Wide Ban-the-Box Law

Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Legislature has just created yet another protected class of individuals entitled to sue employers under the Fair Employment and Housing Act....more

Another Case of Paid Sick Leave: BERKELEY Symptoms Begin Soon

Seyfarth Synopsis: On October 1, 2017, after more than a year of waiting, the Berkeley, CA paid sick leave ordinance goes into effect. The ordinance provides extraordinarily generous paid sick leave benefits to employees...more

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