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Employment Law Update: The Department of Labor Joins Growing List of Agencies Targeting AI Selection Tools for Enforcement

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In a joint statement issued on April 4, 2024, five federal agencies, including the Department of Labor, announced they will apply their enforcement authorities to the use of automated systems, including artificial...more

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Massachusetts Latest State Expected to Restrict Access to Credit Reports for Employment Purposes

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On March 14, 2024, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed legislation that would add a new provision to the Massachusetts Consumer Protection law and would bar the use of true credit reports for employment...more

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If You Use Background Checks to Vet New Employees, Don’t do This….

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While every employer engages in some due diligence when considering a new hire, if your company routinely, or even occasionally, obtains a “consumer report” as a way to vet candidates, it behooves you to understand the rules...more

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New Jersey AG Cracks Down on Bumble for Allegedly Misrepresenting Criminal Background Checks Policy

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New Jersey Attorney General (AG) Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs (Division) took action against the popular dating app company, Bumble, Inc., for alleged violations of the state’s consumer protection...more

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County of Los Angeles Enacts a Sweeping Fair Chance Ordinance for the Unincorporated Areas of the County that Far Exceeds Federal...

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In 2016, the City of Los Angeles enacted a detailed fair chance hiring ordinance.  A comprehensive statewide law followed in 2017. Soon, employers with jobs located in the unincorporated areas of the County of Los...more

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Airline Security Threat Environment and Regulatory Compliance

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Government reporting contains no shortage of signals that threat actors, including traditional terroristic actors, are eager to disrupt global shipping and supply chains. This threat environment of frequent negative headlines...more

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A Heavy Lift: EPA Bulks Up Oil and Gas Methane Requirements in New Quad Ob/c Regulations

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a host of new obligations for upstream and midstream oil and gas owners and operators. These new source performance standards (“NSPS”) and emission guidelines (“EG”) for...more

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How Artificial Intelligence Tools Can Increase Diversity

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Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to dominate headlines and even the most recent Super Bowl advertisements. The use of AI in the workplace is rapidly expanding in a wide variety of ways throughout the hiring process,...more

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New Jersey AG Says Bumble Bumbled Background Check Disclosures

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New Jersey AG Matthew Platkin has reached a settlement with Bumble, Inc. to resolve allegations that the internet dating service provider misrepresented or failed to disclose its criminal background screening policies and...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Protective Packaging: The EU’s Economic Security Package Changes the Landscape in Global Technology Controls

The EU plans to step up controls on its home grown technology. That is the short version. The longer version is a (pretty dry) recitation of the proposed legislation and whitepapers that were published last week as the...more

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DE Under 3: Complaint Dismissed Alleging an Applicant Screening Tool Discriminated Based on Race, Age, & Disability

Tune into this episode of DE Under 3 as our labor law experts dive into the recently dismissed complaint alleging that the algorithm-based applicant screening tool, Workday, discriminated against the plaintiff and other...more

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Pay Transparency Arrives at the Nation’s Capital

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The District of Columbia will soon join an ever-growing list of jurisdictions that require employers to disclose compensation on job postings.  In addition to pay scale disclosure, the District of Columbia Wage Transparency...more

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[Webinar] Candidates Lie: How Candidate Verification and Screening Can Reduce Risk - December 19th, 2:00 pm CT

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Candidates Lie - Here’s What You Can Do About It - Candidates may embellish or outright lie during the application and hiring process. This is a situation many HR professionals are already familiar with, but what happens...more

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COVID Screening Time Not Compensable, Says Illinois District Court

In an opinion issued on December 7, 2023, a federal district court in the Northern District of Illinois held that time spent in COVID screening activities was not compensable under federal or Illinois law. In the...more

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Ireland Introduces Foreign Investment Screening Regime

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The Development: The Screening of Third Country Transactions Act 2023 (the "STCT Act") was signed into law on October 31, 2023, introducing a new investment screening regime in the Republic of Ireland ("Ireland") with a...more

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AML update: JFSC announces its focus on PEPs in January 2024

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The Jersey Financial Services Commission ("JFSC") recently announced that its first area of focus for its 2024 thematic examination programme will be politically exposed persons ("PEPs") (the "Examination"). The Examination...more

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Government Consults on Potential Changes to the UK’s Investment Screening Regime

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On 13 November 2023, the UK government launched a Call for Evidence in relation to the operation of the UK National Security and Investment Act 2021 (the ‘NSIA’), inviting interested stakeholders to provide feedback on the...more

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European Commission Publishes Third Annual Report on EU Foreign Direct Investments

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On 19 October 2023, the European Commission (EC) published its Annual Report on the screening of foreign direct investments into the Union, covering the year 2022. This is the third annual report published by the EC since the...more

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Update: New Washington Law Protects Job Applicants’ Off-Duty Marijuana Use

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Beginning in 2024, both Washington and California will prohibit employers from basing hiring decisions on an applicant’s legal marijuana use. What Is Prohibited? Effective January 1, 2024, employers are prohibited...more

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New Washington Law Protects Job Applicants’ Off-Duty Marijuana Use

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Beginning in 2024, both Washington and California will prohibit employers from basing hiring decisions on an applicant’s legal marijuana use. What Is Prohibited? Effective January 1, 2024, employers are prohibited...more

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TSA Offers Tips for Smoother Air Travel During Holiday Season

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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is gearing up for what it expects will be its busiest holiday travel season ever while a potential government shutdown may be days away. Although TSA employees and federal air...more

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U.K. Investment Screening Powers Under Review

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On 13 November 2023, the U.K.’s Deputy Prime Minister, Oliver Dowden, announced a Call for Evidence in relation to the current construct and application of the U.K.’s existing national security powers contained in the...more

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Cracking the False Positives Puzzle: Unmasking Supply Chain Screening Challenges

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Most companies face a no-win situation when screening third parties against evolving and expanding sanctions, watchlists, and other risk factors globally. On the one hand, they want to cast as wide a net as possible for...more

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Leveraging Medicaid to Support Children and Youth Living With Complex Behavioral Health Needs

Editor’s Note: In a new report prepared for The Commonwealth Fund, Manatt Health and its co-authors provide an actionable framework and strategies for how state-level policymakers can use Medicaid and the Children’s Health...more

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Third annual report on EU foreign investment reveals a significant increase in formal screenings

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The European Commission (EC)’s third annual report on EU foreign direct investment (FDI) screening covers the operation of the screening mechanism in 2022. Together with a Commission Staff Working Document, it details...more

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