In the November 2013 issue of the New Jersey eAuthority, we reported on Jersey City’s adoption of an ordinance taking effect on January 24, 2014, which mandates that all businesses operating in Jersey City provide sick leave to their employees (paid or unpaid, depending on number of employees). Jersey City recently issued two “Frequently Asked Questions” posters, which, under the ordinance, Jersey City employers must distribute to all employees at time of hire (or as soon as practicable for current employees), and must post in a conspicuous and accessible place.
U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer has extended the temporary restraining order preventing the Department of Homeland Security from implementing its No-Match Regulation for up to 10 days. Judge Breyer will rule on a preliminary injunction by October 11. If granted, the preliminary injunction would further delay implementation of the regulation until trial. According to
On July 5, 2018, Hawaii Governor David Ige signed Senate Bill 2351, thereby enacting a state law prohibiting employers from inquiring into an applicant’s salary history.
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a plaintiff cannot demonstrate age discrimination merely by pointing to a “politically incorrect” comment made by the plaintiff’s direct supervisor months before, in an entirely different context.