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Gov. Murphy’s First Executive Order Prohibits State Government from Asking Applicants about Salary History

Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order which bars state workers from asking job applicants seeking positions with the state about their previous salaries in his first official act after his swearing-in on January 16, 2018. State entities may … Continue reading

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Is there harm in asking? Questioning employees about their plans to retire

by Michele L. (Warnock) Brott Retirement decisions cannot be divorced from a person’s age. When asking questions about retirement, employers should be cognizant of age discrimination laws and the implications of making such inquiries.  Applicable laws Age discrimination is governed … Continue reading

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Women, salaries, law student loans and asking for a raise

By Lisa Salazar (@Lihsa) A friend texted me before the New Year to tell me that her firm granted her request for a raise. But today, she got even more interesting news. Salary is a real issue for young lawyers, … Continue reading

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Prepare for California’s ban on asking about job applicant’s salary history effective January 1, 2018

AB 168 was approved by Governor Brown on October 12, 2017 which prohibits employers from seeking or taking into consideration an applicant’s prior compensation and benefits when determining whether to hire the applicant, and in setting the applicant’s compensation and … Continue reading

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Retroactive alimony is there for the asking!

The entitlement to an award of retroactive alimony is a right, and not a privilege, if the circumstances support the award. See alimony update for additional information on this subject. The case of Gremel v. Gremel, 35 Fla. L. weekly … Continue reading

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