Tag Archives: Employers

On the Value of Gap Years and Non-Legal Experience to Legal Employers (and Law Schools)

Reviewing the results of the Foundations for Practice survey conducted by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS), I cannot help but note how the 24,000 responding attorneys ranked the helpfulness of various criteria for hiring … Continue reading

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Salary History Ban Clarified as California Awaits News on Major Bills Impacting Employers

It is that time of year.  We continue to wait for the Governor to sign or veto some controversial bills such as: The Stand Act (prohibiting confidentiality in harassment and sexual assault settlements); and AB 3080 (prohibiting mandatory arbitration for … Continue reading

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Connecticut Employer’s Defenses on Medical Marijuana User’s Discrimination Claim Go Up in Smoke

A federal court in Connecticut recently granted summary judgment to a prospective employee on an employment discrimination claim brought under Connecticut’s Palliative Use of Marijuana Act (PUMA). The case, Noffsinger v. SSC Niantic Operating Co., LLC, d/b/a Bride Brook Nursing … Continue reading

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Trying to Find a ‘Safe Haven’ in the Storm: 9 Tips for Employers

What do the following popular movies and television shows have in common? Hint: All have a connection to #HurricaneFlorence—the number-one trending topic on Twitter today—which is supposed to make landfall along the East Coast soon: Source: 3DSculptor / iStock / … Continue reading

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Recapping the Many Legislative Developments Affecting Private Employers in New York and New Jersey, So Far, in 2018

There have been many significant legislative developments over the past year which have and will affect private employers in New York and New Jersey. Federal, state, and local legislatures have been busy in the employment arena, promulgating rules and regulations … Continue reading

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