Recognizing that the consideration of criminal history in employment decisions is a frequently misunderstood and rapidly evolving area of law, the California Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) issued new regulations, which are effective on July 1. The regulations largely mirror the guidance set forth by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in its April 2012 "Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964."
Titles can be tricky things--sometimes they mean a lot, other times they mean close to nothing. But titles can play a key role when it comes to a job search, influencing interviews, compensation and the overall viability of a candidacy.
The DTSA--the most significant expansion of intellectual property law since the 1940s--celebrated its one-year anniversary on May 11.
Take a look at five suggestions companies can implement now to attempt to address diversity issues and lower their risk of exposure to certain types of discrimination lawsuits.
Keep these five things in mind when including or enforcing an ADR provision in a fee agreement.
Section 101 of the Patent Act of 1952 has been increasingly used to challenge patent validity.
Public officials may turn to private email and messaging services to evade public scrutiny of potentially embarrassing information. In California at least, avoiding public disclosure just became much more difficult.
In an age of mass shootings and terrorist attacks, entertainment venues have a responsibility to implement stronger security measures to protect patrons.