Why Asking About Salary History Is Risky Anywhere

There has been significant attention around the new laws and ordinances that prohibit employers from asking job applicants about their salary history in California, Delaware, Massachusetts, Oregon, New York City, Philadelphia and Puerto Rico. Are employers outside of these jurisdictions … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Company Against the Perils of Office Parties

Be careful about throwing the type of office holiday party that gets everyone taken off the “Nice List.” In many circumstances, an employee’s bad behavior, or even their guest’s bad behavior, may be imputed to the employer that sponsors the … Continue reading

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Idaho Human Rights Commission “Complaints”

The Idaho Human Rights Commission considers Title VII and other discrimination claims arising in Idaho.  For practitioners in other jurisdictions, the nomenclature there could lead to mistakes.  The kick-off there is not a “claim,” but a “complaint.”  This can be … Continue reading

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