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Virginia Issues New Disability-Related Poster Requirements


Small business leaders need to be aware that, as of July 1, 2021, Virginia has expanded the scope of a critical employment-related law. The Virginia Human Rights Act now includes disability discrimination. The Virginia Human Rights Act has recently been expanded to protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, medical cannabis […]

Ohio Know Your Rights Notice Updated


In April 2021, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission issued a new version of its “Know Your Rights” poster. This labor law poster explains the protections for employees under the Ohio Civil Rights Act. The poster previously protected employees and applicants from unlawful discriminatory employment practices, including harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, based on their race and […]

The One Question Job Candidates Try to Dodge That is Now Illegal

Now Illegal Wage History

Many job applicants try to evade questions about their salary history during the salary negotiation process. But now it is illegal to ask for salary history in New Jersey and Philadelphia. The two jurisdictions join a larger trend of 18 state and 20 local governments taking aim at ending the disparity in the compensation of […]

Three States Now Prohibit Discrimination Based on Hairstyle

Following California and New York, in December 2019, New Jersey became the third state to outlaw discrimination against people based on hairstyles associated with race and ethnicity. The “Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair Act” (the “Crown” Act) makes it illegal to discriminate against people at work, school, or in public places […]

Required Poster Updates for State of California

Required Poster Update for State of California 1-20-01

California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has issued updates to the following notices with new revision dates: Workplace Discrimination & Harassment (November 2019) Transgender Rights in the Workplace (December 2019) Family Care & Medical Leave & Pregnancy Disability Leave (December 2019) Keep reading to find out all the details for employers and employees. […]

Why Do Age Discrimination Laws Only Protect Those Over Age 40?

Age Discrimination

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) is one of several federal labor laws that prohibit discrimination in the workplace. The ADEA, as its name implies, prohibits employers from firing, refusing to hire, or otherwise discriminating against employees because of their age. But the ADEA doesn’t protect everyone from discrimination based on age—only employees who are 40 […]

Tucson, AZ Updates Its Discrimination Notice

TUCSON, AZ - OCTOBER 26, 2017 Beautiful exterior of the historic St Augustine Cathedral in Tucson, Arizona

The City of Tucson, Arizona, often referred to as The Old Pueblo, has updated its Discrimination notice to include new information in the “Who May File a Complaint?” section. All people and businesses subject to the Tucson City Code, Chapter 17, must post the notice in a conspicuous place. PROTECTED DISCRIMINATION CATEGORIES IN TUCSON For […]