Welcome to the Trüpp Legal Corner designed to keep business leaders informed of critical employment legislation and case law.

EEO-1 pay data portal is up

The EEO-1 pay data portal is up. The EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) has said employers will be notified via email and regular mail.

The EEOC’s electronic filing system is open and employers can begin submitting their information. The deadline is September 30th, 2019.

New Illinois bill sets rules for using AI with video interviews

This bill covers how companies can use AI when analyzing job applicants’ video interviews. The requirements include informing applicants of the use of AI, explaining how it works, gaining consent, limit the sharing of the video, and how long the video can be retained.

Oregon passes 12-week paid family leave policy

Beginning January 2023, Oregon will become the first state in the country to offer 12 weeks with 100% wages for workers taking specific types of leave. This will include victims of domestic violence.

California outlaws hair discrimination in the workplace

Earlier this month, CA passed a law to ban discrimination against those with “hairstyles which are ‘historically associated with race.” The law is called the CROWN Act and is following in the footsteps of New York City.

Colorado enacts laws regarding pay equity, salary history, and criminal background inquiries

Following numerous other states, this month Colorado passed laws for pay equity, banned salary history questions for job applicants, and banned inquiring about criminal history on an application.

Local minimum wage increases in CA have taken effect

On the first of July, 2019, new minimum wage increases took effect in California. The list in the link below covers all the cities and counties where increases took effect.

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