Mayor Bill DiBlasio recently signed legislation (the "Act") that will make it unlawful during the hiring process for employers and employment agencies to inquire about or rely upon an applicant's salary history when determining the applicant's salary, benefits or other compensation. The Act prohibits asking the applicant, the applicant's current or prior employer, or searching publicly available records, for the purpose of obtaining an applicant's salary history.
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In Abramyan v. State of Georgia, Case No. S17A0004 (decided May 14, 2017), the Georgia Supreme Court rejected a claim by Atlanta taxi cab drivers that a Georgia law allowing ride sharing services resulted in an unconstitutional taking of their property. Prior to May 2015, Georgia law authorized local governments to regulate taxi cabs and… Read more
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