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New NYC Prohibition Against Asking Job Applicants for Salary Histories

A new New York City Council regulation prohibits employers from asking job applicants about their salary histories.  The rule, which was designed to reduce the gender/pay gap, also bans employers from considering new employees' salary histories when setting their compensation.  There are exceptions, including exceptions for...

NYC Likely to Enact Measure to Protect “Gig Economy” Workers

The New York City Council has approved a proposed measure designed to protect workers in the "gig economy" -- i.e., independent contractors who find work through apps and websites such as Uber, Angie's List, etc.  The draft legislation contains several new rules and requirements, including: a requirement that...

Law Office of Brian L. Greben has been given a "Clients' Choice 2016" award by Avvo.  This is the second year in a row we've been given this honor, which is based on client reviews....

D.C. Office of Human Rights Guide to LGBTQ Applicants and Employees

The D.C. O.H.R. has issued an HR Guide to LGBTQ Applicants and Employees.  It offers "best practices" for creating a workplace that is inclusive to all employees and job applicants, including those from the transgender community.  The Guide's advice is helpful to employers throughout the United States....