Hawaii Tightens Ban-the-Box Law

Hawaii has narrowed the scope of what employers can consider regarding an individual’s conviction history when making employment decisions.

Hawaii employers have long been required to limit their consideration of felony and misdemeanor convictions to a 10-year lookback period, unless they fell within one of the statutory exemptions as part

Microsoft says the Department of Labor has asked it to prove its goal to double Black leaders within the company doesn’t violate US employment laws against discrimination



Satya Nadella wearing glasses talking on a cell phone: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella REUTERS


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  • Microsoft in June said it plans to double the number of Black and African American leaders within the company by 2025.
  • The company disclosed on Tuesday that it received a letter from the Department of Labor stating that the goal “appears to imply

Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a Leading Securities Fraud Law Firm, Announces Investigation of Aurora Cannabis, Inc. (ACB) on Behalf of Investors

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, today announced that it has commenced an investigation on behalf of Aurora Cannabis, Inc. (“Aurora” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ACB) investors concerning the Company’s possible violations of the federal securities laws.

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Uber, Lyft spend big in Calif. to oppose gig worker law

Using a recently-published Cornell University driver pay study in Seattle as a basis, Reuters calculated that each full-time driver would cost the company, on average, an additional $7,700. That includes roughly $4,560 in annual employer-based California and federal payroll taxes and some $3,140 in annual workers’ compensation insurance, which is