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Boston University Graduate Programs Ban the Box on Applications

Applicants to Boston University’s graduate programs no longer have to disclose criminal history on their applications. After looking into the statistics and relying on a recent study showing that the rejection rate for applications with criminal convictions was 2.5...

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European Union’s Top Court Strikes Down Privacy Shield

The Court of Justice of the European Union recently found that the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield does not comply with European privacy rights and is invalid for purposes of cross-border transfers of personal data from the European Union to the United States. This action was...

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COVID-19 Updates: Drug Testing, Occupational Health, & Courts

Labs Quest, LabCorp, and other labs are now testing for COVID-19 antibodies at select patient service centers (not all of them), and when they have reached capacity for testing (particularly in areas where cases are on the rise), no additional tests will be performed...

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U.S. Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Salary History Case

On July 2, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in Yovino v. Rizo. As such, it will not decide the issue of whether employers can use salary history to justify paying men and women differently for similar work under the Equal Pay Act (EPA). In doing so, it...

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Independence Day Closures

Hire Image will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of the Independence Day holiday.  Our office will reopen on Monday, July 6th, with normal business hours. Government agencies will also be closed for the national holiday. Minor delays may be incurred. We...

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