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Boston Globe Turns to Philip Gordon for Comment on Amazon’s Employment Practices
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The Boston Globe published an article on questions raised concerning Amazon’s policies on background checks for drivers. Mr. Gordon is quoted in the article concerning his views on those efforts. (View Article) We’ve also posted this on Facebook (here), if you’d like to interact with us there.

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New York City Banning Use of Credit History in Employment Decisions
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Many employers consider credit ratings of potential employees when making hiring decisions, as well as decisions concerning promotion and pay rates.  This practice often results in discrimination against lower income and minority applicants. The Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act bans the use of credit histories in employment decisions regarding potential and existing workers within…

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New Overtime Regulations Under Review
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Proposed revisions to Section 13(a)(1) of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act are coming under scrutiny as some question the Department of Labor’s (DOL) authority to create legislation. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez recently announced that the agency submitted a proposal to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that will potentially affect the…

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