2015 Employment Trends: “Ban the Box” Movement on the Rise; Paid Sick Leave Laws Sweep the Nation; “Look Policies” Governing Employee Appearances

Spring/Summer 2015

Inside: A Publication of the New York State Bar Association's Corporate Counsel Section

Mara B. Levin analyzes "ban the box" laws prohibiting employers from inquiring about an applicant's criminal history, the proliferation of paid sick leave laws nationally, and the U.S. Supreme Court's examination of EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., a case involving "look policies," which govern employees' appearances.