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Labor & Employment

Employers: San Francisco’s “Fair Chance Ordinance” Now in Effect – Here’s what you need to know to comply

On August 13, 2014, San Francisco joined a number of jurisdictions in restricting employer inquiries and use of criminal background information. On February 13, San Francisco passed the “Fair Chance Ordinance,” (“Ordinance”) which applies to private employers with at least 20 employees (located in San Francisco or otherwise). The Ordinance contains a blanket prohibition on […]

Creditors' Rights and Litigation

Bloomberg BNA: Beware of Judgment Debtors Using the Fifth Amendment To Shield Their Assets

Reproduced with permission from The United States Law Week, 83 U.S.L.W. 103, 7/15/14. Copyright 2014 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) http://www.bna.com Download the PDF:  Beware of Judgment Debtors Using the Fifth Amendment To Shield Their Assets The Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination cannot be used in a blanket fashion by judgment debtors, Jeffer Mangels […]