Lots going on in the Northeast these days!

Hot Dog Man.flickrCC.JeleneMorrisFrom Massachusetts, Connor Cobean of our Boston Office has a discussion of a state Superior Court decision that allows employees to sue for back wages and treble damages if their employers violate the Sunday blue laws. (Employers covered by the blue laws have to pay time and a half to non-exempt employees who work on Sunday.)

And the New York City Council has passed a measure that would prohibit employers from asking job applicants about their salary histories. The measure has been sent to Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is expected to sign it. Assuming he does so, NYC will join Philadelphia, Massachusetts, and Puerto Rico in imposing such a prohibition. Anjie Cabrera and Stephen Stecker from our New York City Office have the story.

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