On August 21, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an opinion in Faludi v. U.S. Shale Solutions, L.L.C. that may prove to be an important decision for companies that utilize day rate compensation.
As mega-breaches heighten concern about the security of personal information and a federal solution does not appear forthcoming, New York recently joined the growing list of states imposing their own security obligations on businesses.
In line with recently passed legislation in New York and California, Illinois’ legislature rallied to create a bill that would help increase employee protections by combating discrimination and harassment in the workplace.
With the resumption of the current legislative session on August 12, 2019, the a California Senate Committee briefly considered AB 5, the legislature’s purported solution to the California Supreme Court's opinion in Dynamex v. Superior Court.