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September 29, 2017

European Court Limits Workplace Email Monitoring

In its recent Grand Chamber judgment, the European Court of Human Rights held that employers can monitor an employee's email only if they provide advance notice.

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September 15, 2017

Vendor Breaches and Their Implications for Employers

A hacking incident involving the personal information of 143 million Americans generated headlines this past week. Employers should be aware of their obligations in responding to security breach incidents.

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September 13, 2017

The Next HR Data Protection Challenge: What U.S. Multinational Employers Must Do To Prepare for the European Union’s Impending General Data Protection Regulation

U.S. multinational employers and their EU subsidiaries have little time to spare before starting to address compliance with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation.

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September 7, 2017

Navigating Global Payroll Under the Impending EU General Data Protection Regulation

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation, while designed primarily to update current law to address the digital economy, will impact every aspect of the employment relationship, including the processing of payroll for all employees located in the EU.

WPI Report
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September 5, 2017

WPI State of the States: Labor Day Edition

The holiday weekend marked the end of summer fun, but state legislatures across the country remained hard at work in August. Predictive scheduling and protected time off remain very hot topics. Several antidiscrimination bills also made headway.

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August 16, 2017

In the First Case of its Kind, Court Rules Federal Law Does Not Trump Employee Protections under State Medical Marijuana Law

If your workplace drug and alcohol-testing policies take a zero tolerance approach to medical marijuana because the use, distribution, or possession of marijuana is unlawful under federal law, a recent decision could be a game-changer.

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July 20, 2017

Washington Public Employer Hit with $1.8 Million Judgment for Failing to Accommodate Prescription Drug User

Last month, a court ordered an employer to pay a terminated employee a little over $1.8 million in damages for failing to accommodate the employee’s use of prescription opioids, and for terminating her for a positive drug test result.

Dear Littler
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July 19, 2017

Dear Littler: A potential new hire shaved his head after learning about our drug-testing policy. Now what?

We recently offered a position to a candidate. He had a reasonable amount of head hair at the time we offered the job. We require hair testing both for new hires, and for random screenings thereafter. He is now bald. What do we do?

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July 19, 2017

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Creates Employer Obligation to Accommodate Employees Using Medical Marijuana

On July 17, 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court unanimously held that an employee may pursue a disability discrimination claim under state law against her former employer for failing to accommodate the employee’s use of medical marijuana.

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