With the May 25, 2018 effective date of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) barely in the rear-view mirror, California’s governor recently signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
New York’s Third Department appellate court – which has jurisdiction over all state Unemployment Division appeals – recently issued a significant decision for “gig” economy companies with operations in New York.
On July 5, 2018, Governor David Y. Ige signed Senate Bill 2351 into law, adding Hawaii to the list of jurisdictions generally prohibiting employers from asking applicants about their prior compensation history.
The new Massachusetts “grand bargain” legislation gradually phases out the requirement that retailers pay time-and-a-half for work on Sundays or certain holidays. However, this phase-out has a hidden complication.
The NLRB General Counsel’s recent memo provides guidance about how the Board’s The Boeing Co. decision will affect many types of workplace rules, including taking on the challenging task of categorizing confidentiality rules as lawful or unlawful.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently overturned a longstanding line of cases that allowed disabled employees to prevail in discrimination cases without proving the employer intended to discriminate or was even aware that the employee was disabled.