At long last, the European Commission, on June 4, 2021, adopted new Standard Contractual Clauses (“new SCCs”) to permit lawful transfers of personal data from the European Union (EU) to third countries such as the United States.
A little over six months after the Brazilian Data Protection Law (LGPD) became effective, there seems to be real progress in its implementation. The LGPD is an all-encompassing data protection law similar to the European Union’s GDPR.
A primary goal of this Report is to highlight the myriad and overlapping labor and employment issues that arise as the workplace transforms, and the imperative that successful solutions will require significant cross-disciplinary collaboration.
The Illinois General Assembly is currently considering House Bill 559, which seeks to materially revise BIPA’s rigid compliance obligations and limit an individual’s ability to file a class action lawsuit against a non-compliant entity.
Employers in Puerto Rico must take into consideration the constitutional right to privacy, which applies to private parties in Puerto Rico, in evaluating whether to implement mandatory vaccination policies.
We’ve seen a big increase in the use of data subject access requests (DSARs) over the last few years in the UK. Recently-updated guidance, on how to deal with these requests in practice, should provide some reassurance to employers.