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.
State laws and local ordinances routinely take effect after the first of the year. This article discusses key labor and employment laws and ordinances that will become operative during the latter half of 2018.
An Illinois court has held that to state a claim under the IL Biometric Information Privacy Act, a plaintiff must allege more than a mere failure to comply with BIPA’s requirements to provide notice and obtain consent before collecting biometric data.
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.