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Jan
9
2018
Insight

Recent Illinois Appellate Court Ruling Could End The Recent Flood Of Class Action Lawsuits Against Employers Under Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act

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.
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

Dec
18
2017
Insight

New NLRB Majority Calls off the War on Employee Handbooks

The NLRB recently established a new standard for evaluating the validity of employer rules, policies, and handbook provisions under the National Labor Relations Act.
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

Dec
6
2017
Insight

The Second Circuit Provides A Roadmap For Employers Defending Claims Under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act

While the emergence of biometric technology in the workplace is not a new phenomenon, employers being sued for utilizing this technology is a new trend.
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

Sep
29
2017
Insight

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.
  • International Employment Law
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

Sep
15
2017
Insight

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.
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

Sep
13
2017
Insight

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.
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security
  • International Employment Law
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

Sep
7
2017
Insight

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.
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security
  • International Employment Law

Aug
16
2017
Insight

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.
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)

Jul
20
2017
Insight

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.
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

Jul
19
2017
Insight

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.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

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