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By Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In light of the technological advancements of the past decade, the Illinois legislature enacted this law to protect the "biometric data" of individuals, including their fingerprints, retinal scans, and facial recognition.
By Christopher Lowe, Robert Szyba, Kaitlyn F. Whiteside
In Sauter v. Colts Neck Volunteer Fire Company No. 2, a published opinion issued on September 13, 2017, a three-judge panel of the Appellate Division of New Jersey held that a plaintiff's CEPA retaliation claim...
By Cameron Smith, Christine Hendrickson, Annette Tyman, Lisa Savadjian
On September 12, 2017, the New York City Commission on Human Rights released two eagerly-awaited Fact Sheets to aid in the interpretation of the NYC salary history ban, which goes into effect...
By Christopher Lowe, Robert Szyba, Kaitlyn F. Whiteside
New Jersey's Appellate Division upheld summary judgment dismissing a claim of whistleblower retaliation under the Conscientious Employee Protection Act ("CEPA"), finding that plaintiff...
By Lynn Kappelman, Dawn Reddy Solowey
No company wants to confront a large punitive damages verdict in an employment case.
By Cameron Smith, Christine Hendrickson, Annette Tyman, Lisa Savadjian
On May 4, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio signed into law the legislation that bans New York City employers from inquiring about or seeking the salary history of job candidates.
By Ari Hersher, Elizabeth MacGregor
The legal support for the federal enclave doctrine comes from the United States Constitution. Congress has the power to exercise exclusive legislation over "all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature...
By Kristina Launey, Christine Hendrickson
On September 11, AB 1209, the Gender Pay Gap Transparency Act, which would require larger employers in California to publish differences in pay between male and female employees and Board members...
By Abigail Cahak, Noah Finkel
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important and restaurant-friendly decision rejecting the Department of Labor's interpretation of FLSA regulations on the use of the tip credit when paying regularly tipped employees.
By Gerald Maatman Jr., John Marrese
In In Re Subway Footlong Sandwich Mktg. & Sales Practices Litig., No. 16-1652 (7th Cir. Aug. 25, 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit overturned a district court's approval of a class action ...
By Karen Bitar
Until Dirks the law relating to liability for insider trading by tippees was unclear. In Dirks, the Supreme Court addressed the applicability of insider trading law with respect to those who traded on confidential...
By Timothy M. Hoppe, Joshua Rodine
For over twenty years, Orlando Nakai worked as a counselor at Friendship House, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in San Francisco.
By Sara Eber Fowler
Fair scheduling laws – sometimes referred to as "predictive" or "predictable" scheduling – are popping up in city councils and state legislatures across the nation.
By Esteban Shardonofsky, Austin Brayley
Texas House Bill 88, which Governor Greg Abbott signed into law on May 26, 2017, provides for the addition of Section 21.0595 to the Texas Labor Code. Section 21.0595 states that an employer commits ...
By Dawn Lurie, Jason Burritt, Michelle Gergerian
The President's tweet confirmed Sunday's reports that the Trump administration will move forward with plans to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program...
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