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NLRB Rules Misclassification Of Employees As Independent Contractors Does Not Violate NLRA
Last week, in Velox Express, Inc., the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) answered what had been a long-standing open question
United States
9 Sep 2019
Somerville, Massachusetts Second Municipality Nationwide To Ban Government Use Of Facial Recognition Technology
Local governments may not be in the headlines as much as their state and federal counterparts, but last week saw local governments getting their turn on the news.
United States
12 Jul 2019
U.S. Department Of Labor Issues Proposed Joint Employment Rule
On April 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule that would clarify when two entities may be considered joint employers of an employee for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
United States
17 Apr 2019
U.S. Department Of Labor Issues Proposed New Rule On Regular Rate Of Pay For Overtime
Less than a month after proposing an increase to the salary threshold for certain overtime exemptions (see our previous client alert), the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL")
United States
15 Apr 2019
U.S. Department Of Labor Proposes New Overtime Rule
On March 7, 2019, after more than two years of speculation, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") finally proposed its new overtime rule. Under the proposed rule, the minimum salary a worker
United States
20 Mar 2019
Can Law Enforcement Force You To Use Your Finger To Unlock Your Phone?
Can a fingerprint alone provide "testimony" about a person? Earlier this month, a federal court in California said yes.
United States
24 Jan 2019
On To Trial—Summary Judgment Denied To Facebook In Privacy Litigation
The litigation over Facebook's Tag Suggestions feature in the United State District Court for the Northern District of California continues, with the court this week denying both sides' bids...
United States
22 May 2018
Massachusetts Places Further Restrictions On Criminal Background Checks
In 2010, Massachusetts became one of the first states to pass so-called "ban the box" legislation, which barred employers from asking prospective employees about their criminal histories...
United States
21 May 2018
Procedural Violations Of BIPA: One Court Says They Cause Actual Harm And Confer Standing—How Long Will This Ruling Hold Up?
Tag Suggestions recognizes that an object in a photo is a face and compares it to the database of face templates to figure out who the face belongs to.
United States
6 Apr 2018
The Many Faces Of Google's Arts & Culture App (Except In Illinois And Texas)
Those of our readers who frequent social media may have noticed a newly-popular juxtaposition between selfies and art (or perhaps one should say between selfies and other forms of art)...
United States
18 Jan 2018
Cybersecurity 2018 – The Year In Preview: Biometrics
This is the fifth in a multi-part end-of-year series examining important trends in data privacy and cybersecurity during the coming year.
United States
12 Dec 2017
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