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12 Months Since GDPR - What Do Employers Really Need To Know?
As we sip champagne reflecting on the first anniversary of the effective date of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),
European Union
26 Jun 2019
How To Conduct An International Internal Investigation
Imagine an anonymous worker at a multinational's Egypt factory contacts the global whistleblower hotline and accuses the Cairo plant manager of dumping chemicals into the Nile.
United States
25 Jun 2019
New Zealand Privacy Bill Would Add Authorization And Data Breach Notification Requirements
As a proposed Privacy Bill works its way through the New Zealand Parliament, key changes aim to strengthen the protection of confidential and personal information.
United States
21 Feb 2019
Biometric Privacy Case Before Illinois Supreme Court Could Open Litigation Floodgates
On November 20, 2018, the Illinois Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that has significant implications for Illinois employers, though it is not an employment-law case.
United States
22 Nov 2018
Fourth Quarter 2018 Workplace Privacy Update
2018 has so far been a year that will long live in the memory of workplace privacy lawyers.
United States
19 Sep 2018
New Amendment May Soon Affect FCRA Pre-Adverse Action Notice Requirements
However, on closer scrutiny, as described below, this argument appears to be "creative" at best.
United States
12 Sep 2018
Hit The Pause Button: The Implications Of Recording In The Workplace
Workplace recordings have made headlines in recent weeks. For example, Omarosa Manigault-Newman publicly played a recording of a meeting with her then-boss, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly,
United States
7 Sep 2018
California Provides Guidance Regarding Its Salary History Ban
On January 1, 2018, California's salary history ban (A.B. 168) took effect.
United States
15 Aug 2018
Data Breach Notification Coming To Canada
The Government of Canada has announced that its proposed data breach notification requirements pursuant to the Digital Privacy Act (the "Act") will take effect on November 1, 2018.
United States
11 Apr 2018
Recent Illinois Appellate Court Ruling Could End The Recent Flood Of Class Action Lawsuits Against Employers Under Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act
Since mid-September 2017, more than 50 employers that use "biometric timeclocks" in Illinois have been targeted with class action lawsuits alleging violations of the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act.
United States
10 Jan 2018
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.
United States
8 Dec 2017
Amendment To Japan's Omnibus Data Protection Law Means New Compliance Requirements For U.S. Multinational Employers With Operations In Japan
Effective May 30, 2017, Japan amended its omnibus data protection law, the Personal Information Protection Act ("PIPA"), to add new compliance requirements that will have an immediate impact on many U.S. multinational employers with employees in Japan.
United States
7 Jul 2017
City Of Los Angeles Mayor To Sign Long-Awaited "Ban The Box" Law
In the next week, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to sign the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Initiative), which will prohibit most private sector employers from inquiring into a job...
United States
9 Jan 2017
The Privacy Shield: What U.S. Multinational Employers Need To Know To Enjoy The Benefits Of The Newest EU-U.S. Data Transfer Mechanism
As with the Safe Harbor, the basic steps necessary to enjoy the Privacy Shield's benefits are straightforward.
United States
15 Jul 2016
Colorado Grants Certain Private-Sector Employees The Right To Inspect Their Personnel Files
On June 10, 2016, Governor John W. Hickenlooper signed Colorado House Bill 16-1432, Personnel Files Employee Inspection Right, into law.
United States
22 Jun 2016
EU Privacy Regulators: Newly Announced "Privacy Shield" Not A Safe Harbor Yet
In its Statement, the Working Party sent an unequivocal reminder that U.S. multinational employers can no longer rely on the Safe Harbor to legitimize the transfer of EU employees' personal data to the United States.
5 Feb 2016
Puerto Rico Supreme Court: Failure To Provide Safe, Private And Hygienic Area For Breastfeeding In The Workplace May Violate Working Mother's Constitutional Right To Privacy
In Siaca v. Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club, LLC et al., a security guard supervisor ("the plaintiff") at a resort informed her employer that she would continue breastfeeding her child once she returned to work from maternity leave.
Puerto Rico
5 Feb 2016
EU And US Beat The Clock With Their Announcement Of The "Privacy Shield" A/K/A Safe Harbor 2.0
In a long-awaited and much-anticipated announcement, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission declared on February 2, 2016, that they had struck a deal on a new cross-border data transfer framework.
United States
4 Feb 2016
Ten Steps For U.S. Multinational Employers Towards Compliance With Europe's New Data Protection Framework – The General Data Protection Regulation
The European Union's (EU) new data protection framework, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (the "Regulation"), is, at bottom, a response to the astonishing evolution in online commerce.
22 Jan 2016
Social Gatherings And Social Media This Holiday Season – What's Not To "Like"?
According to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management, almost 90% of employers throw a holiday party.
United States
15 Dec 2015
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