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  • Biden Administration Issues Memo Focused on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

    Following a series of major ransomware attacks, including against Colonial Pipeline, which provides the East Coast with 45 percent of its gasoline, jet fuel and diesel, President Biden issued a National Security Memorandum (“the Memorandum”) last week intent on improving cybersecurity for critical infrastructure systems. The Memorandum comes in follow up to the Biden Administration’s...… Continue Reading
    August 4, 2021
  • New York Considering Dramatic Expansion of Consumer Privacy Rights

    In 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), which provides for an expansive array of privacy rights and obligations, was enacted.  At the time, it was reasonable to wonder whether California’s bold example would catalyze similar activity in other states.  It’s clear now that it has.   Virginia recently passed its own robust privacy law, the...… Continue Reading
    March 24, 2021
  • COVID-19 Employment Litigation Update

    Interesting claims have started to emerge nearly 10 months into the COVID-19 pandemic as the number of COVID-19-related employment complaints filed approaches 1,000.   For a detailed analysis, please see our colleagues’ article by clicking here.… Continue Reading
    November 18, 2020
  • House Passes Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act

    The House of Representatives recently passed the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 (the Act).  The Act has been moved to the Senate for consideration. The legislation sets minimum security standards for all IoT devices purchased by government agencies. IoT refers to the myriad of physical devices that are connected to the...… Continue Reading
    October 1, 2020
  • California 2020 Mid-Year Legal Update This Wednesday July 29

    The legal landscape has changed radically since the start of 2020. While COVID-19 has profoundly impacted the Golden State, and the world, new employment laws are still driving change for California employers. Join Jackson Lewis P.C. on Wednesday July 29 at 10:00 a.m. PST for a mid-year employment law webinar, where we will share critical... Continue Reading…
    July 27, 2020
  • California 2020 Mid-Year Legal Update This Wednesday July 29

    The legal landscape has changed radically since the start of 2020. While COVID-19 has profoundly impacted the Golden State, and the world, new employment laws are still driving change for California employers. Join Jackson Lewis P.C. on Wednesday July 29 at 10:00 a.m. PST for a mid-year employment law webinar, where we will share critical...… Continue Reading
    July 27, 2020
  • Supreme Court Rules Title VII Protects LGTBQ+ Employees From Employment Discrimination

    In a landmark ruling, the United States Supreme Court ruled that LGTBQ+ employees are protected from workplace discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  An article by our colleagues discussing the case and its implications can be read here.  A copy of The Court’s decision can be accessed here.    … Continue Reading
    June 15, 2020
  • Missouri Legislature Passes Bill Increasing Standard for Plaintiffs to Receive Punitive Damages

    Recently, the Missouri Legislature passed a bill that would make it more difficult for a plaintiff to obtain punitive damages.  For a full discussion of the bill expected to be signed by the Governor, see the article from our colleagues by clicking here.… Continue Reading
    May 26, 2020
  • Videoconferencing Zooms to the Forefront in the COVID-19 World

    As the COVID-19 crisis continues, many companies throughout the country have arranged for significant portions of their workforce to work from home. A natural part of that arrangement is conducting videoconferences. With employees working at home in isolation, many seek opportunities to connect with others through a visual medium. Thus, companies are using videoconferencing to... Continue Reading…
    April 10, 2020
  • Videoconferencing Zooms to the Forefront in the COVID-19 World

    As the COVID-19 crisis continues, many companies throughout the country have arranged for significant portions of their workforce to work from home. A natural part of that arrangement is conducting videoconferences. With employees working at home in isolation, many seek opportunities to connect with others through a visual medium. Thus, companies are using videoconferencing to...… Continue Reading
    April 10, 2020

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