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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

Ohio Court Reverses Enforcement of Employment Arbitration Agreement

An Ohio appellate court reversed enforcement of an employment arbitration agreement, holding that the agreement was both substantively and procedurally unconscionable because it required the parties to submit to arbitration all claims arising among them, even those unrelated to the employment relationship.  Please click here for a complete analysis by our colleagues.… Continue Reading
January 27, 2020

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