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By Christopher E. Ballod, Sean Hoar
Ethereum, one of the most popular cryptocurrencies with a market cap of more than $21.8 billon, is causing serious anxiety in the cryptocurrency marketplace
By David Harvey
Restaurants and other hospitality industries received some good news on Thursday, November 8, 2018.
By Frank Gillman, Bryan Thompson, Simone McCormick
Social media has revolutionized the way people communicate and stay in contact with one another. But in the workplace, trying to "friend" an employee or sharing a photo with sensitive information...
By Peter Shapiro
Westchester County, N.Y. has recently enacted two new laws which apply to employers with employees working in the county: an earned sick leave law and a wage history anti-discrimination law.
By Erica Rocush
Although the end of Arizona's 2018 legislative session was dominated by education funding debates in light of the #Red4Ed movement, the legislature did manage to pass a few bills which will impact employers...
By David E. Artman, Bryan Thompson
On November 1, 2018, the long-awaited amendments to Canada's main federal data privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), take effect.
By Bryan Thompson, Elizabeth Dill, David B. Sherman
Under the recent amendments to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) passed by Congress, as of September 21, 2018, consumer credit reporting agencies can no longer charge fees for consumers to place or lift credit freezes on their credit file.
By William Sung, Matt Goodman
The California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) permits an "aggrieved employee" to step into the shoes of the Labor Commissioner and recover civil penalties and attorneys' fees...
By Alyssa Watzman, Sean Hoar, Bryan Thompson
On October 17, 2018, the American Bar Association (ABA) released Formal Opinion 483 (the Opinion) which formally recognized that lawyers have an ethical duty to notify clients ...
By Frank Gillman, Sean Hoar
More than ever before, malicious actors are targeting email platforms in an attempt to access and monetize sensitive personal information.
By Kerri R. Lutfey
Governor Jerry Brown recently signed several bills expanding lactation accommodation requirements for employers and certain California postsecondary educational institutions as well as pertaining to ...
By Kristalyn Lee, William Sung
In the wake of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement and corresponding flood of sexual misconduct claims, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a series of bills into law, all which are aimed...
By Jade McKenzie, William Sung
In recent months, Governor Jerry Brown has signed a series of bills providing for limited exceptions to wage and hour laws for specific industries. These bills are AB 1654, AB 2605, and AB 2610.
By Erica Rocush
On September 18, 2018, the Ninth Circuit issued its opinion in several consolidated cases.
By David E. Artman, Elizabeth Dill
Any such reimbursements must be approved by the California Department of Finance.
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