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Unfair Competition: What Happened In 2018, And What's In Store For 2019
From sweeping legislation to unexpected case law, and everything in between, 2018 brought a lot of changes to unfair competition law.
United States
14 Feb 2019
A Roadmap For The Future Of Work: California's Little Hoover Commission Issues Report Highlighting The Importance Of Building A "Human Infrastructure" To Ride Out The TIDE
The opportunities and challenges that artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are creating for the labor market are gaining increasing attention in both policy circles and society at large.
United States
21 Jan 2019
Latest DOJ Statement On Website Accessibility Provides No Definitive Site Map For Businesses
At the end of September 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) responded to a June letter sent by 103 members of the U.S. House of Representatives ...
United States
17 Oct 2018
The Continuing Stream Of Website Accessibility Claims: A Trial Victory For A Plaintiff And A Dismissal For A Company
Over the past 18 months, the number of claims being filed over website accessibility has increased dramatically.
United States
27 Jun 2017
The Defend Trade Secrets Act Of 2015: Proposed Legislation Would Open The Federal Courthouse Door For Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims
In an era where bipartisanship is rarely on display, a group of Senators and members of the House of Representatives from both parties recently joined together to propose the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (S. 1890, H.R. 3326).
United States
13 Aug 2015
The Big Move Toward Big Data In Employment
The world of Big Data has arrived, and it is beginning to affect employers and their decision-making in ways undreamed of even a few years ago.
United States
6 Aug 2015
Connecticut Restricts Employer Access To Personal Social Media, E-Mail And Online Retail Accounts Of Employees And Applicants
On May 19, 2015, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law a new statute restricting an employer's ability to gain access to social media, e-mail and other personal online accounts of employees and job applicants.
United States
29 May 2015
U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services Expands "MyE-Verify" To 16 States
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the expansion of "myE-Verify" to 16 states.
United States
28 Jan 2015
United States
29 Oct 2012
NLRB: Is Electronic Voting on the Horizon?
The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") has signaled that it is exploring alternatives to traditional manual paper-ballot elections.
United States
15 Jun 2010
California Enacts New E-Discovery Rules That Mirror Federal Court E-Discovery Rules - With One Exception
On June 29, 2009, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law the Electronic Discovery Act ("California EDA").
United States
22 Jul 2009
Verdict Against Houston´s Restaurant Demonstrates Risks Of Accessing Employee´s Restricted Social Networking Sites
Ranting on the Internet about one's employer has become commonplace. When complaints are posted on a publicly accessible Internet page, employers have the same right as anyone in the general public to access the posting, and, except in limited circumstances, can take adverse action based on the posting's content.
United States
16 Jul 2009
Recent Fourth Circuit Ruling Demonstrates Risks To Employers Of Accessing Employees´ Personal E-Mail Accounts
In a cautionary tale for all employers, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently held in Van Alstyne v. Electronic Scriptorium Limited, that an employer who accessed a former employee's personal e-mail account could be held liable for punitive damages and attorneys' fees under the federal Stored Communications Act (SCA), even without proof of any actual damages.
United States
29 Apr 2009
Employee Text Messages Are Not Inviolate: Understanding And Navigating The Ninth Circuit´s Decision In Quon V. Arch Wireless Operating Company
The headlines proclaiming the end of employer monitoring have vastly overstated the impact on the workplace of the Ninth Circuit's ruling in Quon v. Arch Wireless Operating Company.
United States
10 Jul 2008
NLRB Rules That Employers May Implement A Corporate E-Mail Policy That Has The Effect Of Barring Union-Related Communications
In a highly anticipated decision, a sharply divided National Labor Relations Board ruled by a vote of 3-2 that employers may prohibit employee use of a company's e-mail system for nonwork solicitations, including union-related solicitations.
United States
7 Jan 2008
Department Of Labor Issues Opinion Letter Recognizing Mortgage Loan Officers As Exempt Administrative Employees
For the past several years, employers in the mortgage lending industry have faced increasing litigation pressure over the decision to classify loan officers as exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act pursuant to the administrative exemption.
United States
5 Oct 2006
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