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HTMLControversial Dynamex Case Regarding Misclassification of Independent Contractors to be Reviewed by California Supreme Court
Jonathan A. Siegel; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015
Employers received a welcome development late last week when the California Supreme Court decided to review the controversial Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court (SC S222732/B249546 rev. granted 1/28/15) regarding misclassification of independent contractors. This case is important...

 

HTMLIllinois Attorney General Seeks Stronger Data Breach Notification Law, Requirement to Safeguard Personal Information
Joseph J. Lazzarotti; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 3, 2015
Reacting to a report that identity theft was a top concern for Illinois residents (second in a list of ten), Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced a legislative proposal to strengthen the state’s existing data breach notification law. The call for stronger breach notification laws is a...

 

HTMLDepartment of Labor Invites Public Comment on Ways to Decrease Regulatory Burdens
Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 4, 2015
On February 3, 2015 the Department of Labor published a second request for public comments on how it can increase regulatory effectiveness and minimize burdens. DOL’s request is made pursuant to President Obama’s 2011 Executive Order 13563, requiring federal agencies to review their...

 

HTMLFCC Promises Action Against Those Who Fail to Safeguard
Jason C. Gavejian; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on December 24, 2014
On December 19, 2014, the FCC published Chairman Thomas Wheeler‘s response to Senator Bill Nelson’s (D-FL) letter regarding the FCC’s recent proposed $10 million fine against two telecom companies.

 

HTMLNew York Attorney General Seeks Stonger Data Breach Notification Law and Data Security Safeguards
Joseph J. Lazzarotti, Jeffrey M. Schlossberg; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on January 29, 2015
Earlier this month, the New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a legislative proposal that would strengthen protections for private information by expanding the state’s breach notification law to cover e-mails, passwords and health data, require companies to implement data...

 

HTMLRecent OSHA Inspection Statistics and Enforcement Initiatives
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 23, 2015
At a recent American Bar Association meeting, Tom Galassi, Director of Enforcement Programs for OSHA, stressed the agency’s continued focus on key enforcement initiatives, such as temporary workers, corporate-wide settlement agreements and the continued use of the severe violator enhancement...

 

HTMLAnti-Bullying Laws in California and Tennessee Could Be the Start of a New Trend
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015
While there are no current federal laws that prevent workplace bullying in the private sector, “Healthy Workplace” bills have been introduced in 26 states since 2003. Tennessee recently became the first state to pass the “Healthy Workplace Act,” a law designed to encourage...

 

HTMLNo Employer Liability If There is No Actionable Harassment or Discrimination, California Court Rules
Mark S. Askanas; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015
An employer cannot be held liable for failure to prevent sexual harassment under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) if there is no actionable sexual harassment, the California Court of Appeal has ruled. Dickson v. Burke Williams, Inc., No. B253154 (Cal. Ct. App....

 

HTMLACA Information Reporting Creates Data Privacy and Security Issues
Joseph J. Lazzarotti; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
During this year, businesses will be hearing a lot about the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) information reporting requirements under Code Sections 6055 and 6056. Information gathering will be critical to successful reporting, and there is one aspect of that information gathering which...

 

HTMLUtah’s Highest Court Finds LLC Managers Were Not Employers Under State Wage Law
Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 20, 2015
When small entrepreneurial ventures collapse, disputes sometimes arise regarding who constituted an “employee” of the business and whether they were paid proper wages. As the venture has failed, the issue of individual liability often is raised. In a new decision, Utah’s highest...

 


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