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HTMLEleventh Circuit Explains That Employer Knowledge of Work Renders It Compensable
Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on January 21, 2015
The Fair Labor Standards Act requires payment for all hours an employer suffers or permits an employee to work. This standard is broad, and an employee’s timesheet is not a panacea against claims that he or she worked additional time where managerial employees may have corrupted that...

 

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...

 

HTMLOSHA Updates Planned Inspection Exemptions
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015
In a memorandum dated January 30, 2015, OSHA announced an update to Appendix A of its “Enforcement Exemptions and Limitations under the Appropriation Act” Directive (CPL 02-00-051) for 2015. Appendix A outlines the list of small employers who are exempted from safety programmed...

 

HTML$40 Million In Sale of Business Held Sufficient Consideration for Non-Compete
V. John Ella; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
A federal court in Minnesota has rebuffed a plea by the founders of medical device company Rochester Medical to invalidate five year non-competes they signed in connection with the sale of their business to C.R. Bard, Inc. Conway v. C.R. Bard, Inc. (D. Minn. Feb. 12, 2015). Plaintiffs argued that...

 

HTMLSecond New York Judge Agrees Time Spent In Mandated Alcohol Treatment Meetings Did Not Constitute “Work”
Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on January 26, 2015
Joining a decision issued last fall by Southern District of New York Judge Andrew Carter, Judge Ronnie Abrams has also ruled that time spent by New York City employees in alcohol counseling required by their job did not constitute “work.” Gibbs v. City of New York, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS...

 

HTMLDistrict of Columbia Passes Legislation Allowing Employees to Discuss Wages
Kesia M. Brown, Daniel D. Schudroff, Teresa Burke Wright; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 16, 2015
The District of Columbia has passed the Wage Transparency Act of 2014. The Act prohibits all private employers within the District from implementing workplace policies that forbid employees from discussing their wages with coworkers. The Act echoes President Barack Obama’s Executive Order...

 

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...

 

HTMLCalifornia Intermediate Appellate Court Reverses Ruling Finding “On Call” Rest Breaks Violated State Law
Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on January 9, 2015
Confronting a novel issue of state law in the wake of the California Supreme Court’s 2012 decision addressing California’s meal-and-rest break requirements, an appellate panel of the California Court of Appeal’s Second District ruled that a security firm did not violate rest break...

 

HTMLChecklists Not Enough When Developing a WISP, FTC Director Comments at IAPP Global Privacy Summit
Joseph J. Lazzarotti; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 9, 2015
This year’s IAPP Global Privacy Summit was very informative on a number of fronts, including the helpful insight provided by officials at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on a range of topics. A good summary of some of their comments, which includes concerns they expressed about the...

 

HTMLEthics Case Alleging Improper Social Media Access May Proceed
Jason C. Gavejian; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 3, 2015
As we previously reported, sending a “friend” request to access information on an individual’s Facebook page that is not publicly available may have serious ethical implications. Specifically, the New Jersey Office of Attorney Ethics (OAE) alleges John Robertelli and Gabriel Adamo...

 


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