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HTMLSupreme Court to Decide Who Can Sue under Privacy Law
Jason C. Gavejian, Tyler Philippi; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2015, previously published on May 1, 2015
Does a consumer, as an individual, have standing to sue a consumer reporting agency for a “knowing violation” of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), even if the individual may not have suffered any “actual damages”?

 

HTMLUtah Supreme Court Highlights Importance of Disclaimers in Employee Handbooks
Conrad S. Kee; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on Aprl
Guidance for employers seeking to maintain the at-will status of their employees and prevent employee handbooks and policies from becoming implied-in-fact contracts has come from the Utah Supreme Court, confirming the importance of a clear and conspicuous disclaimer prominently placed in an...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Earned Sick Leave Law Update: Proposed Regulations Released by Attorney General’s Office
Michael R. Bertoncini, Jeffrey S. Brody, Samia M. Kirmani, Brian E. Lewis; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 27, 2015
Proposed regulations to the voter-approved Massachusetts Earned Sick Leave Law, which takes effect July 1, 2015, were released by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office on April 24th. The proposed regulations can be found at:...

 

HTMLGeorgia’s Medical Marijuana Law Includes No Employment-Discrimination Protection
Roger S. Kaplan, Kathryn J. Russo; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 23, 2015
On April 16, 2015, Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation immediately legalizing the use of a low-potency form of cannabis oil for medicinal uses. However, unlike many other medical marijuana laws enacted recently, the Georgia law contains no language protecting medical marijuana users from...

 

HTMLD.C. Wage Theft Amendment Act Pay Notice Templates Contain Discrepancies
Leslie A. Stout-Tabackman, Jacqueline C. Tully; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 28, 2015
Employers in the District of Columbia subject to the Wage Amendment Act must post the Notice of the Act conspicuously in the workplace, as well as provide pay notice information to new hires and current employees.

 

HTMLNew York City Human Rights ‘Tester’ Law Set to Uncover Discrimination in Hiring
Richard I. Greenberg, Jason A. Zoldessy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 21, 2015
City anti-discrimination agents posing as job applicants will soon be knocking on employers’ doors in the five boroughs to ferret out discrimination in hiring practices. Seeking to strengthen the New York City Human Rights Commission’s transparency in enforcing the New York City Human...

 

HTMLEEOC Releases Proposed Rule on Workplace Wellness Programs for Public Comment
Francis P. Alvarez, Joseph J. Lazzarotti, Joseph J. Lynett, Michael J. Soltis; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 16, 2015
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on how Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to employer wellness programs that are part of group health plans. The NPRM is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on...

 

HTMLNew York City Council Tightens Employers’ Use of Credit Information of Applicants, Employees
Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, David S. Greenhaus, Daniel J. Jacobs; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 20, 2015
Legislation being touted as the strictest in the country has been passed by the New York City Council prohibiting employers generally from requesting or using the consumer credit histories of applicants or employees for employment purposes, or otherwise discriminating against applicants or...

 

HTMLDistrict of Columbia Ban-the-Box Law Traps Employers
Robin C. Terry, Teresa Burke Wright; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2015, previously published on April 8, 2015
The Act requires employers to remove criminal background questions from all job application forms and restricts employers from inquiring about an applicant’s criminal background until after a conditional offer of employment has been made. (For more information, see our article, District of...

 

HTMLOSHA Proposes Updates to Its Personal Protective Equipment Rules
Bradford T. Hammock, Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2015, previously published on April 9, 2015
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed what it hopes will be non-controversial changes to its personal protective equipment (PPE) standards for eye and face protection in all covered industry sectors except agriculture. OSHA’s initiative is part of a multi-year agency...

 


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