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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...

 

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...

 

HTMLEighth Circuit Affirms Judgment on the Pleadings in Arkansas Non-Compete Case
V. John Ella, James L. Mulroy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 16, 2015
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court decision granting judgment on the pleadings to defendant in non-compete dispute based on Arkansas law. The decision in NanoMech, Inc. v. Suresh rested in part on the fact that the non-compete did not include a geographic limitation and...

 

HTMLHandbook Rules Guidance Expected from NLRB General Counsel
Howard M. Bloom, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 9, 2015
National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard Griffin said he intends to issue a guidance memorandum on employee handbook rules in March. This could be a helpful step for employers seeking guidance on what constitutes a lawful policy under the NLRA.

 

HTMLOSHA Issues Enforcement Guidance for Hazard Communication Standard
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 9, 2015
OSHA recently issued an internal memorandum outlining enforcement guidance for some of the 2012 Hazard Communication Standard’s (HCS) requirements effective on June 1, 2015—namely, the requirement that chemical manufacturers, importers and distributors must develop and use safety data...

 

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...

 

HTMLOSHA Requests Budget Increase for FY 2016
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 4, 2015
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) requested a 7 percent budget increase for fiscal year 2016, for a total budget of $592.1 million.

 

HTMLJordan Barab Gives Regulatory Update at SBA Roundtable Meeting
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015
Recently, Jordan Barab, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration spoke at the U.S. Small Business Labor Safety (OSHA/MSHA) Roundtable meeting held in Washington, DC. Mr. Barab provided an update on OSHA’s regulatory agenda and rulemaking...

 

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...

 

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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