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|Connecticut May Require Business to Offer Identify Theft Protection Services Following a Data Breach|
Joseph J. Lazzarotti; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
June 8, 2015, previously published on June 3, 2015Following other states that have toughened their data breach notification laws, Connecticut is about to amend its law to require that businesses provide one year of identity-theft protection for persons affected by a data breach, among other things.
|‘Blacklisting’ Rules for Government Contractors Proposed by Federal Agencies under Executive Order|
Garen E. Dodge, Samia M. Kirmani, Laura A. Mitchell, Mickey Silberman, Leslie A. Stout-Tabackman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
June 2, 2015, previously published on May 29, 2015Implementing President Barack Obama’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order (E.O. 13673), often called the “Blacklisting” or “Bad Actors” executive order, the U.S. Department of Labor has issued proposed guidance (“DOL Guidance”) and...
|Connecticut Enacts Personal Social Media Protection; Oregon Poised to Add Twist to Its Law|
Joseph J. Lazzarotti; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
June 1, 2015, previously published on May 28, 2015Connecticut has become the 21st state to enact a law limiting an employer’s ability to access the personal social media accounts of job applicants and employees. The new law (Public Act 15-6), signed by Governor Dannel P. Malloy on May 19, 2015, will become effective on October 1, 2015, and...
|ERISA Fiduciaries have Ongoing Duty to Monitor Trust Investments, U.S. Supreme Court Rules|
William H. Payne, Charles F. Seemann, René E. Thorne; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 29, 2015, previously published on May 19, 2015Plan fiduciaries have a continuing duty to monitor investments offered under a 401(k) plan, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a unanimous decision. Tibble v. Edison International, No. 13-550 (May 18, 2015).
|Federal Contractors Must Continue to Post Notice of Labor Rights, Court Holds|
Philip B. Rosen, Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 25, 2015, previously published on May 14, 2015A federal district court in Washington, D.C. has rejected a constitutional challenge by the National Association of Manufacturers and Virginia Manufacturers Association to President Barack Obama’s 2010 Executive Order requiring certain federal contractors to post a “Notification of...
|House Democrats Signal Willingness to Compromise on MSHA Subpoena Authority|
Henry Chajet, Bradford T. Hammock, Mark Savit; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 20, 2015, previously published on May 15, 2015Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives want to hand subpoena authority to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, and appear willing to try to pass mine safety amendments to reach a bargain.
|Fourth Circuit Sets Employee-Friendly Standard for Title VII Retaliation Claims|
Matthew F. Nieman, Jeremy S. Schneider; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 20, 2015, previously published on May 15, 2015A former waitress’s hostile work environment and retaliation claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act against the employer should go to a jury, the Richmond-based federal appellate court has ruled in a decision that sets a more employee-friendly standard for such claims. Boyer-Liberto...
|Nebraska to Require Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Workers|
Timothy D. Loudon, Chad P. Richter; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015This new law, signed April 13, 2015, will take effect in September, three months following adjournment of the 104th legislative session, which is currently scheduled to conclude on June 5, 2015.
|New Arkansas Law Permits Blue-Penciling of Employment Non-Compete Agreements|
James H. Stock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015 Governor Asa Hutchinson has signed legislation (S.B. 998 or Act 921) allowing a court to enforce the reasonable parts of a non-competition agreement, while deleting the overbroad, unenforceable provisions, rather than striking down the entire agreement. The new law, signed on April 1, 2015, is...
|Restrictive DHS, DOL Rule on H-2B Foreign Labor Certification Program Makes Visa More Difficult for Employers|
Sujata Ajmera, Lucrecia M. Davis, Minnie Fu, Raazia K. Hall, Sean G. Hanagan; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 8, 2015The Department of Labor’s and the Department of Homeland Security’s joint Interim Final Rule (IFR) imposes new burdens on the certification of employment of nonimmigrant workers in temporary, non-agricultural employment and stiffens enforcement obligations applicable to employers of...