California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Based On Late Breach Notification

By | InfoLawGroup | January 30, 2014
California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Based On Late Breach Notification

In the first case of its kind (that I am aware of), the California Attorney General’s office filed a complaint against the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (“Kaiser”) alleging a violation of California’s “unfair competition law” (Business and Professions Code sections 17200-17210) arising out of a personal information security breach and delayed notification. 

European Commission Aims for Europe to Be World’s Leading ‘Trusted Cloud Region’

European Commission Aims for Europe to Be World’s Leading ‘Trusted Cloud Region’

Developing on the European Cloud strategy, ‘Unleashing the potential of Cloud Computing in Europe’ released in 2012, the European Commission has released a memo to foster greater support for cloud computing services in Europe, with the ambition for Europe to become the world’s leading trusted cloud region and a harmonious single market for cloud computing known as ‘Fortress Europe’.

New Rule for New York City Employers: Reasonable Workplace Accommodations Required for Pregnant Employees

By | HR Legalist | January 29, 2014
New Rule for New York City Employers: Reasonable Workplace Accommodations Required for Pregnant Employees

The New York City Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“NYC PWFA”), which takes effect January 30, 2014, requires New York City employers with four or more employees to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, unless the employer can demonstrate that the accommodation would cause an undue hardship.