Has it really been 20 years since President Clinton signed the law establishing the federal right to leaves of absence for many who work for larger employers?
More Light or More Heat? California’s Proposed ‘Right to Know Act’ Expands Shine the Light Requirements, May Expand Liability
California legislators have proposed revisions to the Shine the Light Act, which we first wrote about here. Under pending legislation, the Shine the Light Act would be renamed the “Right to Know Act of 2013,” with significantly expanded reach and requirements.
One of the most frustrating aspects for any employer defending a claim of employment discrimination is that you’re stuck with the cards dealt to you.
You have just begun. It really is no secret to folks that have been around law firms for as long as I have that when in an associate is promoted to partner oftentimes it’s because they’re a very good lawyer.
Last year the State of Utah announced that cyber hackers had accessed governmental computers and stolen personal identifiable information of approximately 780,000 individuals.
Judge Mulls Appointment of Own Expert to Evaluate What Could Be the Largest-Ever Class Settlement of Private Antitrust Claims
It’s rare for a court to appoint its own expert in a class action. But Judge Gleeson of the Eastern District of New York is poised to do precisely that in order to help him decide whether to grant final approval to the $7.25 billion proposed class settlement of antitrust claims by retailers challenging Visa’s and MasterCard’s interchange fees.
At a recent forum in New York, a team of Covington lawyers addressed the growing concern among companies that their most valuable assets could leave the building on a thumb drive in an employee’s pocket or be disclosed through an employee’s use of a social media site.
Website Scraper Profile Technology Ltd. Battles Facebook for Right to Use Outdated User Data—Jacob Michael Kaufman
“Once you put something online, it’s out there, for all the world to see—forever.” Those words, or ones like them, are often handed out to anyone who’s made the mistake of putting something on line they probably shouldn’t have. But it’s situations like this one betweenProfile Technology Ltd. and Facebook that explains why, as Profile Technology is battling Facebook for the right to use outdated user data—statuses, “likes,” photos, everything—that it scraped from the social network. Joining LXBN to explain what’s happening is Jacob Michael Kaufman of Morrison Foerster and their blog, Socially Aware.
Is Congress poised to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act again? Late last month, legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would allow employees who work part-time or for small employers up to two weeks of leave in connection with a family member’s military deployment, thereby expanding the qualifying exigency provisions of the FMLA.
Five quick ones from the harassment world, plus a “bonus track” involving our old friends Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer.