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Part of JD Supra's series on innovation and the law. The NLRB has famously struck down employers’ social media policies based on a law that was adopted during the New Deal and has not been amended since....more
You might think people are making more out of BYOD than it deserves, that it is a relatively benign issue. Alas, you’d be wrong....more
Top 10 Topics for Directors in 2014 -
U.S. public companies face a host of challenges as they enter 2014. Here is our list of hot topics for the boardroom in the coming year:
1. Oversee strategic planning amid...more
In this Issue:
- Limited Liability Companies — The Best of All Worlds?
- Employees Are Responsible for Beneficiary Designations
- Protect Your Plastic
- HOA Can Regulate Common Area
Abercrombie Settles Employment Suit Over “Look Policy”
by Christina M. Michelson on October 4, 2013
Abercrombie & Fitch, which recently made headlines when CEO Mike Jeffries stated the
company did not want overweight...more
New HIPAA/HITECH Compliance Deadline of September 23, 2013
by Gary S. Young on August 27, 2013
Are you aware that there is a compliance deadline set for September 23, 2013 that may apply to your business? When...more
A detailed social media policy specifically addressing the ownership of social media accounts is key to a corporation’s ability to maintain ownership of an employee’s account after the employee leaves the corporation....more
In 1999, the legislature enacted SB 105 (Burton) which obligates CalPERS and CalSTRS to support, whenever feasible, shareholder resolutions at domestic and international corporations in which those funds have invested that...more
The information security concerns relating to employees using their own devices for work (such as smart phones, netbooks and laptops) are a hot topic. Although “bring your own device” or BYOD is here to stay, the practice of...more
In this case, a corporate successor, Central Trust Investment Company (hereafter also "Central Trust") sued the former employee (Kennedy) of its acquired company, Springfield Trust & Investment Company (hereafter also "STC"),...more
California legislators have been active passing several employment law bills that impact local businesses in recent months. Here’s a recap of some with brief summaries. Legal counsel should be sought for a complete...more
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued a decision with significant impact upon employer policies that apply to employee use of social media. [Costco Wholesale Corporation, 358 NLRB No. 106 (Sept. 7,...more
Like many people with a standard Midwest religious upbringing I struggle to do the right thing and, sometimes, to know just what that is under the circumstances. But, as St. Paul discussed in Romans 7 “being good is not...more
Foreign companies doing business in China should consider adopting safeguards to protect employee personal data to reduce the risk of unauthorized disclosure or claims of infringement of privacy.
This advisory is one...more
In This Presentation:
• If a physician complies with HIPAA, he or she has also complied with all requirements of Texas’ medical privacy laws.
In This Issue:
A monthly newsletter covering the latest developments in UK Employment Law.
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RESOLVE TO SAFEGUARD COMPANY INFORMATION IN 2012
For many businesses, employees are the biggest investment and the primary safeguard of their confidential, proprietary and competitive information. For some employees,...more
In 1967, the California legislature enacted Penal Code § 632 as part of the “California Invasion of Privacy Act”. The statute imposes liability on “Every person who, intentionally and without the consent of all parties to a...more
In This Issue:
- A Good Way to Give Bad News: Recent Amendment to California’s Breach Notification Statute
- Accountable Care Organizations: The Private Sector Will Lead
- New Faces
- Points from the...more
This part and Parts 2 and 3 will take a brief look at how you can protect your startup’s confidential information from being disclosed by current and former employees, what you can do to protect your firm’s confidential...more
The latest research paper on workplaces and social networking published by ACASsuggests that employers should not make use of social networking in the context of recruitment. That is all very well but is it realistic?...more
On May 31, 2011, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would provide individuals with a new right under HIPAA. The NPRM...more
The German government has approved a bill that would substantially amend the country’s framework data protection law, the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (‘‘BDSG’’), with a focus on human resources data.1 The bill follows Chancellor...more
Every organization in business today is holding personal information about individuals. Whether they are consumers, customers, clients, patients, employees, or business partners, you collect a mass of personal information...more
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