A Moment of Simple Justice - Felony Everything
How the Rise in Undercover Investigations is Changing the Law
A Moment of Simple Justice - A Prosecutor's Duty
A Moment of Simple Justice - Undercover Lover
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
A Moment of Simple Justice - Stop Talking
Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
Busy Days For Voting Rights Advocates, Thanks to SCOTUS
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Bringing a Lawsuit to Find Out What Happened and Why
A Moment of Simple Justice - Death by Cop
A Moment of Simple Justice - Ferguson & the Media
A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
The Evolution of Informed Consent in U.S. Courts
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 71-World Cup Report-Part IV
Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Friedman: Abramson Dismissal a 'Teachable Moment' for Companies
New Program Helps Women Lawyers Return to BigLaw
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Last week saw a lot of media coverage about “Yelp for People.” The app, called Peeple, allows users to rate friends, co-workers, and romantic partners based on a five-star rating system. Recruiters could review the ratings...more
Today, the Office of Federal Contract and Compliance Programs (OFCCP), launched its “Class Member Locator,” a website designed to help the agency “identify protected class members” that may have been affected by illegal...more
No matter how many times employment lawyers say that the ADA may require employers to provide more leave than the FMLA’s 12 week allotment, some just don’t get the message. Last week, the EEOC announced a $300,000 settlement...more
Keeping track of the latest changes to federal employment laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), to name just a few, is hard...more
Wearables will soon be everywhere. They’ll be on our wrists, around our waists, arms, and fingers, in our shoes, and embedded in our uniforms. Wearable technology promises great things for employers, but like all technology...more
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In recruitment,the use of personal information collected via social media platform may create risks of discrimination and privacy invasion.
With the revolution of information technology,...more
Straight Out of the Seventh Circuit The Seventh Circuit recently affirmed a lower court’s ruling that the SEC cannot be sued in district court to stop it from bringing an administrative action. Bebo v. SEC, No....more
There continue to be regular developments in the business and human rights field that warrant attention from both companies and their stakeholders. New legislation and regulation, shifting policy positions, and developments...more
The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (‘ICO’) has published what appears to be its first public enforcement notice based upon “the right to be forgotten” against Google Inc. The “right to be forgotten” was introduced by...more
That infamous Ashley Madison data became searchable last week. Spouses, friends, and employers can now search the data to see if they know anyone who registered with the site. This development caused some to wonder if an...more
We’ve been talking potential bias in big data for some time now, and last week’s news was full of concerns about just that. The New York Times Upshot Blog interviewed a Microsoft computer scientist on the subject; NBC News...more
This edition of the Cozen O’Connor Aviation Regulatory Update discusses DOT’s launch of an investigation of alleged price gouging by airlines following Amtrak train service disruption in the Northeast Corridor, the agency’s...more
Employers often run background checks on their applicants and employees in order to protect the workplace and to assemble a good and trustworthy workforce. For U.S.-based employers with operations overseas, the legal...more
The English High Court has declared that UK legislation which expanded government powers to require communication providers to retain communication traffic data is incompatible with human rights, and is unlawful.
Bloomberg just reported last week that the Apple Watch “is eroding demand for traditional timepieces.” That’s not just a bad sign for watch retailers, but for employers who continue to have to keep up with the ever-shrinking...more
There’s no doubt that this summer is keeping human resources professionals and employment lawyers hopping. With new proposed rules on overtime, benefit coverage for married same-sex couples, a few birthdays, and ongoing data...more
Someone repeatedly defecated in the warehouse and the employer conducted an investigation. Two employees were at work at the time of the foul conduct; the employer ordered them to give a DNA sample – by submitting to a cheek...more
There’s just no rest for employment lawyers this summer. We had another exciting week. The biggest news was the EEOC’s ruling that Title VII prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The agency found that...more
Last week, The New York Times’ The Upshot blog covered a topic that has been one of our top concerns for a while: how big data can discriminate. The post followed a Carnegie Mellon University study that reported, among many...more
With the heart of the summer vacation season upon us, it seems like a good time for some reflection. Here, it comes in the form of excerpts from an essay by privacy maven, Deborah Hurley. The one time Director of the Harvard...more
On June 19, 2015, public comments were submitted for the EEOC’s much anticipated proposed rule to amend the Title I of the ADA to clarify how the statute applies to certain employee health wellness programs. The EEOC’s stated...more
On Monday, a federal jury in Atlanta awarded two hourly warehouse workers $2.2 million in a lawsuit brought under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.
The controversy started when Atlas Logistics Group Retail...more
On June 23, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that Quinlan v. Curtiss-Wright Corporation, 204 N.J. 239 (2010), does not bar criminal prosecutions arising from an employee’s removal of confidential company documents to...more
It’s not often that it comes up, but at a recent presentation, I discussed the implications of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, 2008––“GINA”––with the audience.
A slight digression is necessary: GINA, a...more
In a pivotal decision with broad implications for aspiring New Jersey whistleblowers, yesterday the New Jersey Supreme Court affirmed the Appellate Division’s finding that no qualified privilege exists to protect an employee...more
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