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D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
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Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
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What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
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Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
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Employers who use consumer reports as part of their decision-making process in the hiring, promotion or firing of employees should note the attached “A Summary of Your Rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act” issued by the...more
Employers that use third parties to perform background checks on applicants or employees must start using new Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) forms immediately. The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which is...more
Employers that use the services of a consumer reporting agency (e.g., a third-party vendor) to conduct background checks on their prospective or current employees must now use an updated “Summary of Rights” form to notify...more
Start the new year out right by using the updated “Summary of Consumer Rights” form, required as of January 1, 2013, to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”). Even if you updated your form earlier in 2012, you...more
Beginning January 1, 2013, employers must use the revised forms issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in November 2012 to conduct background checks under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). ...more
By January 1, 2013, employers who conduct background checks on applicants or employees will be required to use the updated Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) forms. ...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued another reminder that, effective January 1, 2013, it will assume responsibility for enforcing the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Earlier this year, the CFPB...more
By January 1, 2013, employers and consumer reporting agencies must use revised, updated forms for certain notices required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The revisions indicate that the recently created Consumer...more
As discussed in an earlier blog post, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) — which now has the responsibility of enforcing the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a role previously held by the Federal Trade...more
It’s been nearly two months since Connecticut’s “medical marijuana” law became effective. Yet many employers have been blissfully ignorant about what the law provides, perhaps because Connecticut does not yet have a...more
California has been a haven for plaintiffs’ attorneys suing for ADA (American With Disabilities Act) violations because of existing law that provided up to $4000 in statutory damages, along with attorneys fees for every...more
A relatively new federal agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB"), created as part of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, has replaced the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") as the primary rulemaking and enforcement...more
In This Issue:
- CFPB and FHFA Begin Developing Nationwide Mortgage Database
- Federal Court Finds County Recorder's Office Has Standing To Pursue Claims Against MERS
- CFPB Issues Final Debt Collection Larger...more
Since the financial crisis of 2008, the economy has been improving, albeit at a slower pace than many would like, and the stock market has seen meaningful gains. However, unemployment is still relatively high and the...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released new regulations requiring employers to update forms mandated by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by January 1, 2013. The changes consist primarily of...more
The newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) recently issued regulations that modify the notices required under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”). The new regulations include one change that is...more
In This Issue:
- Maryland Ruling Highlights Risks of Mortgage Loans Secured by Property Under Litigation
- FDIC Revises Classification System for Citing Violations
- CFPB Settlement Requires $112.5 Million...more
When the ball drops at Times Square to ring in 2013, the nation's employers will encounter new requirements under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
Employers must adopt new Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) forms by January 1, 2013, in light of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 shifting FCRA rulemaking authority from the Federal Trade...more
Four years ago, New York enacted a Social Security Number Protection Law, N.Y. Gen. Bus. Law, §399-dd, aimed at combating identity theft by requiring employers to better safeguard employee social security numbers in their...more
On July 10, 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final rule setting forth procedures for filing and processing of retaliation complaints under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act...more
Are you aware of the employee whistleblower protections contained in the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA)? In the recent case of Saporito v. Publix Super Markets, Inc., the U.S. Administrative Review...more
In response to questions it has received from loan originators and their firms seeking to comply with compensation rules issued under TILA Regulation Z, the CFPB today issued Bulletin 2012-02. The Bulletin states that...more
In December 2011 we reported on a federal bill that would make companies that relocate call centers to locations outside of the United States ineligible for federal grant or guaranteed loan programs for five years. Under this...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the "CFPB") recently went live with a telephone hotline and email address for tipsters and whistleblowers with information about potential violations of federal consumer financial...more
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