Jul 062016

Jamie Williams of EFF writes: EFF, ACLU, and a coalition of nearly two-dozen civil liberties and advocacy organizations and a union representative are urging the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) to vote down dangerous model employee and student privacy legislation. The bill, the Employee and Student Online Privacy Protection Act (ESOPPA), [Read More…]

Jun 282016
 June 28, 2016  Laws, U.S., Workplace Comments Off on Colorado Law Grants Employees Right to Access Personnel Files

Jason C. Gavejian writes: Beginning January 1, 2017, employees in Colorado will now have a right to inspect and copy their personnel files.  Prior to this law, Colorado had no law granting private-sector employees access to their personnel records. Under the new law, upon a current employee’s request, an employer must [Read More…]

Jun 222016
 June 22, 2016  U.S., Workplace 1 Response »

(From Press Release From Katehi’s Legal Team) The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) has made a controversial determination that UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi does not have the right of privileged communication with her attorney during the course of an already compromised investigation launched in late April. [Read More…]