Sep 192021
 
 September 19, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, U.S., Workplace

Andrea Vittorio reports: Amazon.com Inc. must face a potential class action lawsuit from delivery drivers who claim that the retail giant monitored their communications online. The alleged monitoring doesn’t fall within the scope of an arbitration agreement that covers drivers in Amazon’s so-called “Flex” delivery program, according to a Wednesday order from the [Read More…]

Sep 142021
 
 September 14, 2021  Posted by  Govt, Healthcare, U.S., Workplace

Elizabeth G. Litten of Fox Rothschild writes: President Biden issued an Executive Order on September 9, 2021 (the “EO”) that will lead to required COVID-19 vaccinations for workers in most health care facilities that receive Medicare or Medicaid funds.  This covers approximately 50,000 health care providers across the country. The EO also [Read More…]

Aug 082021
 
 August 8, 2021  Posted by  Govt, U.S., Workplace

Ian Smith reports: The Safer Federal Workforce Task Force has released more new guidance on the new COVID vaccination policies that President Biden announced last week. Among the new information is a stern warning for federal employees who might be tempted to lie about their vaccination status. New FAQ’s on COVID Vaccinations [Read More…]

Jul 312021
 
 July 31, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, Non-U.S., Surveillance, Workplace

Catharine Tunney reports: The makers of the now-defunct Buffalo Tracks app — a sort of Yelp for RCMP detachments — say they fear candid comments left on the application will be used against them by RCMP brass. The app allowed serving officers to post and browse reviews about life in detachments across [Read More…]