Jun 032023
 June 3, 2023  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Laws, U.S., Workplace

Kevin Bessler reports: Despite a suggestion by the Illinois Supreme Court that the legislature needs to address concerns about excessive damage awards connected to the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), nothing has changed. The high court ruled that a separate claim accrues each time data is collected, such as a [Read More…]

May 192023
 May 19, 2023  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S., Workplace

David Meyer reported: When Mohamed Maslouh, a London-based contractor, was assigned to enter data into Google’s internal gHire recruitment system last September, he noticed something surprising. The database contained the profiles of thousands of people in the EU and U.K. whose names, phone numbers, personal email addresses and résumés dated [Read More…]

Apr 192023
 April 19, 2023  Posted by  Laws, U.S., Workplace

Jason C. Gavejian and Joseph J. Lazzarotti of JacksonLewis write: On March 21, 2023, Virginia’s governor approved Senate Bill 1040, which prohibits an employer from using an employee’s social security number or any derivative as an employee’s identification number. The bill also prohibits including an employee’s social security number or any [Read More…]

Mar 062023
 March 6, 2023  Posted by  Court, Govt, Healthcare, Laws, U.S., Workplace

Larry Celona, Bernadette Hogan, and Bruce Golding report: New York court workers must be rehired — and given back pay with interest — if they were fired because they refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine, the state’s Public Employment Relations Board has ruled. Under terms of the decision issued last month, the Unified Court [Read More…]