Mar 222021
 March 22, 2021  Posted by  Court, U.S., Workplace

Littler Mendelson writes: Since March 12, there have been 2,038 lawsuits (including 159 class actions) filed against employers due to alleged labor and employment violations related to the coronavirus.  States with the most filings include: California (491); New Jersey (239); Florida (167); New York (158); and Ohio (116). Industries with the [Read More…]

Mar 222021
 March 22, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, U.S., Workplace

While insider wrong-doing (snooping) breaches get covered on, such breaches may be a workplace privacy  issue.  Joseph Lazzarotti of JacksonLewis writes: As we noted in late January 2020, the spread of infectious disease raises particular concerns for healthcare workers who want to do their jobs and care for their patients, while [Read More…]

Mar 192021
 March 19, 2021  Posted by  Business, Court, Surveillance, U.S., Workplace

Brian Flood reports: The law firm Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle didn’t violate the Stored Communications Act by having data extracted from a fired attorney’s smart phone, because only the phone’s internal storage was accessed and copied, a federal court in Illinois said Thursday. ZRFM paid for attorney David Loughnane’s [Read More…]