Dec 022021
 December 2, 2021  Posted by  Business, Laws, Surveillance, U.S., Workplace

Micaela McMurrough, Libbie Canter, and Teresa Lewi of Covington & Burling write: On November 8, 2021, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed a new electronic monitoring law (S2628) requiring New York businesses that monitor or intercept employees’ e-mails, telephone calls, or internet usage to notify employees in writing of these [Read More…]

Nov 152021
 November 15, 2021  Posted by  Business, Court, Surveillance, U.S., Workplace

Steve Dent reports: Last year, California’s supreme court ruled that Apple broke the law by failing to pay employees while they waited for mandatory bag and iPhone searches. Now, Apple has offered to pay $30 million to settle the suit and lawyers for the employees have urged them to accept it, Apple Insider has [Read More…]

Nov 132021
 November 13, 2021  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Laws, Surveillance, U.S., Workplace

Hunton Andrews Kurth writes: On November 8, 2021, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law A.430/S.2628 (the “Act”), which requires private employers with a place of business in New York State to provide their employees prior written notice, upon hiring, of any electronic monitoring, as defined in the Act, to which [Read More…]

Oct 292021
 October 29, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Healthcare, Non-U.S., Workplace

Tristan Cork reports: A woman from Bristol has been awarded £3,000 in compensation after discovering Tesco had lost 15 years of her employment records, including sensitive medical information. Jacqueline Ogborne worked for the supermarket chain for 30 years but said the data breach left her ‘feeling violated’. The 55-year-old only discovered [Read More…]