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Privacy Labour law reforms lifeline for employers

Workers can move to greener pastures but employers don’t have the freedom to get rid of a person who is unfit to work. How unfair is that? Even as the Centre and State Governments are fully...

Privacy Privacy commission to employers: Ensure data protection in work from home setup

MANILA, Philippines — The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is calling on public and private organizations to ensure protection of personal data when implementing work-from-home schemes for their ...

Privacy A New Normal for Consumer Privacy: Apple, Google and Employers Begin Contact Tracing COVID-19

I’ve stopped using the words 'going back to normal' because I don’t think we’re going back to whatever it was before,” said Heather Federman, the vice president of privacy and policy for BigID.

Privacy How Employers Should Respond To COVID-19 Testing Law

Many private employers that provide health coverage now face issues for employees who ... 2020), https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/remarks-president-trump-address-nation/. [3] Public...

Privacy What the Emergency Coronavirus Law Means For Employers

Here is what they had to say: Goodman and Alvarenga: Emergency paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave are two key provisions of H.R. 6201 that would substantially impact small and ...

Privacy Coronavirus Presses Employers to Balance Workers’ Privacy Rights, Public Safety

With a growing number of COVID-19 cases around the U.S., companies are flooding their attorneys with questions over how to deal with the pandemic. Privacy challenges regarding asking and sharing ...

Privacy California high court says workers may sue employers in name of state for labor law violations

... has strengthened a law that allows workers to sue their employers in the name of the state for labor law violations, saying companies can’t sidestep the dispute by settling their employees’ ...

Privacy Employers balance coronavirus disclosure with privacy

Numerous privacy lawyers tell us they're seeing a growing number of frantic requests from ... Dixon said that with private lab testing of coronavirus coming online, keeping track of the results...

Privacy Conservatives sue over California law that limits public employers’ anti-union talk

Lawsuit from seven elected officials in Orange, Los Angeles, San Diego County say California law violates their First Amendment rights.

Privacy Conservatives sue over state law that limits public employers’ anti-union talk

“We’re asking them to do neither.” Meanwhile, in the private sector, there are fewer restrictions and rights for employers and employees, said Joseph L. Paller Jr., a labor law attorney and...

Privacy European Employers Seek to Balance Coronavirus Fears With Privacy Limits

Companies around Europe have taken precautions to protect employees from the spread of the coronavirus, but some measures such as administering body temperature checks might overstep privacy laws.

Privacy Private OK employers can ban political conversations in the workplace

Can a private employer prohibit political speech in the workplace without running afoul ... Can employers consider the political affiliation or beliefs of a potential employee during the hiring ...

Privacy United States: Employee Rights Rolled Into California's New Consumer Privacy Act – What Employers Should Know

California has enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, establishing the strictest data privacy law in the United States. Recent amendments provide a one-year partial exemption for ...

Privacy DLNR supervisor fined for using state equipment for private employers

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A state watchdog agency has fined a Department of Land and Natural Resources supervisor $10,000 for violating the state ethics law. The Hawaii Ethics Commission...

Privacy New Utah marijuana bill clarifies that private employers don’t need to allow its use

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Proposed changes to Utah’s medical marijuana law would clarify that private employers are not required to accommodate the use of cannabis products, nor...

Privacy Latin American Data Privacy In 2020: What Should Employers Consider When Requesting Background Checks?

Protection Law in July 2019. (Photo by EVARISTO SA/AFP via Getty Images) When the European Union’s comprehensive data privacy regulation went into effect in 2018, the law not only changed business ...

Privacy Why Employers Need To Pay Attention Right Now To California’s Consumer Privacy Law

California lawmakers passed a landmark privacy act in 2018 that provides sweeping new protections for consumers, and wades into territory covered by the European Union’s far-reaching General Data ...

Privacy What California's New AB 5 Law Means For Employers

The law provides that violating businesses may be subject to injunctive ... capital to satisfy a misclassification judgment or award, both the government and private litigants now have a more...

Privacy How Changes to California's Data-Privacy Rules Would Affect Employers

Credit: Jason Doiy/ Recorder State lawmakers have sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom what will likely be the final amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act before the landmark data-privacy bill...

Privacy Alabama drivers and employers face new laws on Sept. 1

The new makes changes to the types of pay records employers are required to keep. The new law applies to both public and private employers, with no exception for small businesses. Mississippi is...