Posted in Wage and Hour

Massachusetts SJC: Employers Are Strictly Liable for Treble Damages for Late, Pre-Suit Wage Payments

From JDSupra, Lorenzo Cabantog and Diane Saunders discuss a recent case in which the SJC said an…

Posted in Wage and Hour

Massachusetts SJC Upends Existing Law, Requires Treble Damages on Late-Paid Wages

From JDSupra, Andrew Silvia and Doublas Sweeney discuss a recent case in which the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial…

Posted in Independent Contractor

Massachusetts SJC Holds that Independent Contractor Statute Applies to Franchisees

From JDSupra, Michael Gamboli and Joshua Xavier discuss a recent ruling in which the Supreme Judicial Court…

Posted in Independent Contractor

Massachusetts High Court Deals Blow to Franchisors Seeking Judicial Exemption from That State’s Strict Independent Contractor Test, But All Is Not Lost

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a recent ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court that the independent…

Posted in Data Privacy/Cyber Security

Virginia Slim – A cheat sheet for the Utah Consumer Privacy Act

From JDSupra, Joshua Mooney, Chloe Nelson, and Judy Selby discuss the recently enacted Utah Consumer Privacy Act…

Posted in Data Privacy/Cyber Security

Trends in Privacy and Data Security: 2021

From JDSupra, Jonathan Mollod and Jeffrey Neuburger share an excellent article addressing key privacy and data security…

Posted in Data Privacy/Cyber Security

Privacy Report: Utah Will Soon Publish US’s Latest Comprehensive State Privacy Law

From JDSupra, Christine Chong, Destiny Planter, and Eva Pulliam provide a superb summary of the recently passed…

Posted in Data Privacy/Cyber Security

Wyoming Enacts Genetic Data Privacy Act 

From JDSupra, Linn Freedman reports on new legislation in Wyoming that protectds genetic information. Linn writes: Governor…

Posted in Data Privacy/Cyber Security

Facebook to Pay $90 Million to Settle Data Privacy Lawsuit

From JDSupra, Cynthia Larose and Natalie Prescott discuss the settlement of privacy claims against Facebook. The settlement…

Posted in Whistleblower and Retaliation

New Form of Retaliation Claim Recognized by Massachusetts High Court 

From JDSupra, James Nicholas discusses a recent case in which the Suipreme Judicial Court said that a…

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Immigration

Justice Department Settles Claim Against Virginia-Based Staffing Company for Improperly Favoring Temporary Visa Workers Over U.S. Workers

The Justice Department announced today that it reached a settlement agreement with ASTA CRS Inc., a provider…

Posted in Data Privacy/Cyber Security

Google Analytics and privacy concerns surrounding it

From JDSupra, Karol Laskowski discusses a recent decision in which the privacy protections offered by Google Analytics…