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Our colleague Brian G. Cesaratto at Epstein Becker Green has a post on the Technology Employment Law Blog that will be of interest to our readers in the financial services industry: “Washington State Considers Comprehensive Data Privacy Act to Protect Personal Information.” Following is an excerpt: Washington State is considering sweeping legislation (SB 5376) to govern the security and privacy of personal data similar to the requirements of the European Union’s General…
Our colleague Kevin Sullivan at Epstein Becker Green has a post on the Wage and Hour Defense Blog that will be of interest to our readers in the hospitality industry: “California Court of Appeal Concludes That Certain Types of On-Call Scheduling Triggers Requirement to Pay Wages.” On February 4, 2019, a divided panel of the California Court of Appeal issued their majority and dissenting opinion in Ward v. Tilly’s, Inc. It appears…
Our colleague Kevin Sullivan at Epstein Becker Green has a post on the Wage and Hour Defense Blog that will be of interest to our readers in the retail industry: “California Court of Appeal Concludes That Certain Types of On-Call Scheduling Triggers Requirement to Pay Wages.” On February 4, 2019, a divided panel of the California Court of Appeal issued their majority and dissenting opinion in Ward v. Tilly’s, Inc. It appears…
Our colleagues Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, and Corben J. Green at Epstein Becker Green have a post on the Hospitality Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to our readers in the retail industry: “Mayor de Blasio Proposes Mandatory Paid Personal Time Law.” On January 9, 2019, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his plan to make New York City the first city in the country to…
Our colleagues Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, and Corben J. Green at Epstein Becker Green have a post on the Hospitality Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to our readers in the technology industry: “Mayor de Blasio Proposes Mandatory Paid Personal Time Law.” On January 9, 2019, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his plan to make New York City the first city in the country to mandate…
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. ET  Issues arising from employees and information moving from one employer to another continue to proliferate and provide fertile ground for legislative action and judicial decisions. Many businesses increasingly feel that their trade secrets or client relationships are under attack by competitors—and even, potentially, by their own employees. Individual workers changing jobs may try to leverage their former employer’s proprietary information or relationships to improve their…
Featured on Employment Law This Week: The Department of Labor (“DOL”) rolls back the 80/20 rule. The rule prohibited employers from paying the tipped minimum wage to workers whose untipped side work—such as wiping tables—accounted for more than 20 percent of their time. In the midst of a federal lawsuit challenging the rule, the DOL reissued a 2009 opinion letter that states that the agency will not limit the amount of side work a…
Our colleagues Anastasia A. Regne and Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper at Epstein Becker Green have a post on the Hospitality Employment and Labor blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry: “New Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave Launches Website, Issues First Round of Guidance.” Following is an excerpt: The brand-new Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (“DFML”) has launched its webpage and issued the first set of guidance for…
Featured on Employment Law This Week:  The Department of Labor (“DOL”) rolls back the 80/20 rule. The rule prohibited employers from paying the tipped minimum wage to workers whose untipped side work—such as wiping tables—accounted for more than 20 percent of their time. In the midst of a federal lawsuit challenging the rule, the DOL reissued a 2009 opinion letter that states that the agency will not limit the amount of side work a…
Thomson Reuters Practical Law has released a new edition of “Preparing for Non-Compete Litigation,” a Practice Note co-authored by our colleague Peter A. Steinmeyer of Epstein Becker Green. Following is an excerpt: Non-compete litigation is typically fast-paced and expensive. An employer must act quickly when it suspects that an employee or former employee is violating a non-compete agreement (also referred to as a non-competition agreement or non-compete). It is critical to confirm that…