• 07.11.19

    British Airways and Marriott Face Record-Breaking GDPR Fines

    The U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced headline grabbing proposed fines against British Airways and Marriott International, Inc. for alleged violations of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

  • 07.11.19

    Late-Night Hearing on CCPA Amendments Delivers Mixed Bag

    In a late-night hearing on Tuesday, the California State Senate’s Judiciary Committee deliberated on a suite of proposed amendments to the state’s comprehensive new privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

  • 06.27.19

    Five Highlights From a Busy Month for the NLRB

    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been busy the past few weeks.

  • 06.27.19

    Supreme Court: Title VII’s Requirements Not Jurisdictional

    In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Title VII’s charge-filing precondition to suit is not a jurisdictional requirement and is instead a procedural prescription that is subject to forfeiture, refusing to permit an employer to use the plaintiff’s alleged failure to ...

  • 06.27.19

    From Flexible Leave to Marijuana Testing New State Laws on the Books

    States have recently enacted new employment-related laws on issues ranging from flexible leave to marijuana testing.

  • 06.27.19

    Employer Name Error Doesn’t End Plaintiff’s ADEA Action

    An employee’s error with regard to the name of his employer when he filed a charge of discrimination was not fatal to his age discrimination claim, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit held.

  • 06.26.19

    New York City Considers Mandatory Vacation Time Law

    The New York City Council’s Committee on Civil Service and Labor has proposed a bill that would require New York City employers with five (5) or more employees to provide paid vacation time to their employees. Indeed, if passed, the bill would update New York City’s Earned Safe and Sick ...

  • 06.24.19

    California Court Denies Class Certification in ‘Wrong Number’ Case

    A California federal court judge refused to certify a class of plaintiffs in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuit against Citibank, determining that individualized issues of consent would predominate in a case where the class definition excluded the plaintiff himself.

  • 06.24.19

    Lawmakers Push Robocall Legislation

    Anti-robocall legislation continues to move forward at both the federal and state levels, with the TRACED Act easing through the U.S. Senate by an overwhelming majority and a similar bill making its way through the California Legislature.

  • 06.24.19

    FTC Hangs Up on ‘Massive’ Robocaller Action

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) put an end to the litigation in the “Pointbreak Media” robocall case, an action filed by the agency in 2018 against multiple individual and corporate defendants that operated a telemarketing scam.

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