• 06.06.23

    State ‘Mini-TCPA’ Telemarketing Laws Continue to Proliferate

    States are continuing their focus on telemarketing, with updates and new laws in Arizona, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, Tennessee and Washington, and a bill in Georgia waiting on a gubernatorial signature.

  • 06.06.23

    Missouri Federal Court Certifies Class in TCPA Fax Case

    A federal court in Missouri granted class certification in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act action that could cost the defendant almost $4 million for allegedly sending unsolicited faxes.

  • 06.06.23

    One Call, One Damage Award, Holds Texas Federal Court

    After a jury awarded a Telephone Consumer Protection Act plaintiff $8,500 in damages at trial, the judge declined to treble the award—and instead cut it to $6,500.

  • 06.01.23

    Regulation of AI Systems is Already Here – Look to Data Protection Laws

    As the scramble continues to reckon with the rapid advancement of generative artificial intelligence models like ChatGPT, Bard, DALL-E, and Midjourney, and the promise of other AI and machine learning systems (for simplicity, “AI systems”) to come, legal and business professionals ...

  • 05.23.23

    DOJ’s Losing Record on No-Poach, Wage-Fixing Continues

    After launching an initiative to combat no-poaching and wage-fixing agreements, the Department of Justice has racked up zero victories in its criminal prosecutions to date, including a recent loss in Connecticut.

  • 05.23.23

    AI Gets Attention From Federal Agencies

    In a joint statement, the FTC, CFPB, DOJ and EEOC expressed concern about the potential for unlawful discrimination by AI systems and asserted their enforcement authority over civil rights, nondiscrimination, fair competition and consumer protection as they apply to AI.

  • 05.23.23

    Seventh Circuit Takes On Religious Discrimination

    The Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed summary judgment in favor of an employer in a religious discrimination case involving a teacher who refused to call transgender students by their chosen names.

  • 05.23.23

    California Lawmakers Consider Employment Bills

    The California Legislature has a record number of proposed bills under consideration, including several employment-related proposals that employers should be cognizant of.

  • 05.11.23

    California Supreme Court Hears Employment Case That May Limit Viking River SCOTUS Opinion

    This week, California’s Supreme Court heard oral argument in Adolph v. Uber Technologies Inc., No. S274671, a case in which the Court is poised to decide whether it will, in effect, overrule part of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision limiting workers’ rights under California’s ...

  • 05.01.23

    DNC Policy Trips Up TCPA Defendant

    A Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) defendant’s do not call (DNC) policy was not enough to avoid potential TCPA liability, an Illinois federal court recently held.



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