On May 29, 2019, the California State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 25. The bill now moves to the state senate for a vote. If the state senate passes the bill, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) would be amended to specifically exclude job applicants, employees, agents, and contractors from the definition of “consumer,” thereby alleviating substantial obligations for employers whose only relationship to the new law were its employees.
Contractors often prepare internal investigative reports concerning situations that could lead to future litigation. Like most other internal business records, internal reports are discoverable in litigation. Once disclosed externally, an internal report can be damaging to the contractor’s position if its contents are sensitive, confidential, and/or express opinions regarding fault with respect to a contested issue or occurrence.
On January 17, 2018, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced an initiative to “modernize” Pennsylvania’s overtime rules.
Finds Law Prohibits Financial Incentives As Inducement To Provide Genetic Information The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) generally prohibits employers from requesting, requiring or purchasing genetic information regarding employees. However, the Act sets forth specific exceptions, one of which allows an employer to acquire genetic information about an employee (or his or her family members)