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Friday, December 22, 2006

Week In Review (December 22, 2006)

Most Popular Federal Law Article

[url=“”>EEOC Vice Chair Tells U.S. Employers to Conduct Employment Law Audits to Prepare for EEOC’s Aggressive New Approach to Fighting Systemic Discrimination (pdf).</A>
This update discusses the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) aggressive new approach to combatting (often unintentional) “systemic discrimination” by U.S. employers. During a recent speech to Hogan & Hartson clients at the Employment Group’s 2006 Labor & Employment Seminar, EEOC’s Vice Chair identified essential action items to help all U.S. employers avoid or minimize liability for systemic discrimination. The update describes these action items and explains how the firm can help our clients implement them.
Located On: Hogan & Hartson LLP

Most Popular State Law Article

<a >Data Breach Class Action Filed for Negligence Related to Stolen Laptop.</A>
The emergence of a number of state laws aimed at protecting sensitive personal information and curbing the explosion of identity theft is beginning to have a foreseeable effect on workplace litigation. Such statutes are leading to negligence lawsuits filed by employees against their employers for failing to take appropriate measures to protect the computer databases, company laptops, and other repositories of confidential and personal information. These negligence claims have the potential to create significant exposure for employers, especially those that have not taken tangible steps to safeguard sensitive information.
Located On: Jackson Lewis LLP

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CNN Money - December 20, 2006

Posted by Patrick Della Valle on 12/22 at 10:23 AM
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