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Friday, October 06, 2006

Week In Review (October 6, 2006)

Most Popular Federal Law Article

[url=“http://www.elinfonet.com/headcount.php?ID=8140”>Disclosure of Employee Personal Data: What are an Employer’s Legal Obligations?</A>
The story is now well known. A data analyst for the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs took home a laptop and disks containing the names, social security numbers, dates of birth and disability ratings of nearly all active duty military personnel and virtually every person discharged from the United States military since 1975. When the employee’s home was later burglarized in early May, the electronic data was among the items stolen. A Department policy prohibiting employees from removing such data did not deter the employee from taking the data home and, as a result, the personal information of approximately 26.5 million persons may have been compromised. 
Located On: Faegre & Benson

Most Popular State Law Article

<a >“At Will” Language Preserved Employer’s Right To Terminate Without Cause (pdf).</A>
Brook Dore, who was employed as a management supervisor, countersigned an employment agreement (in the form of a letter) that characterized his employment as “at-will,” which was defined as the right of either party to terminate the employment “at any time.”
Located On: Proskauer Rose LLP

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<a TARGET=“_blank”]Employees feel forced to work without pay[/url]
Asbury Park Press - October 02, 2006

Posted by Patrick Della Valle on 10/06 at 10:15 AM
Employment Law