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Archives for October 3, 2023
Earned wage access (EWA) is a term often heard among employers in the retail and hospitality industries. EWA may be referred to as instant pay, earned income, early wage access, accrued wage access, or on-demand pay.
National employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the creation of a cutting-edge website compliance assessment tool, a result of the firm’s collaboration with leading AI-powered digital risk management firm SecondSight. The assessment is intended to provide clients with a clear understanding of the tracking technologies in use on their websites, the value those trackers currently provide to the client’s organization and how the client can mitigate the risk these technologies can pose.
Greg Riolo comments on the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court to decide on whether employees can sue for bias-motivated workplace transfers and its impact on employment law in “4 Cases To Watch As New Supreme Court Term Kicks Off,” published by Law360.
Justin McConnell and Amanda Simpson discuss Justin’s decision to join the firm’s Orlando office as a principal in “Jackson Lewis Adds Fisher Phillips Employment Pro In Fla.,” Published by Law360.
When the Workers’ Compensation Law was enacted in 1914, it was designed as a compromise between employers and employees.
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California SB 553, which takes effect July 1, 2024, creates the first general industry workplace violence prevention safety requirements in the United States. Covered employers must develop and create a workplace violence prevention plan as part of their Injury and Illness Prevention Plans. The
The Massachusetts legislature has introduced a series of employment- and labor-related bills that, if enacted, will require employers across the Commonwealth to establish, revisit or revise policies and practices. In addition, there are certified ballot initiatives that, if they ultimately make it on the November 2024 ballot, will allow
Read more about the new laws signed by California’s Govenor on September 30, 2023.
Effective July 10, 2023, the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (“EU-U.S. DPF”) replaced the invalidated EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework (“Privacy Shield”). Participating U.S. organizations can now receive personal data transferred from the European Economic Area in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and without being subject to further conditions.
On September 22, 2023, the North Carolina General Assembly approved a budget for the period from July 1, 2023, through June 20, 2025. After its passage, Governor Roy Cooper announced that he would allow the budget to become law without his signature.
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) No. 428 on September 30, 2023. The new law expands California’s workplace violence restraining order law to protect against certain kinds of workplace harassment as well. SB 428 does not take effect until January 1, 2025.