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Biden signs four executive actions in pursuit of racial equity

January 27, 2021

Via: Jurist

US President Joe Biden signed four executive actions Tuesday aimed at addressing systemic racism and enhancing racial equity. Building on last Wednesday’s executive order, which introduced his administration’s plans to pursue racial equity, Biden first disavowed discrimination against the Asian […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Requirements for Keeping Paycheck Records

January 26, 2021

Via: Business News Daily

A key component of running a successful business or human resources department is collecting and maintaining the proper documentation on your employees – including paycheck records. Retaining information on employee compensation is not only a good business practice, but is […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

DENIED! Court REJECTS Motion to Certify Class in Data Breach Alleging Disclosure of Employees’ Sensitive Tax Information

January 25, 2021

Via: National Law Review

Data breach litigations rarely make it to motions for class certification. This trend makes each decision that does come out addressing class certification in the data breach context that much more interesting. Well, last week a federal court denied a […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

NLRB Approves Workplace Social Media Policy Limiting Employees’ Online Communications

January 25, 2021

Via: National Law Review

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), in a split decision 2-1, approved a California-based ambulance company’s implementation of a social media policy that prohibited employees from “inappropriate communications” related to the company. The NLRB’s ruling reversed a decision by […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

WhatsApp retains your data for 90 days, after you delete the application

January 21, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

The recent policy change on the Facebook- owned application has made many people look for other alternatives to communicate. Do you want to delete WhatsApp ? These are some of the things you should know. The messaging platform retains your […]


Business Law & Regulations, Know Your Rights, Workplace Safety & Health

EEOC Finalizes Guidance on Workplace Religious Protections

January 21, 2021

Via: SHRM

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved revisions to its guidance on religious-discrimination claims for the first time in 13 years. The updates clarify the legal protections available to employers and employees, according to the agency. In a 3-2 vote […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Companies Revisit Financial Forecasts Ahead of Potential Tax Changes

January 20, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Companies are ramping up their financial forecasting and planning to prepare for potential changes to the U.S. tax code under the incoming Biden administration, which are now more likely after Georgia’s runoff elections handed Democrats control of the Senate. Joe […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Workplace Safety & Health

Certain Specialists Are Administratively Exempt

January 20, 2021

Via: SHRM

Three specialist job classifications of a Medicare insurance provider are administratively exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), according to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Four former contracting specialists, one operations specialist and one pharmacy Part D […]


Know Your Rights

UN rights experts condemn US Capitol riots, call on US to uphold rule of law

January 19, 2021

Via: Jurist

A group of independent UN experts released a statement Monday condemning the violent riots on Capitol Hill that were intended to disrupt the formal counting of the electoral votes on January 6. The statement called for a peaceful return to […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance, Privacy

Addressing The Security Risks Of University Foreign Funding

January 19, 2021

Via: Law360

While global media outlets have focused attention on election security, major U.S. health care facilities have been under direct cyberattacks in recent months. This follows disruptive cyberattacks on municipalities earlier this year. These attacks, and the often short news cycles […]