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Author: Jenny L. Colgate Published: October 16th, 2020 Jenny L. Colgate, of Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck PC, discusses the lawsuit filed against Amazon for another BIPA violation, this time for a violation of the Illinois Biometric Information Protection Act (BIPA). Colgate notes that any company conducting COVID-related employee scans should be aware of

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Author: Rothwell Fig Published: September 25th, 2020 Caitlin Wilmot, Martin Zoltick, and Jenny Colgate discuss employee privacy concerns and security considerations employers should make in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to view entire blog article at Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck P.C.

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Author: Caitlin Wilmot Published: September 25th, 2020 Caitlin Wilmot of Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C. discusses the necessity for a national data privacy standard, specifically in relation to the global pandemic, inadequate current data privacy laws, and the United State's dominance in global privacy in the international community. Wilmot outlines what US privacy

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Author: Mitch Panter Published: August 11th, 2020 In this article, Mitch Panter, of Panter, Panter, and Sampedro P.A. discusses the increase of coronavirus-related death claims in Florida which has subsequently resulted in a sharp increase in lawsuits against employers. Panter explains both the employer's responsibility to protect the employee, as well as workers' rights,

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Author: Mitch Panter Published: August 20th, 2020 In this article, Mitch Panter, of Panter, Panter, and Sampedro P.A. explores the issues related to cruise safety during a pandemic. Not only does Panter note the precautions passengers should take while aboard a cruise ship, but he also expands the responsibilities held by cruise ships to

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Author: Kamal Ghali and Christopher T. Giovinazzo Published: April 6th, 2020 In an era of remote work, reliance on technology and software is more significant than ever. The potential for software meltdown, therefore, is exponentially more catastrophic to any business. Attorneys from Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, L.L.P. discuss the ways businesses can plan for disputes,

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Author: David Fortney Published: May 7th, 2020 EEOC announced that, due to COVID-19, it would be delaying the opening of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection to relieve employees of the unnecessary burden of opening. As a result, employers should expect to submit their 2019 EEO-1 Compnent 1 data, as well as their

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Author: David Fortney Published: April 8th, 2020 EEOC announced that, as a result of COVID-19, it would temporarily pause closing its investigations or issuing right-to-sue letters unless receiving a request from the charging party and a letter from more than 80 employee advocates. EEOC has yet to publish guidelines for federal agencies

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