Starting the new year with a gift to employers, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a decision overturning its prior, controversial standard for reviewing employee handbooks and policies.
New Suit by Delta Reminds Everyone About the Importance of Data Security Protection in the Context of Third-Party Service Provider Relationships
Last September, shortly after Equifax disclosed a massive data breach, regulatory agencies moved quickly to adopt regulations intended to better protect consumers from data breaches. Last week, Congress took a first step toward codifying such protections.
On November 30, three Senate Democrats introduced the now third pending bill concerning data breach response and substantive data security requirements, all three of which came in the wake of the Uber and Equifax data breaches, and the stunning revelation that Uber hid the breach for over a year. Indeed, as is now well known, Uber went so far as to pay a hacker or hackers to conceal the breach and delete the compromised data.
In 2016, the New York State Department of Labor adopted a schedule of increases to both the minimum wage rate and the minimum salary level for exempt executive and administrative employees.