In just a few short months (that felt very long), we’ve gained and integrated new lingo into our vocabulary. One phrase has been permanently added to our everyday vernacular: social…

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Imagine this scenario: Your business finally gets the all-clear to reopen. You have developed a comprehensive and detailed return-to-work plan that includes extensive office health and safety measures. You email…

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On December 18, 2019, Hirschfeld Kraemer attorneys Kirstin Muller, Alison Hamer, Benjamin Treger, and China Westfall presented a one-hour webinar, “California Employment Laws 2020: Your Survival Guide.” The webinar provided a comprehensive overview…

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Overview The California Consumer Privacy Act (the CCPA), effective January 1, 2020, defines sweeping new privacy rights for California residents—including the right to know what personal information businesses are collecting,…

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Hanging in my office is a Dilbert cartoon wherein a boss announces to his subordinates that, happily, they would not be replaced by robots. Unhappily, he would be replaced by…

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A recent amendment to the California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003 (“CalOPPA”) will require certain owners and operators of commercial websites and online service providers to change their posted privacy…

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Category: Privacy Rights,

A U.S. District Court Judge in New Jersey has just found that private Facebook postings by an employee about her employer are subject to the Stored Communications Act, 18 U.S.C….

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This week’s California Court of Appeals decision in Ignat v. Yum! Brands, Inc. is a reminder to employers to be careful what they say about employees’ private matters.  Yum! Brand,…

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Category: Privacy Rights,