Larry Casey, Gary Feldman and Tamsin Kaplan discuss some of hot topics surrounding employment laws, including politics in the workplace, proper maintenance of personnel records, proper documentation and progressive discipline, misclassifying employees as independent contractors, proposed overtime regulations pending decision by the Department of Labor, and recent activity surrounding transgender laws, both at the federal and state levels.
Tamsin Kaplan outlines the statutory requirements and best business practices for properly maintaining personnel records, including what should and should not be included in employee records and employee rights regarding access to their personnel files.
In this politically charged election year, Gary Feldman outlines best practices for employers to control discussing politics in the workplace in order to ensure productivity and maintain workplace morale, including focusing on how the First Amendment right to “free speech” impacts employers.
In this Data Breach Planning 2.0 program, Robert J. Munnelly, Jr., Mark Spencer, and Patrick T. Clendenen outline breach response preparation, responding to computer and network breaches, minimizing potential exposure to sanctions and litigation risks, and responding effectively to litigation.
Rob Munnelly provides an overview on breach planning, including developing an incident response plan, identifying internal breach response teams and external data security resources, and developing action items for the initial hours and days following a suspected breach.
Mark Spencer of Arsenal Consulting discusses how people are compromised, how to reduce risk and identify a breach at the earliest possible opportunity, digital forensics, and shares several interesting case studies.