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Recent FCRA Data Breach Class Action Decision: Statutory violations may be enough to establish Article III standing

In a recent decision, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the lower court’s ruling on a motion to dismiss and held that class action plaintiffs had Article III standing on the basis of their data security Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) claims.

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Proposed New York Paid Family Leave Rules Issued

Employers have had nearly a year to consider New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law.  With the recent release of proposed Paid Family Leave (PFL) rules by the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB), employers finally have something new to consider as they make plans to offer the required PFL benefits starting January 1, 2018.

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Revised Form I-9: Employers Must Start Using January 22, 2017

On November 14, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) released a revised version of Form I-9. The Form I-9 is a tool that employers must use to verify the identity and employment authorization for individuals hired in the United States.

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New Year, New Wage: NYS Minimum Wage Rate and Minimum Salary Level for Exempt Employees Both Set to Increase on December 31, 2016

New York State employers will ring in the New Year with increases to the hourly minimum wage rate and minimum salary level for exempt employees. The increases will take effect Saturday, December 31, 2016.

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Q&A Teleconference Sessions about the Delayed Federal Overtime Rules

Join Harter Secrest & Emery Labor and Employment Partners Robert C. Weissflach and Amy L. Hemenway for a 30-minute overview and Q&A session about the recent federal overtime rule delay. 

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