September 25, 2022

Volume XII, Number 268

Advertisement

September 23, 2022

Subscribe to Latest Legal News and Analysis

September 22, 2022

Subscribe to Latest Legal News and Analysis

Whistleblower Regulations Increasing, #MeToo Bill Passes, Cyberfraud Risk Mitigation [VIDEO]

As featured in #WorkforceWednesday:  This week, we focus on new developments increasing whistleblower protections across the country and prohibiting mandatory arbitration of sexual assault and harassment claims.

Increased Whistleblowing Regulations in New York and Beyond

Whistleblower protections are increasing across the country. The California Supreme Court recently relaxed its standard for proving whistleblower retaliation, and effective in January, New York dramatically expanded whistleblower protections in Section 740 of the New York Labor Law. Attorneys Greg Keating and Daniel Green tell us about what the current climate means for employers.

#MeToo Goes to the White House: Federal Legislation Awaits President Biden’s Signature

A bill that will prohibit mandatory arbitration of sexual assault and sexual harassment claims is on its way from the House and Senate to President Biden for his signature. It appears likely he will sign the bill, given that a statement issued by the president’s office earlier this month states that the “Administration supports” passage of the bill. Read more.

Mitigating the Financial Loss of Cyberattacks

With cybercrime rising, shoring up security practices and shopping around for a dedicated cyber insurance policy can help mitigate risk and cover money lost in the event of a data breach. Read more.

 

 

©2022 Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights reserved.National Law Review, Volume XII, Number 47
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

About this Author

George Carroll Whipple III, Epstein Becker Green, Workforce Management Lawyer, Hiring Matters Attorney
Member

GEORGE CARROLL WHIPPLE, III, is a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor, and Workforce Management practice, in the New York office of Epstein Becker Green. He hosts the firm's innovative weekly video program, Employment Law This Week.

Mr. Whipple:

  • Counsels employers on workplace issues, including hiring and promotion, firing and discipline, wage and hour, and the implementation of employment policies, to ensure compliance with federal and state laws

  • ...
212-351-3773
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement