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Election 2020: Providing for Employees in the Post COVID-19 Workplace

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Release Date: 11/03/2020

Fatherhood and the Law - Being Present and Maintaining a Presence: Part 2 of 2 show art Fatherhood and the Law - Being Present and Maintaining a Presence: Part 2 of 2

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A more inclusive workplace culture is evolving to support parents in creating fulfilling and sustainable careers while being present for their families. Fathers have been perceived historically as having less interest in both career achievement and parenting, however, employers acknowledge parents’ of all genders face challenges providing for their families, while simultaneously being involved in their children’s day-to-day lives.

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A more inclusive workplace culture is evolving to support parents in creating fulfilling and sustainable careers while being present for their families. Fathers have been perceived historically as having less interest in both career achievement and parenting, however, employers acknowledge parents’ of all genders face challenges providing for their families, while simultaneously being involved in their children’s day-to-day lives.

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California and Washington’s Controversial 2024 Marijuana Laws: Are You Ready? show art California and Washington’s Controversial 2024 Marijuana Laws: Are You Ready?

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More and more states continue to enact new marijuana laws to reflect a greater degree of tolerance. Not surprisingly California and Washington are taking the lead in a more progressive and pro-employee approach beginning in 2024. Employers in these states will have to change the way they conduct marijuana drug testing, if they conduct it at all.

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Staying Healthy: Avoiding Legal Issues in the Fitness Industry show art Staying Healthy: Avoiding Legal Issues in the Fitness Industry

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The fitness industry is projected to outpace the national average growth for U.S. employers over the next ten years. As a result, fitness studios, clubs, gym facilities, and other wellness-centered businesses face unique independent contractor issues, wage and hour practices, and harassment and discrimination claims.

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Operational Chaos: The Ramifications of a Vendor Data Breach show art Operational Chaos: The Ramifications of a Vendor Data Breach

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Supply chain or third-party vendor disruption can cause operational chaos; specifically, unauthorized access can lead an organization to negligence claims, significant fines, contract disputes, potential lawsuits, loss of revenue, and even reputational harm. Therefore, companies need to secure their data by having robust vendor agreements that address data security and outline their responsibilities in case of a breach.

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What to Include in an Incident Response Plan show art What to Include in an Incident Response Plan

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In today’s digital world, it is unfortunately more likely than ever before for an organization to be faced with some type of data breach crisis. When that happens, data incident response plans are necessary—and invaluable. Having a well thought out plan is the best way organizations can prepare for managing those events quickly, in an organized fashion and with the goal of minimizing any potential risk.

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What to Look for in a Cyber Insurance Policy show art What to Look for in a Cyber Insurance Policy

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In today’s data-driven world, cyber liability insurance has gone from a good idea to essential coverage for organizations. As a result, it is imperative that organizations are familiar with key elements of their cyber insurance policy to ensure proper coverage for potential loss and damage.

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Preparing Your Healthcare Organization for a Data Breach show art Preparing Your Healthcare Organization for a Data Breach

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Hospital systems, physician offices, nursing homes, and other healthcare providers must remain ever vigilant to both safeguard patients protected health information while maintaining compliance with any and all privacy and security regulations. Despite best efforts, cyberattacks are impacting the healthcare industry at an alarming rate. These attacks often lead to data breach class actions.

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While website tracking technologies can provide value to organizations including product optimization, generating leads, understanding growth metrics, and targeting ads, the use of these technologies carries significant litigation and regulatory risk. To manage these risks, businesses need to wrap their heads around what trackers are used on their websites, what data those trackers collect, and how that data is used.

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The EU-US Data Privacy Framework: Transferring Personal Data Under the New Privacy Shield show art The EU-US Data Privacy Framework: Transferring Personal Data Under the New Privacy Shield

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Now that the European Commission has published the new EU-US Data Privacy Framework, it will be easier for organizations to transfer personal data from the EU to the United States.

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The election won’t cure COVID-19. But it may impact how employers handle and respond to the realities of the new workplace. As businesses around the world reopen and reset, employers face a complicated and unprecedented situation of returning employees to work and implementing practices to keep the workplace COVID-19 free. Employers are being asked to assess symptoms, deal with employees who don’t want to wear masks, and manage complicated leave and remote work requests. In addition, many are planning for what to do when a vaccine becomes available. 

This episode of We get work™ discusses how the ever changing state of the law impacts your ability to run your business and keep your employees safe in the face of the continuing spread of COVID-19.