In a case with potentially significant implicants for employers, a federal district court has ruled that a Texas law criminalizing abortion does not prohibit organizations from helping people seeking abortions to travel out of state to access the procedure.
The Illinois Supreme Court has held that employers commit a separate violation of the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) each time they scan an employee's biometric information without the required notice or consent, potentially making BIPA missteps much more costly for employers.
Temporary workers in New Jersey will have greater protections against unpaid wages, unsafe working conditions, unlawful deductions, and other forms of mistreatment under the recently signed Temporary Workers' Bill of Rights.
A California law barring employers from using compulsory arbitration agreements to resolve employment disputes conflicts with the Federal Arbitration Act, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in a big win for employers.
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