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.
Many new state and local employment laws will take effect in California on January 1, covering topics such as minimum wage, pay equity, discrimination, workplace safety and more. California employers should review these developments and take steps now to ensure they are ready to comply.
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