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Laws Governing Background Checks for Employers

USA - January 17 2018 In this episode of The Proskauer Brief, senior counsel Harris Mufson and associate Michelle Gyves discuss the main laws governing background checks…

Harris M Mufson

District Court Dismisses Putative FCRA Class Action For Lack Of Standing

USA - October 29 2017 The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California recently dismissed a putative class action alleging violations of the Fair Credit…

Steven J. Pearlman, Edward C Young

What Employers Need to Know about Europe’s New General Data Protection Regulation

European Union - June 7 2017 On April 14, 2016, the European Parliament approved the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR” or the “Regulation”), a new regulation that will…

Arielle E. Kobetz

Maine enacts social media protections for applicants and employees

USA - August 18 2015 Effective as of October 15, 2015, employers in Maine will be restricted in their ability to access the personal social media accounts of applicants…

Katharine H Parker

How safe? – the future of the US-EU Safe Harbor

European Union, USA - March 31 2015 The US-EU Safe Harbor has been back in the news recently as Germany's data protection commissioners met at the end of January and expressed…