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National Labor Relations Board Deviates from Typical Practice and Announces that It is Considering Rulemaking to Address Joint Employer Standard
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

On May 9, 2018, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) announced it is considering rulemaking to address the standard for determining


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Enforceability of Mandatory Employment Class Action Waivers
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court upheld the legality of arbitration agreements containing class action waivers. In a 5-4 decision


Recent Blockchain Patents of Note
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

As we have previously reported, the number of blockchain patents being filed and granted is continuing to increase. According to a Thomson Reuters


DoC Comments on Privacy Shield In Advance of GDPR
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • May 22 2018

The Department of Commerce issued an update to explain how it has supported the E.U.-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield frameworks. As we have written


DHS Releases New Cybersecurity Strategy
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

On May 15, the Department of Homeland Security released its long-awaited Cybersecurity Strategy. The Strategy aims to reduce cybersecurity risk


White House Eliminates Top Cybersecurity Position
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2018

On May 15, the White House announced that it was eliminating the position of Cybersecurity Coordinator at the National Security Council, the highest


Healthcare Industry Companies Must Be Wary of Classifying Any Workers As Independent Contractors, In Light of the California Supreme Court’s Dynamex Ruling
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2018

As you may have seen in our recent article on the Labor and Employment Law Blog, the California Supreme Court recently issued a landmark decision in


California Superior Court Judge Orders Department of Public Health to Make Names and Personal Home Addresses of Approximately 180,000 Health Care Workers Available to SEIU; Union Organizing Activities Likely to Spike
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2018

A California Superior Court judge recently issued an order granting the Service Employees International Union’s (“SEIU”) petition for writ of mandate


FTC Expresses Concerns Over Mobile Security Updates
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2018

In its recent report (Mobile Security Updates: Understanding the Issues), the FTC expressed concerns with the process for keeping mobile devices


It’s All a Matter of Statutory Construction: Supreme Court Narrowly Interprets the Good Faith Dispute Exception to Prompt Payment Requirements in United Riggers & Erectors, Inc. v. Coast Iron & Steel Co.
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2018

On May 14, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in United Riggers & Erectors, Inc. v. Coast Iron & Steel Co., No. S231549, slip. op