Summary of Program

Employees use networking sites to communicate with one another (as well as current and potential customers). They post their daily thoughts and activities, uploading photos and, occasionally, adversely impact their employers’ business. What can an employer do to protect itself without intruding on employee rights?

Program Highlights

  • Employer’s use of employee’s social

Summary of Program

Employees use networking sites to communicate with one another (as well as current and potential customers). They post their daily thoughts and activities, uploading photos and, occasionally, adversely impact their employers’ business. What can an employer do to protect itself without intruding on employee rights?

Program Highlights

  • Employer’s use of employee’s social

JUST ONE WEEK AFTER FILING (& SETTLING) IT’S FIRST EVER “GINA” LAWSUIT, IT HAS NOW FILED ITS FIRST “GINA” CLASS ACTION

By:  Lizbeth V. West, Esq.

The EEOC issued a press release on May 16, 2013 announcing that it has filed a class action against The Founders Pavilion, Inc. (“Founders”), a nursing and rehabilitation center in Corning, N.Y.


Continue Reading THE EEOC IS “OFF TO THE GINA RACES”

By:  Lizbeth V. West, Esq.

On May 7, 2013, the EEOC issued a press release announcing the settlement of a lawsuit against Fabricut, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of decorative fabrics. This is the first lawsuit ever filed by the EEOC alleging genetic discrimination.


Continue Reading EEOC SETTLES ITS FIRST “GINA” LAWSUIT FOR GENETIC DISCRIMINATION – An Important Lesson for Employers Re: Medical Questions of Applicants and Employees that Violate GINA?

Thursday, May 17, 2012
9:00 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Program
400 Capitol Mall, 11th Floor, Sacramento, CA

Can You Keep a Secret?

From trade secrets like product recipes and algorithms to confidential details about financing, customers and costs, all businesses have information that could be devastating if it were to fall into a competitor’s hands.


Continue Reading UPCOMING SEMINAR: Protecting Trade Secrets – How to Manage Employee Use of Proprietary Information