Tag Archives: January

Key California Employment Law Cases: January & February 2022 | Payne & Fears

Lawson v. PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc., 12 Cal. 5th 703 (2022) Summary: Labor Code section 1102.6, not McDonnell Douglas, provides the standard for evaluating whistleblower retaliation claims under Labor Code section 1102.5. See our in-depth analysis HERE. Espinoza v. Hepta Run, Inc., 74 Cal. App. 5th 44 (2022) Summary: Federal law preempts California meal and rest… Read More »

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for January 21, 2022

Welcome to Cyber Security Today. This is the Week in Review for the week ending January 21st, 2022. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. In a few minutes I’ll be joined by special guest Christopher Painter, former U.S. prosecutor and cyber diplomat at the U.S. State Department, who will talk about international… Read More »

Cyber Week in Review: January 21, 2022

Russia arrests REvil ransomware affiliates  Moscow claimed it dismantled the notorious ransomware gang REvil earlier this week, as the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) arrested more than a dozen people affiliated with the group and searched over twenty five addresses. The FSB stated it acted on the request of American law enforcement and the men… Read More »

DA expects January decision on charges in Lofton’s death

Cedric Lofton died a day before his 18th birthday after losing consciousness in Wichita’s juvenile intake facility. Courtesy of the family The Sedgwick County district attorney says his office is reviewing evidence and plans to make a decision in January about whether to pursue criminal charges in 17-year-old Cedric “CJ” Lofton’s in-custody death, which was… Read More »

Federal Student Loan Borrowers Should Prepare for Restart of Payments in January

Boston, Dec. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Millions of Americans have benefited from the March 2020 pause of repayment and interest accrual on federal student loans. However, the COVID-19 emergency relief will end on January 31, 2022, and the U.S. Department of Education will start collecting payments again. MEFA is advising federal student loan borrowers… Read More »