A Wave of New Employee Rules Is About to Hit

Emily Parkin

A surge of new employment laws and regulations is on the way this spring, and co-op and condo boards need to be prepared. Here are the big ones: Arbitration. A new federal law voids pre-dispute arbitration agreements that require a party to arbitrate sexual assault or sexual harassment claims. An […]

EGH students educated on traffic rules, safety

Emily Parkin

WILLIAMNAGAR, April 10: Road safety practices and traffic rules of varied kinds were passed on to students of Loyola College in Williamnagar, East Garo Hills, during an awareness programme on ‘Traffic Rules & Road Safety’ at Bishop Mama Hall in the college.The programme aimed at identifying safe and unsafe practices […]

SEC Proposes Cybersecurity Rules for Public Companies

Emily Parkin

On March 9, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) held an open meeting and proposed new cybersecurity disclosure rules for public companies by a 3-1 vote. If adopted, the new rules would impose substantial new reporting obligations with respect to material cybersecurity incidents and cybersecurity risk management, strategy, and governance for both […]

Same Rules, Higher Consequences for Noncompliance

Emily Parkin

​Most employers are familiar with the long-standing U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) requirement to post summaries of applicable federal labor and employment laws in the workplace. As a general matter, employers must place posters where they are conspicuous to or “clearly seen” by employees, often in the break room or […]