Dorothy! Dorothy! It’s a data breach!

A federal judge in the District of Kansas has permitted a class action lawsuit to proceed against an employer accused of failing to take adequate safeguards to prevent a data breach allegedly exposing the personal information of approximately 2,000 employees.  The lead plaintiff alleges that the data breach resulted in the filing of a fake… Continue reading Dorothy! Dorothy! It’s a data breach!

DOL Requests Overtime Appeal to be Expedited

The DOL has asked for its appeal of the district court’s injunction of the DOL overtime rule to be heard on an expedited basis.  The proposed briefing schedule would require all briefing to be completed by February 7, 2017.  The DOL requested that the Fifth  Circuit rule on its request to expedite by December 8, 2016. This… Continue reading DOL Requests Overtime Appeal to be Expedited