What is legal? Corona virus and HR law

March 19, 2020

Employment Issues 1. Can an employer stop an employee from wearing a medical mask or respirator? An employer may stop an employee, under most circumstances, from wearing a medical mask or respirator under OSHA respiratory protection standards. See 29 C.F.R. 1910.134. A respirator must be provided to employees only when necessary to protect the employee’s…

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The White House Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights

April 10, 2012

In today’s networked and computer-pervasive world, data is being generated, collected and shared at a rate unimaginable just a couple of decades ago. Each swipe of your credit card, each purchase online leaves a paperless trail. Together, the sum of individual transactions enables companies and other interested parties to generate an -often enough quite scarily…

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