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FCRA Amendment Effective Date Quickly Approaching

Effective September 21, 2018:  According to the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (“Act”), passed by Congress in May, language must be added to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) Summary of Rights form explaining a consumer’s right to...

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Is New Federal Privacy Legislation on the Horizon?

Both the US Chamber of Commerce and large technology companies are requesting change when it comes to data privacy and security laws.  The US Chamber of Commerce has asked Congress to develop new federal data privacy legislation to preempt state laws, while companies...

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FTC Amends Privacy Act System of Records Notices

Data security and privacy issues are affecting everyone – even the federal government.  The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently adopted final amendments to its system of records notices under the Privacy Act of 1974 (Act).  In part, the Act authorized federal...

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California Clarifies Salary History Law

California recently passed AB 2282 to clarify some of the items in its Salary History Law, which became effective January 1st of this year.  The following terms are now defined: Applicant: only individuals who seek new employment with the employer, not current...

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Oklahoma Becomes the 30th State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Effective July 26, 2018:  Residents of Oklahoma who are at least 18 years of age and who have been recommended for a medical marijuana license by an Oklahoma Board Certified physician (whose recommendation meets “acceptable standards”) may now possess and use...

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