The Employment Rights Corner - Labor Law and Posting Compliance.
|Posted on July 7, 2017 at 4:05 PM||comments (166)|
The St. Petersburg Wage Theft Ordinance: New Notice and Poster Requirements
Monday, June 26, 2017
The City of St. Petersburg, Florida, recently amended its wage theft ordinance to require employers to provide pay notice to employees at the time of hire and to display “in a location accessible to all employees” a poster about wage theft. See St. Pete. Code, Chap. 15, Art. III, Sec. 15-40, et seq. These requirements are not yet in effect. As detailed below, the effective...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 18, 2017 at 3:45 AM||comments (8)|
4th Circuit’s decision underscores importance of posting employment notice
FosterThomas, Inc -By Kevin C. McCormickVirginia employment law
Most employers know that to fully comply with all the federal and state employment laws, they must post specific employee notices in the workplace. Indeed, many companies specialize in providing state-specific posters that include all of the req...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 26, 2017 at 8:15 PM||comments (1)|
Labor Law Posters – The Perils of Too Few or Too Many
By Rebecca Goldberg, Esq. on April 28, 2014
Posted in Employee Benefits, Employer Policies, Wage & Hour
Every employer in the United States must post at least some labor law notices. Many state and federal employment laws come with such a requirement. While different posters are needed for different situations (for example, based on the employer’s size or industry), no employ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 19, 2016 at 10:55 PM||comments (12)|
Identity theft is not just a consumer's problem. It takes businesses and consumers working together to
provide the greatest protection against identity theft. When their customers' personal information is stolen, businesses may not only have legal obligations to help correct the problem, but also may be subject to financial losses themselves.
According to the Better Business Bureau, small businesses typically are not as focused on data security as are larger corporati...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 12, 2016 at 3:00 AM||comments (44)|
Some types of fraud are set to double this year.
The shiny square EMV chips that started appearing on your credit cards over the last two years were supposed to help prevent credit card fraud. But while the chips do seem to be making a dent in some online crime, financial research firm Aité Group finds, cyber scammers seem to have shifted their efforts elsewhere.
“We are at a period where an impressive amount of data is in the hands...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 12, 2016 at 3:00 AM||comments (1)|
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Investigators at the University of Central Florida have identified at least one source of a hack that resulted in more than 200 reports of credit card fraud on campus.
After going through 240 online reports, university officials realized that two on-campus restaurants were consistently listed as places where cards were used before the fraudulent charges showed up.
After additional investigation, officials reported finding malware on ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 26, 2016 at 4:10 AM||comments (11)|
A Union man and a West Orange woman have been arrested and a third person is being sought for an elaborate identity theft and mortgage fraud scheme that netted them $1 million dollars, Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced today.
Artis Hunter, 49, of Union, the alleged ringleader, and Melissa Phillip, 41, of West Orange, were arrested Wednesday on charges of first-degree money laundering, first-degree conspiracy, second-degree identity theft and second-degree th...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 20, 2016 at 12:25 AM||comments (5)|
Analysis: How does it happen in the digital age and how can cyber security prevent it ?
With so much information online, identity theft is becoming an increasing danger in cyber space.
Identity theft means somebody taking somebody else's personal information and using it without authorisation for personal gain.
This personal information could include passport numbers, bank details or even information as mundane and seemingly innocuous a...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 14, 2016 at 5:55 PM||comments (1)|
Colorado Springs police hope arrest of 7 shuts down identity theft ring
Thieves allegedly printed fraudulent checks and driver's licenses after stealing mail
By Kaitlin Durbin
POSTED: 05/10/2016 11:39:07 AM MDT1 COMMENT
UPDATED: 05/10/2016 12:14:17 PM MDT
COLORADO SPRINGS — Police hope the arrest of seven people last week will shut down a major mail theft ring spanning five counties.
Misty P...Read Full Post »