Privacy Law in the Workplace:
What You Should Know About the Defend Trade Secrets Act, Data Breaches, BYOD & COPE Policies
Nearly every employer uses technology in the workplace – emails, smartphones, and laptop computers are prevalent in today’s work environment. However, not every employer understands the potential legal pitfalls for failing to secure and protect this technology, as well as the potential liability for failing to communicate an appropriate employee work device policy.
This presentation will address recent legislation and case law in the emerging areas of data breach liability, trade secrets, and employee use of devices for work purposes. It will also cover policies and procedures to put in place now to safeguard against potential liability.
7:30am - 8:00am - Registration and Networking
8:00am - 9:30am - Meeting
Andrew C. Crane, Nossaman, LLP
Andrew Crane represents employers in the defense of class and single-plaintiff employment litigation, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour class actions and contract disputes in state and federal courts, and before administrative bodies (including the DFEH, DLSE and EEOC) and arbitral tribunals. His experience extends across a variety of industries including employers in the healthcare, retail, pharmaceutical, automotive and non-profit sectors.
Mr. Crane also advises employers regarding various employment matters, including discrimination, harassment, wage and hour law, employee classifications, employee discipline and performance plans, drug and alcohol testing, family and medical leave management, disability discrimination laws, trade secrets, non-competition agreements, arbitration agreements, employee grievances, management training, and other personnel matters. Mr. Crane assists employers by drafting employment handbooks, personnel policies, and other employment documents, including employment agreements, consulting/independent contractor agreements, confidentiality agreements, and arbitration agreements.
Mr. Crane also has specialized experience defending clients in lawsuits arising under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act and related California disability access laws. He has also been on the cutting-edge in developing new case law helpful to business and retailers, including successfully winning an appeal in the Ninth Circuit involving the issue of equivalent facilitation at retail stores.
This program has been approved for 1.25 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
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