The US Department of Labor recently announced the launching of an iPhone App that helps employees track their hours worked and break times, and to calculate regular wages and overtime. According to the DOL, the DOL Timesheet App, available in English and Spanish, allows users to “conveniently can track regular work hours, break time and […]
Twitter recently found itself the target of a class action lawsuit filed against the social network by two men who received text messages from Twitter. Recent case law interpreting the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) makes it unlawful to send messages to consumers without their consent.
A disgruntled consumer who filed suit against Webloyalty.com based on allegations of being misled into enrolling in the company’s savings club recently had his case dismissed by a California federal court. In a purported class action entitled Berry v. Webloyalty.com, the Plaintiff sued Webloyalty.com and Movietickets.com after accepting an offer to save $10 off […]
As Congress debates the merits of two proposed pieces of Internet privacy legislation, a California senator recently introduced SB 761 in the State Legislature, which would require Internet companies to notify California residents about their data collection practices and to provide an opt out option. If passed, the law would forbid companies from collecting or using covered information if a California consumer exercises his right to opt out.