How to Write Your Website Privacy Policy

On May 21, 2014, the California Attorney General offered recommendations on how businesses should comply with the California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003 (“CalOPPA”).  The AG’s announcement is especially useful for website operators who are confused about how CalOPPA effects them, and how to draft a compliant privacy policy for their web properties. As detailed in […]

Do Employees Have the Right to Work From Home?

There’s nothing wrong with requiring employees to show up at the office to work, right?  That question used to be a no-brainer, but a recent decision by a federal Appellate Court for the Sixth Circuit may change the answer.    The case concerned an employee who suffered from irritable bowel syndrome, which at times prevented her from driving […]

Is a Tweet a Commercial Advertisement?

A single tweet has proven problematic for New York pharmacy chain Duane Reade.   Actress Katherine Heigl recently filed a $6 million lawsuit against the company, alleging violations of the Lanham Act and right of privacy and publicity, along with unfair competition under New York law. Heigl was in New York filming a TV pilot, and was […]