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MoFo ELC equips our clients with the most up-to-date and relevant information on employment and labor law issues covering key judicial, litigation and legislative developments, their implications for employers, and strategies to ensure compliance and avoid lawsuits.


January 12, 2021 - Legislation

Privacy Litigation 2020 Year in Review: BIPA Litigation

Last year was busy for Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) litigants. Defendants in 2020’s flood of BIPA cases ranged from technology companies developing novel biometric products to amusement parks and healthcare organizations leveraging biometric tools for employee and customer authentication. Even small businesses, such …›

January 8, 2021 - Discrimination

Harassment and Acquiescence

Below is an excerpt from one of Morrison & Foerster’s newest blogs, Left Coast Appeals, which takes a data-driven look at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition to analyzing Court statistics, the blog publishes a “This Week at the Ninth” roundup, a …›

What Employers Need to Know: EEOC Serves Up COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance

In the wake of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s first grant of Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a COVID-19 vaccine, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its pandemic guidance to address the legal issues surrounding the intersection of the COVID-19 vaccine and …›

Another Round of New California Employment Laws

With the New Year rapidly approaching, employers should prepare for the flurry of new California employment legislation. The recent legislation presents new compliance challenges and requirements for California employers, including obligations related to the ongoing pandemic, reinforcing or expanding leave protections, wage and hour …›