Discover what you need to know about AI transcription services in this insightful legal update by Danica Paddock. As professionals seek ways to gain more time in their busy schedules, meeting transcription services powered by AI offer a solution for efficient note-taking, transcription, and analysis of voice conversations. However, security concerns arise regarding the confidentiality of client-attorney privileged communications and sensitive internal company discussions. The article highlights potential risks associated with data breaches, the collection of participant information, and the ownership of transcribed content. It advises users to carefully consider the implications before using AI transcription services and to evaluate the level of risk they are willing to accept.
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The WA CARES Act makes long-term care accessible to all workers in Washington State. The program is funded through payroll taxes collected by the state. Participation in the program is mandatory for Washington workers unless they applied for an exemption by November 1, 2021. The plan benefits are anticipated to be available to workers in July 2026 and will cover long-term care services such as professional care, equipment, home safety evaluations, and compensation for family members who provide care.
Prohibiting nondisclosure and nondisparagement provisions from employers regarding illegal acts of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations, and sexual assault.
On October 31st, the flexibility in completing I-9 forms remotely will expire and employers will once again need to conduct an in-person inspection of the documents. Additionally, the traditional I-9 form will be presented in a new format that will compress sections one and two to reduce paper.
If you are a business owner with more than 100 employees, you’re likely already familiar with the Employer Information Report (EEO-1). For anyone who is not already familiar, the EEO-1 Report is a “compliance survey mandated by federal statute and regulations… [which] requires company employment data to be categorized by race/ethniticy, gender, and job category.”... View Article
Effective on July 28, 2019, employers in Washington State are prohibited from collecting or seeking the wage or salary history of an applicant for employment. Salary History Bans Salary history bans are becoming increasingly common and are now in place in some form across 17 states, including Washington, Oregon, and California, as well as 14... View Article