In a landmark decision, the Second Circuit (which covers New York, Connecticut, and Vermont), ruled that discrimination based on an employees’ sexual orientation is actionable under Title VII.  The Second Circuit in Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc. is only the second appellate court in the United States to expressly find that employers who discriminate on

As previously discussed, recent decisions from the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, found a New York State Department of Labor (“NYDOL”) opinion letter was not a “rational or reasonable” interpretation of New York Labor laws and regulations. In Andryeyeva and Moreno, the Second Department found that “live-in” home health care aides, whom

For the past few years, data breaches have made news headlines and raised awareness for data privacy and cybersecurity.  Some of the most well publicized data breach stories have been the breaches of Sony, Target, Home Depot, Neiman Marcus, and Anthem.  While the news coverage of these data breaches has significantly raised awareness of data