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https://adminsm.asisonline.org/Pages/Legal-Report-Resources-November-2018.aspxLegal Report Resources November 2018GP0|#28ae3eb9-d865-484b-ac9f-3dfacb4ce997;L0|#028ae3eb9-d865-484b-ac9f-3dfacb4ce997|Strategic Security;GTSet|#8accba12-4830-47cd-9299-2b34a43444652018-11-01T04:00:00Zhttps://adminsm.asisonline.org/pages/megan-gates.aspx, Megan Gates<p><strong>​Harassment. </strong>Employers—in some circumstances—can be held liable for a nonemployee's behavior if it exceeds expected norms, <a href="http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/17/17-60072-CV0.pdf" target="_blank">a U.S. appellate court ruled.</a>​</p><div><p><strong>Cybersecurity.</strong> U.S. President Donald Trump <a href="https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/770?q=%7b%22search%22:%5b%22S.+770%22%5d%7d&r=1" target="_blank">signed legislation into law</a> to create new requirements for agencies addressing cybersecurity risks.</p><p><strong>Identification.</strong> U.S. President Trump <a href="https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/5729?q=%7b%22search%22:%5b%22P.L.+115-230%22%5d%7d&r=1" target="_blank">signed into law legislation</a> that prevents the U.S. Coast Guard from implementing previous identification requirements.</p><p><strong>Violence.</strong> Domestic violence is now a crime under the U.S. Uniform Code of Military Justice, an inclusion in the annual defense authorization act that U.S. President Trump <a href="https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/5515%20%E2%80%8B" target="_blank">signed into law.</a></p><p><strong>​Discrimination. </strong>The City of Jacksonville, Florida, will pay $4.9 million to <a href="https://www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/1083276/download" target="_blank">settle an employment discrimination lawsuit</a> brought by the U.S. Department of Justice. </p><p><strong>Ransomware. </strong>Former Microsoft employee Raymond Odigie Uadiale, 41, <a href="https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/washington-state-man-sentenced-prison-role-connection-reveton-ransomware" target="_blank">was sentenced</a> to 18 months in prison for conspiring to commit money laundering in connection with spreading ransomware.</p><p><strong>Retaliation.</strong> Murphy Oil USA, Inc., will pay a former store manager $100,000 <a href="https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/8-13-18c.cfm" target="_blank">to settle a disability discrimination and retaliation lawsuit </a>brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. </p></div>

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