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Laner Muchin Attorney Peter Gillespie Authors Chapter on, “What Employers Need to Know about the Internet of Things”


Chicago, IL – Laner Muchin attorney Peter Gillespie authors a chapter on “What Employers Need to Know about the Internet of Things,” in the forthcoming book, Internet of Things: Legal Issues, Policies and Practical Strategies, published by the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Science and Technology.

The chapter discusses how employers face unique issues and have a significant role to play as the internet of things expands. The legal requirements include:

  • IoT-Related Privacy Risks for Employers
  • State Data Protection Statutes
  • National Labors Relations Act
  • Wage and Hour Laws
  • Litigation: Data Retention Requirements

Gillespie is an Editorial Board member of the Science and Technology Law publication, The SciTech Lawyer.  He has previously served as the Chairs of the E-Privacy Committee and the Social Media Committee. 

Gillespie represents and counsels management on a wide array of employment law-related issues, including workplace safety and health, wage and hour laws, prevailing wage issues, covenants not to compete, discrimination and harassment, wrongful discharge, whistleblower claims, class actions, hiring, discipline, promotion and dismissal decision-making, workplace privacy, and statutory compliance. He provides employers with strategic advice to help meet their objectives while reducing potential litigation risks.

The Internet of Things (IoT): Legal Issues, Policy, and Practical Strategies features chapters on IoT legal and policy issues by some of the leading authorities and thinkers from government, academia, and private practice. More than 30 experts from a variety of backgrounds and points of view address a wide range of topics relating to the IoT with a multidisciplinary approach. For further details, please click here

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