Louisiana Employment Law Update – May 2018

Louisiana

Database Security Breach Notification Law

On May 20, 2018, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed legislation (S.B. 361) amending the state’s Database Security Breach Notification Law. The law provides new definitions, protects against the disclosure of personal information, requires specific security procedures and practices, details data breach notification requirements, and updates violations.

The law is effective August 1, 2018.

Read LA S.B. 361

Sexual Harassment Policy and Training for Public Employees

On May 17, 2018, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed legislation (H.B. 524) creating a mandatory policy prohibiting sexual harassment and providing for mandatory sexual harassment prevention training for public officers and employees.

The law is effective January 1, 2019.

Read LA H.B. 524