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Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania Consider Data Privacy Legislation

September 14, 2022

Via: SHRM

State governments are continuing to propose and adopt legislation that requires businesses to implement policies and procedures to ensure privacy rights for consumers. Businesses operating in Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania should prepare for the potential dawning of a new day. […]


The NLRB Proposes to Re-Re-Revise Its Joint Employer Standard

September 8, 2022

On September 6, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (“NPRM”) regarding the standard for determining joint employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). The rule as proposed would effectively overturn […]


On-Demand Pay: Employees Love It, But Tax Implications Linger

September 2, 2022

Research suggests that more than 60 percent of U.S. workers would like to be able to access their earnings before their regularly scheduled paydays. Responding to this desire, many employers and their payroll providers now offer so-called on-demand pay arrangements […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

California Law Will Protect Employees’ Use of Marijuana Outside Work

September 20, 2022

Via: SHRM

The California Legislature recently passed a bill prohibiting employers from penalizing workers for using marijuana during their off-work hours. Recreational use of marijuana has been legal in California since 2016. While off-duty use would be legally protected, the new bill […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

What Is Indentured Servitude?

September 19, 2022

Via: Investopedia

What Is Indentured Servitude? Indentured servitude is a form of labor where an individual is under contract to work without a salary to repay an indenture or loan within a certain timeframe. Indentured servitude was popular in the United States […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

DOL’s Proposed Form Revision Could Have Chilling Effect on Contractors

September 19, 2022

Via: SHRM

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a proposed form revision calling for federal contractors that use “persuaders”—consultants or attorneys who inform employees about the possible effects of unionization—to be publicly identified. The proposal could result in fewer contractors […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Biden Administration Issues Executive Order Defining Additional National Security Considerations for CFIUS

September 16, 2022

Via: LexBlog

On September 15, President Biden signed an Executive Order (EO) with the first ever formal Presidential direction to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS or the Committee). The EO emphasizes the risks that the Committee should […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Sanctions/Export Highlights [As of September 15, 2022]

September 16, 2022

Via: LexBlog

Sanctions Designations: U.S. Designates Numerous Individuals and Entities: On September 15, 2022, the U.S. added a number of individuals and entities to the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (“SDN”) List. The sanctions target Russia’s financial system, including the heads […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Labor Day 2022 Shows Union Activity at Highest Level in Decades

September 15, 2022

Via: National Law Review

Labor Day 2022 comes at an optimistic time for U.S. labor unions. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, representation petitions and elections were declining steadily. However, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) election filings have increased by 58% in the first nine […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Wait – But the Disability Law Doesn’t Actually Say That!

September 15, 2022

Via: LexBlog

So awhile back, I wrote a blog post about DC laws that were passed but not implemented. But we just ran into the opposite issue – apparently DC has implemented a law that doesn’t – technically – exist! Let me […]