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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

USDOL Publishes Final Rule Regarding Monetary Penalties Against Employers for Tip Violations

September 24, 2021

Via: LexBlog

On September 23, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule announcing when it will assess civil money penalties (CMPs) against employers who retain tips earned by their workers. Under the rule, available here, the DOL may […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Courts Giving DOL More Time to Claim ERISA Violations

September 24, 2021

Via: JD Supra

The Department of Labor (“DOL”) is relying on a recent Supreme Court decision to effectively extend the amount of time the agency has to bring fiduciary breach claims. DOL investigations often last years, so it is common for DOL to […]


Know Your Rights

Free speech! Ohio Supreme Court strikes down Cincinnati’s billboard excise tax

September 24, 2021

Via: LexBlog

The Ohio Supreme Court recently held that Cincinnati’s billboard excise tax is unconstitutional because the tax violated the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, finding that Cincinnati’s need to raise revenue by imposing the tax solely on a small […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Governor Newsom Signs Warehouse Quota Legislation Into Law

September 23, 2021

Via: National Law Review

On September 22, 2021, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 701, restrictive new legislation regulating certain employers’ use of employee quotas and work speed data in warehouse distribution centers. The new law governs employers with 100 or more employees at a […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

California’s New Privacy Regulator Invites You to Comment

September 23, 2021

Via: National Law Review

As you may recall, the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) established a new state privacy regulatory agency, the California Privacy Protection Agency Board (“CPPA Board”), and the CPRA vests certain rulemaking authority (along with enforcement authority) to the CPAA Board. […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

COVID-19 update: CDC panel recommends Pfizer booster shot for some

September 23, 2021

Via: LexBlog

On September 23, 2021, a panel of experts from the CDC, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (“ACIP”), recommended that three categories of people should receive a COVID-19 booster shot: (1) those aged 65 and older; (2) those in long-term […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

USA Patriot Act

September 22, 2021

Via: Investopedia

What Is the USA Patriot Act? The USA Patriot Act is a law passed shortly after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States that gave law enforcement agencies broad powers to investigate, indict, and bring terrorists to […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Legal Considerations and Future Vaccine Mandates—How to Prepare for the Federal Vaccine Mandate

September 22, 2021

Via: LexBlog

At his press conference on September 9, President Biden announced a forthcoming Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to be issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other federal agencies regarding vaccinations and/or routine testing for employers with more […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Weekly IRS Roundup September 13 – 17, 2021

September 22, 2021

Via: JD Supra

Presented below is our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of September 13, 2021 – September 17, 2021. September 13, 2021: The IRS issued a news release concerning resources available to […]


Know Your Rights

Do Parents Have ‘Rights’ to Ignore School Mask Mandates?

September 21, 2021

Via: FindLaw

Battles continue to rage in schools throughout the country on whether students should be required to wear face masks. As of mid-September, eight states – mostly in the South – have banned mask mandates by schools. Elsewhere, angry anti-mask parents […]