Tag: legislation

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Keeping Up: Guidance on California’s New Pay Data Reporting for Employers

April 11, 2024

Via: National Law Review

As most employers with employees working in California or assigned to a California location know, and as we reported in “Big Brother Just Got Bigger: Expanded Pay Data Reporting Expected to Hit the Golden State,” 2022 legislation obligated employers with […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Proposed Legislation to Reduce Workweek to 32 Hours

April 2, 2024

Via: JD Supra

Recently, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders introduced proposed legislation that would reduce the standard workweek in the United States from 40 to 32 hours. The Bill, titled the “Thirty-Two Hour Workweek Act” (the Act), would amend Section 7 of the Fair […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

A bipartisan path forward on the Child Tax Credit

July 17, 2023


As House Republicans are teeing up a tax package for a floor vote (pending some issues over SALT relief that we’ll get to in a bit), proponents of restoring the expanded Child Tax Credit and immediate deductions for research and […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

2023 State and Federal Data Privacy Legislation

January 30, 2023

Via: JD Supra

The United States is gearing up for another noteworthy year in data privacy and cybersecurity. 2023 will likely be a year of transition as certain data privacy laws come into effect. As concerns around data protection and cybersecurity continue to […]

Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

More digital advertising and data tax legislation introduced

January 26, 2023

Via: LexBlog

New York and Massachusetts are the latest states to introduce tax legislation targeting digital advertising and data collection. Like the similar bills introduced earlier in Connecticut, New York, and Indiana, proposals similar to these latest New York and Massachusetts bills […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Connecticut Proposes Legislation to Increase Salary Transparency in Job Postings

January 20, 2023

Via: JD Supra

Connecticut recently proposed legislation (Proposed H.B. No. 5243) that would “require employers to disclose salary ranges in all job postings.” In 2021, Connecticut was one of the first states to enact a pay transparency law requiring employers to disclose to […]

Know Your Rights

Montana Will Protect Off-Duty Marijuana Use

June 22, 2021


Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte signed legislation on May 18 that will provide protections for off-duty use of marijuana starting on Jan. 1, 2022. Montana citizens voted to legalize recreational marijuana in November 2020. The ballot initiative did not provide employment-related […]

Know Your Rights

Leaders of 62 BigLaw firms denounce voting restrictions; coalition is formed to challenge legislation

April 13, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Law firms are getting involved in the controversy over voting restrictions, already passed in Georgia and under consideration in Texas. Leaders of 62 of the nation’s top 100 law firms have signed a statement denouncing voting restrictions, as have 19 […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

US senators introduce legislation to increase FAA oversight of aircraft certification

June 19, 2020

Via: Jurist

US senators on Tuesday introduced legislation that would reform the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) aircraft certification process. The Aircraft Safety and Reform Act of 2020 would give the FAA more authority over the aircraft certification process. The bill, the first […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

US House passes follow-up bill to increase background checks for gun sales

March 1, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US House of Representatives on Thursday approved further legislation to broaden federal gun control measures. The new bill, titled Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019, attempts to address the “Charleston loophole” in the Brady Bill. Currently, this loophole permits […]

Know Your Rights

Congress passes bill banning Internet access tax

February 16, 2016

Via: Jurist

The US Senate [official website] on Thursday approved [vote count] legislation that will place a permanent ban on states taxing Internet access. The Senate, by a vote of 75-20, passed the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 [materials]. […]