Tag: Policy

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York State Department of Labor Updates its Mandatory Sexual Harassment Policy Requirements

April 30, 2023

Via: JD Supra

As New York State employers are well aware, effective October 9, 2018, New York State Labor Law Section 201-g requires that employers adopt a sexual harassment policy and provide annual employee sexual harassment training. Employers may adopt the State’s Sexual […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

The City of Chicago amends sexual harassment laws, including new training, policy, and notice requirements

June 17, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The City of Chicago (“the City”) recently amended its laws on sexual harassment in the workplace. Notably, by July 1, 2022, all employers in the City will be required to have a policy on sexual harassment. Additionally, beginning July 1, […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Florida Supreme Court’s order blocking diversity quotas for CLE instructors could impact ABA programs

April 19, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

The Florida Supreme Court’s recent decision to prohibit diversity quotas for continuing legal education programs may reverberate beyond the borders of the Sunshine State. In its Thursday order, the state supreme court held that while it understood the objective of the […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

What Happens if You Don’t Accept WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy?

February 22, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

Two weeks after a new privacy policy was set to take effect, WhatsApp is still scrambling to inform users of their digital rights. The chat service came under fire last month when it warned folks they had until Feb. 8 […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Workplace Safety & Health

NLRB Memos Extend GC’s Employer-Friendly Policy Spree

December 11, 2020

Via: Law360

While it remains to be seen how foreshortened National Labor Relations Board general counsel Peter Robb’s tenure will be in the new administration, it is likely that his crescendo of memoranda in number and degree of departure from precedent will […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federalism vs. State Law: Effects on the Economy

July 14, 2020

Via: Investopedia

President Donald J. Trump’s administration has been marked by frequent clashes between the federal government and the states, in which he often claims maximum power for the executive branch but at other times defers to the states in matters typically […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

How Much Life Insurance Costs & What Affects Rates

September 25, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

Life insurance costs depend on several factors, including age, gender, health, the type of insurance you get, and the size of the policy. Term and whole life are the two most popular types of life insurance, and term is the […]

Know Your Rights

Federal judge says Texas voter registration policy violates federal law

April 5, 2018

Via: Jurist

[JURIST] Federal judge Orlando Garcia in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas [official website] in San Antonio has granted summary judgment [text, PDF] to a group of voters who argued that the voter registration measures of […]

Know Your Rights

Small Business Maternity Leave Policy & Laws – With Examples

February 17, 2017

Via: Fit Small Business

As a small business owner, you may have found yourself wondering what do you do if one of your employees tells you she is pregnant. This is one of the most “feared” topics in business ownership, but it doesn’t need […]