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Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Court: Federal Law Pre-Empts Calif. Break Rules for Interstate Drivers

January 26, 2021

Via: SHRM

In one of the year’s most anticipated court decisions for the trucking industry, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 2785, et al. v. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, No. 19-70413 (Jan. 15, 2021), the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Federal […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

DENIED! Court REJECTS Motion to Certify Class in Data Breach Alleging Disclosure of Employees’ Sensitive Tax Information

January 25, 2021

Via: National Law Review

Data breach litigations rarely make it to motions for class certification. This trend makes each decision that does come out addressing class certification in the data breach context that much more interesting. Well, last week a federal court denied a […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

How to Get a Commercial on TV for Your Business

January 22, 2021

Via: Business 2 Community

American adults spend an astonishing amount of time watching TV—35.5 hours per week, to be exact. And while you may wonder if television advertising is dead in the new world of streaming commercial-free programming, local TV advertising still works. However, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

WhatsApp retains your data for 90 days, after you delete the application

January 21, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

The recent policy change on the Facebook- owned application has made many people look for other alternatives to communicate. Do you want to delete WhatsApp ? These are some of the things you should know. The messaging platform retains your […]


Business Law & Regulations, Know Your Rights, Workplace Safety & Health

EEOC Finalizes Guidance on Workplace Religious Protections

January 21, 2021

Via: SHRM

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved revisions to its guidance on religious-discrimination claims for the first time in 13 years. The updates clarify the legal protections available to employers and employees, according to the agency. In a 3-2 vote […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Companies Revisit Financial Forecasts Ahead of Potential Tax Changes

January 20, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Companies are ramping up their financial forecasting and planning to prepare for potential changes to the U.S. tax code under the incoming Biden administration, which are now more likely after Georgia’s runoff elections handed Democrats control of the Senate. Joe […]


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

Certain Specialists Are Administratively Exempt

January 20, 2021

Via: SHRM

Three specialist job classifications of a Medicare insurance provider are administratively exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), according to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Four former contracting specialists, one operations specialist and one pharmacy Part D […]


Know Your Rights

UN rights experts condemn US Capitol riots, call on US to uphold rule of law

January 19, 2021

Via: Jurist

A group of independent UN experts released a statement Monday condemning the violent riots on Capitol Hill that were intended to disrupt the formal counting of the electoral votes on January 6. The statement called for a peaceful return to […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance, Privacy

Addressing The Security Risks Of University Foreign Funding

January 19, 2021

Via: Law360

While global media outlets have focused attention on election security, major U.S. health care facilities have been under direct cyberattacks in recent months. This follows disruptive cyberattacks on municipalities earlier this year. These attacks, and the often short news cycles […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Top Five Labor Law Developments for December 2020

January 19, 2021

Via: National Law Review

The union filed a petition to represent a unit of roughly seven dockworkers and clerks at the distribution center, but the employer contended that a proper unit must also include seven drivers based at the same facility. Rejecting the employer’s […]