July is here! And with it, many places around the country are enacting paid sick leave laws.
The Second Circuit today issued two eagerly anticipated decisions addressing the standard that should be applied to determine whether unpaid interns at a for-profit employer are employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) entitled to compensation for services provided.
Uncle Sam Ramping Up Enforcement Actions Against Investment Advisors–Breaching Fiduciary Duty to Citizens of the Republic!
Perhaps in celebration of the upcoming July 4th weekend, the SEC seems to be ramping up enforcement actions against investment advisors.
“Are a Google Earth satellite image and a digital ‘tack’ labeled with GPS coordinates hearsay?” In this case, the Ninth Circuit answered “no.”
In a closely watched case affecting the viability of unpaid internship programs at for-profit employers, the Second Circuit held that the “primary beneficiary” test should be used to decide whether interns should be deemed employees or trainees.
Boy Scouts know it and today’s boards and executive officers know it too: be prepared.
Here’s one piece of advice you’ll hear from just about any trademark attorney: apply to federally register your marks as soon as financially possible.
At a subject matter hearing last week before the Illinois Senate, workers and advocates spoke about the great need for an increase in the state minimum wage (currently at $8.25 an hour) and access to paid sick days.
An annual audit conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office of the Fiscal Service Bureau, identified (9) nine new information security weaknesses in the U.S. Treasury Department’s information systems that are used to manage sensitive data in connection with federal debt.