Does an app change the way an employee is defined? Though they haven’t been around long, “sharing economy” apps like Uber, Lyft, and more are already set to change the way people travel—not to mention the way they function in their everyday lives.
Jarvis Taylor was on trial for committing an armed robbery with an air gun. Because his prior criminal history included theft by receiving stolen property, possession of a tool for the commission of a crime, and aggravated assault for his actions during a jail riot, a conviction for the armed robbery would have meant a mandatory sentence of life without the possibility of parole.
Earlier this month, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion announced the creation of the “National Consumer Assistance Plan,” which will, among other things, change the way these credit bureaus handle consumer disputes and report unpaid medical bills.
Last week, while I was preparing for and had the unique opportunity of arguing a real, live TTAB final hearing on the merits, outside the TTAB’s typical oral hearing location (because it was selected by the TTAB to be part of the ABA’s IPLSpring continuing education conference in Bethesda, Maryland), the Supreme Court issued its long-anticipated decision in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc.
When vast sums of money are hidden in a bank account there is usually an electronic trace or other kind of money trail.
Earlier this month, Twitter updated its rules to prohibit “revenge porn,” the posting of nude photographs or videos without the subject’s consent.
Reversal Against Employer in Overtime Pay Lawsuit Highlights Dangers of Misclassifying Employees As Independent Contractors
At a time when companies are increasingly using “independent contractors” rather than W-2 employees, the risks and liabilities for misclassification have never been higher.
Though all four states with all-out marijuana legalization (Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Alaska, and even the District of Columbia) began first by legalizing medical marijuana, it is looking like Ohio may go straight for recreational legalization out of the gate.
When we talk with CEOs and CFOs about buying cyber insurance, we often hear them say, “I’ll just rely on my agent for the best policy at the lowest cost.”
With breaches caused by payment card thieves and hackers dominating the news, it is easy for mid-sized and small companies to think that data breaches are unfortunate events that affect only large companies.