Office football pools are a way of American life. Most states even allow this minor form of gambling. I was invited to play in a co-counsel’s office pool this week.
You are an executive on a business trip in a foreign country, being driven to a meeting when suddenly your car is slammed by a large truck and armed men with Ak-47s yank you from your car, blindfold you and throw you into a van.
Last night — on the eve of the last day for the California Legislature to pass bills before interim recess in this 2013-2014 regular session — the Legislature sent to the Governor for signature AB 10, which, over time, will raise the minimum wage in California from $8.00 per hour to $10.00 per hour.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a bill that would prevent federal prosecutors, agencies and civil litigants from forcing journalists to reveal their confidential sources without court approval.
Acquiring a purely domestic U.S. company is relatively straightforward. Things get complicated when the target is a U.S. multinational company.
Unless the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) makes another last-minute, litigation-inspired decision to delay the September 23, 2013 compliance date, we’re on a 10-day countdown for compliance with most of the Omnibus Rule requirements.
Abercrombie gets fitched, and HR doesn’t always get it right. I have previously reported on the litigation against Abercrombie & Fitch and its “looks policy” which at one time did not allow head coverings, even if worn for religious reasons. (Abercrombie changed its policy in 2010, but these cases were apparently from before the new policy was put into place.)
Even More Evidence of Growing Trend of More Federal Funding for New Transportation Public-private Partnerships
In prior posts, we have written about the federal government’s new focus on public-private partnerships in order to leverage its grant money with private investments, as well as the future of transportation-related PPPs in the Miami area.