It is State Fair time again in Minnesota, so let’s examine the Tilt-a-Whirl brand. The brand originated in Minnesota almost 90 years ago, after the amusement park ride was invented by Herbert Sellner of Faribault, Minnesota. Since 2011 the Tilt-a-Whirl brand and trademark has been owned by J&S Rides, d/b/a Larson International out of Plainview, Texas.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Recess Appointments; Food Safety; Sewage Sludge Incinerators; Crystalline Silica & H-2B Wage Methodology
Summer recess is the time for judicial details and major regulatory actions. This week, two more very different opinions arise in the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recess appointments scrum, more delay in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) food safety regulations is denied, and a small element of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s sewage slug incinerator rule was remanded to the agency for a better explanation. On the other hand, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) completed review on the Department of Labor (DOL)’s most major and significant Occupational Exposure to Crystalline Silica proposed rule, while DOL submitted to OMB a small, but telling H-2B Wage Methodology delay final rule.
Bill Marler and I speak to senior executives of food manufacturing companies and restaurant operators many times each year. We are almost always surprised (yes, even we can be naive sometimes) by how little they know about the status of food safety in their companies. These are people that have risen to senior leadership positions within their organizations by being really good at managing the key controllable elements of their respective businesses.
If you have been following this blog for a while, you are well aware that Hurricane Sandy has had a momentous impact on the insurance industry here in New Jersey.
However, when looking into the details of the industry impact and tremendous loss to property, it is easy to overlook the environmental impact.
The dreaded motion has arrived. The defense has moved to prematurely dismiss your client’s case on some legal technicality.
Google the term “DIY Divorce” and you will come up with literally tens of millions of results.Clearly, it’s something that is on the minds of many, and we can certainly understand that amid all of the emotional turmoil, the last thing you want to do is shell out more cash to cover legal fees.
Medical marijuana is in the news for a variety of reasons. On the legal front, the primary issue is that the federal government classifies marijuana as a controlled substance while 20 states have passed laws allowing its use for medical reasons.
There are more than 1.2 million attorneys in the United States, and many continue to struggle to create a financially successful practice. Why?