The Internal Revenue Service has announced that same sex couples legally married in a state whose laws authorize such a marriage will be deemed to be married for Federal tax purposes, even if they live in a state (such as Florida) that does not recognize such marriage.
In June, we reported on China’s draft Provisions on the Protection of the Personal Information of Telecommunications (the “Personal Information Provisions”), which will regulate the collection and use of personal information by providers of telecommunications, Internet and information services within China.
On August 29, 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law Assembly bill no. 2878 (fourth reprint), which prohibits employers from asking or insisting that their employees provide access to their personal social networking accounts. New Jersey is the thirteenth state to enact some form of employee social media networking legislation.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires employers to furnish employees a notice of the availability of coverage through public health insurance exchanges, i.e., the “Marketplace”.
In MacDonald v. Superior Court, the court held that an employee must exhaust statutory administrative remedies before filing suit against an employer.
Innovative Class Action Settlement Banning Future Class Actions, but Individual Suits, Overturned by Sixth Circuit
Some loyal readers of my blog may recall my June 8, 2011 blog post about the district court’s approval of the class action settlement in In re Dry Max Pampers Litigation.
All football fans know that our favorite players are one hit away from ending their careers. Concussions are rampant in the NFL along with hockey and other contact sports.
On August 29, 2013, the FTC announced that it had filed a complaint against LabMD, Inc. (“LabMD”) for failing to protect consumers’ personal data.
This spring, a jury convicted Robert Braddock, the Finance Director to former Congressional candidate—and former Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives—Christopher Donovan, with conspiring to hide the source of $27,500 in campaign contributions.