LXBN TV: Can Schools Completely Forbid Kids Who Are Not Vaccinated from Attending?

By | LXBN | February 13, 2015
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Vaccinations, for years, have been the source of much controversy. For a wide number of reasons, more and more parents are refusing to vaccinate their children against measles and other contagious illnesses. But as we see the effects of this over time—namely, potentially deadly outbreaks—the stakes grow increasingly larger.

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LXBN TV: The FCC’s New Net Neutrality Proposal Wouldn’t Really Regulate the Internet Like a Utility

By | LXBN | February 11, 2015
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The FCC’s new net neutrality strategy, proposed last week by commissioner Tom Wheeler, has been widely hailed as a victory for advocates of an open internet. A big part of that has been the belief that the federal government and the FCC would now regulate the internet more like a utility—though, that isn’t entirely the case. 

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LXBN TV: Apple Pay Adoption is Set to Surge, and That’s a Good Thing for Data Security

By | LXBN | February 3, 2015
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It sounds odd at first, but before long, you’ll likely be using your iPhone to pay for things at your favorite stores. By now, everyone’s aware of Apple Pay and Google Wallet, though likely preferring their old-school cards presently—but there’s a reason you’ll soon see the former options accepted about everywhere. And another reason while you want to use them. 

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LXBN TV: Winter Storm Juno and Office Snow Days – How Does Compensation Work?

By | LXBN | January 27, 2015
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Winter Storm Juno didn’t end up being nearly as bad as many people thought it would be—particularly those in New York—but it still left a lot of snow on the ground, and meant some time off work for many Americans residing in New England. So that time off work, how should employers pay employees for it? Should they at all?

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LXBN TV: Hiring and Firing of Football Coaches Under Contract – How is It Legal?

By | LXBN | January 26, 2015
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Sometimes, certain aspects of what goes on in sports seem to be off in their own little world. There’s no better example of this than when it comes to the hiring and firing of coaches—college football coaches, specifically—where the rules and norms than govern workers in other industries simply don’t apply here.

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LXBN TV: Why the EPA Just Can’t Win When It Comes to More Practical and Flexible Regulation

By | LXBN | January 23, 2015
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All the time, businesses and state and local lawmakers are pushing for a little bit more leniency—in the very least, some practicality and flexibility—from the Environmental Protection Agency. But, as a recent case shows, when the EPA finally grants it and works with all parties to create a more workable standard, the courts aren’t having it.

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LXBN TV: Trends in Workplace Class Actions – Looking Back at 2014 and Ahead to 2015

By | LXBN | January 9, 2015
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Though the new year is upon us, it isn’t too late to look back at what happened in 2014—as many people on our network have already done. It’s good to look ahead to what’s in store in 2015, too, and both the year past and the year ahead look to be quite interesting in the world of workplace class actions. 

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LXBN TV: With AirAsia QZ8501, More Questions Than Answers On Cause and Compensation

By | LXBN | January 8, 2015
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Unlike previous air tragedies, with Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 looming large, answers have started to come in on the crash of AirAsia QZ8501. While wreckage has been found, and theories have begun forming on the cause of the accident, there are still many, many more questions that loom out there.

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