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Newsbreak: What You Post on Facebook Can Be Used Against You
As More States Implement Social Media Password Laws, There’s Still Some Blind Spots
Failed Unpaid Intern Class Action Hints at Impact of Comcast v. Behrend
Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Yahoo’s New Parental Leave Policy Raises Some Interesting FMLA Questions
Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act, Civil Code Section 51, generally provides that all persons within California are free and equal, regardless of their sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability,...more
The city council of Boise, Idaho voted this month to extend anti-discrimination protections for sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, employment and public accommodations to its residents, the second city to...more
In This Issue:
- CFPB and FHFA Begin Developing Nationwide Mortgage Database
- Federal Court Finds County Recorder's Office Has Standing To Pursue Claims Against MERS
- CFPB Issues Final Debt Collection Larger...more
In This Issue:
- FTC Settles FCRA Enforcement Actions Alleging Wrongful Sale and Use of Prescreened Lists
- Colorado Court of Appeals Finds “Fractional Interests” Not Lots under the Interstate Land Sales Full...more
On September 30, 2012, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law several bills applicable to California employers that were passed by the Legislature during its 2011-2012 regular session. We are providing this brief summary to...more
In This Issue:
- Maryland Ruling Highlights Risks of Mortgage Loans Secured by Property Under Litigation
- FDIC Revises Classification System for Citing Violations
- CFPB Settlement Requires $112.5 Million...more
A low-income housing development that was funded through a combination of below-market interest rate loans from a county and its housing authority, and assistance from redevelopment agency low and moderate income housing...more
In a decision filed on June 15, 2012, the Fourth Appellate Court of Appeal determined that an affordable housing project in San Bernardino was subject to the requirement for the payment of prevailing wages under Labor Code...more
A federal district judge in Washington, D.C. has upheld an “Administrator’s Interpretation” issued in 2010 by the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) that loan officers in the mortgage banking industry typically do not qualify...more
Revised Ruling Awards Overtime to Loan Officers; May Affect More Than 250,000 Employees Nationwide
Employers: beware when relying on Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division Opinion Letters. Even better, don’t rely on...more
Govenor Patrick recently signed into law “An Act Relative to Gender Identity”. The Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity in a variety of areas, including education, housing, credit and employment. ...more
On January 31, 2011, the Federal Reserve, Farm Credit Administration, FDIC, NCUA, OCC, and OTS jointly announced that the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry (“Registry”) is now accepting registration of...more
The Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan is set to decide a hot-button wage-and-hour topic next month that could eventually affect all banks and credit unions in both Tennessee and Kentucky. Several...more
The technical immigration aspects of Canadians buying real estate in America. It is useful for many Canadians and their U.S. support network, including investors looking to buy and hold, real estate developers, or snowbirds...more
In our Client Alert, dated April 28, 2010, we described two proposals to change the payroll expense tax system in the City and County of San Francisco. The first proposal would replace the current payroll expense tax with a...more
On Nov. 6, President Obama signed into law the Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009. The new law affects many businesses and individuals by extending unemployment benefits, extending and expanding the...more
In response to complaints by both labor and the private sector, the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations has proposed sweeping new regulations governing certified payrolls and state and local labor compliance...more
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