On July 22, 2015, the governor signed Senate Bill 141, which makes significant revisions to the Delaware Abandoned and Unclaimed Property statute. Senate Bill 141 is the legislature’s third set of revisions to the Delaware...more
Amendments to the DGCL -
Several significant amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) were signed into law on June 24, 2015, and will go into effect on August 1, 2015. Most significantly, these...more
Nevada and Connecticut recently enacted amendments to breach notification and data security requirements that are relatively unique among existing state laws, thus imposing new compliance obligations upon companies doing...more
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown recently signed into law amendments to the state’s data breach law. These amendments recognize the growing definition of data, expand the role of the Attorney General in addressing data breaches,...more
Virginia has made changes to its underinsured motorist law that will take effect on July 1, 2015. The changes come with the addition of Va. Code § 8.01-66.1:1, and with amendments to Va. Code § 38.2-2206. The major impact of...more
The 2015 legislative session made a major change in SB 153 to the heart and lung statutes regarding the application of a conclusive presumption of compensability. A conclusive presumption means that the ill police officer or...more
Last year, California became the first state in the nation to pass a law requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to most employees. Portions of the new law became effective on January 1, 2015 and the remainder became...more
As California employers, and those non-California employers with employees in California, know by now, as of July 1, 2015, such employers were required to provide paid sick leave to any employee who works 30 days or more...more
Earlier this week, the California Legislature passed Assembly Bill 304, which provides a number of important amendments to the state’s recently enacted paid sick leave law, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act (the...more
On July 13, 2015, Governor Brown signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 304. The legislation is intended to clarify and facilitate compliance with certain provisions of California’s paid sick leave law, known as the Healthy...more
Recently enacted amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law will prohibit the certificates of incorporation and bylaws of Delaware corporations from including "loser pays" litigation provisions with respect to...more
As you may know, effective July 1, 2015, California's new mandatory paid sick leave law requires virtually all employers to provide workers a minimum of three days of paid sick leave each year.
In an attempt to "treat"...more
The California Legislature has been pretty busy this year introducing various bills that will affect certain California employers. Below is a brief summary of two bills recently signed by the Governor – one that amends the...more
This week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law an amendment to the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, a law passed last year which requires employers to provide paid sick leave. The law has been...more
Less than 2 weeks after California’s mandatory sick leave law went into effect, California significantly amended the law, effective immediately.
California employers had been forced, in some cases kicking and screaming,...more
California’s new paid sick leave law, the “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014” (Paid Sick Leave Law) just recently went into effect, on July 1, 2015. Less than two weeks later, the law already has been amended!...more
On July 13, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown approved AB 304 Sick Leave: Accrual and Limitations, which amends the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (i.e., Sections 245.5, 246, and 247.5 of the California Labor...more
California employers have stepped up to comply with the July 1, 2015 deadline for the new California paid sick leave law. Now changes have arrived that may help clarify the law.
On July 13, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown...more
Last year, the California Legislature enacted A.B. 1522, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (“Act”), which amended California Labor Code Section 245.5 to provide paid sick days to most California employees,...more
California’s paid sick leave law went into effect on July 1, 2015, but soon found itself in the emergency room with many unpleasant side effects. On July 13, Governor Brown signed AB 304 into law, which fixes many of the...more
Employers should review the amendments, which address some of the challenges for implementing the sick leave law that took effect July 1.
After extensive legislative negotiation, the California State Legislature passed...more
California Governor Brown signed legislation on July 13, 2015 that aims to clarify and improve California’s new paid sick leave law that requires employers to offer employees 3 days or 24 hours of paid sick leave per year as...more
While employers throughout the state have struggled with the new requirements set out by the Paid Sick Leave Law that took effect July 1, 2015, new amendments to the law attempt to provide some clarification.
On July 13,...more
On June 24, 2015, Delaware Governor Jack Markell approved several important amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (the “DGCL”), with such amendments generally becoming effective on August 1, 2015. These...more
The Nevada Legislature ended its 2015 session on June 1. The Nevada Legislature meets in odd numbered years for 120 days, so it will not meet again until 2017, unless the Governor calls a special session. The Legislature...more
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