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White & Case LLP

PACTE Act (action plan for the growth and transformation of companies): the main changes made in terms of M&A/Corporate

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Presented as a flagship measure of economic reform during the five-year period, the law on growth and business transformation, known as the PACTE Act, was finally adopted by the Parliament on April 11, 2019. The...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

5 FAQs on the Equality Act and Employment Nondiscrimination

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Equality Act, a bill that would amend federal law (including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964) to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and...more

Tucker Arensberg, P.C.

SECURE Act Is Passed by the House

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This morning the US House of Representatives approved the SECURE Act, which will have wide-ranging implications for retirement plans if eventually passed by the US Senate.  Among other things, the “SECURE” Act – which stands...more

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

Bill Making Major Changes to Discrimination Claims and Harassment Training Closer to Final Passage

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Senate Bill 3, titled “Combatting Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment” has been modified since first introduced and passed the Senate late last week. Despite the title, the bill would impact every discrimination case filed...more

Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP

Is New Jersey on the Verge of Providing Its Professionals Much Needed Malpractice Relief?

After years of failed efforts, a bill shortening the statute of limitations for malpractice claims against certain licensed professionals in New Jersey has finally gained traction in the New Jersey legislature. On March 18,...more

Polsinelli

Hawaii Legislature Passes New TPA Law

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Hawaii is expected to adopt legislation in the coming weeks that will impose licensing and other regulatory requirements on third party administrators (TPAs). Currently, Hawaii is one of only a handful of states that do not...more

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

Amendment to Breach Statute

In the absence of Federal legislation addressing a breach compromising personal information, let alone the protection of that information, states are continuing to fill the void. On Friday, May 10, 2019, New Jersey amended...more

Littler

Connecticut the Latest State to Increase the Statewide Minimum Wage to $15 per Hour

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On May 17, 2019, Connecticut lawmakers passed House Bill 5004, “An Act Increasing the Minimum Fair Wage,” which raises the state’s minimum wage, in increments, to $15 per hour by 2023.  Governor Ned Lamont has pledged to sign...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Florida’s 2019 Legislative Session Yields Bills Related to Vaping in the Workplace and Unemployment Benefits for Domestic Violence...

The Florida Legislature concluded its annual legislative session on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Over 20 employment-related bills were introduced, covering subjects such as E-Verify, criminal background screening, discrimination...more

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

General Assembly Passes New Minimum Wage; Governor’s Approval Expected

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Earlier this morning (Friday, May 17th), the state Senate approved of a measure that will increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2023. House Bill 5004 (as amended) can be downloaded here....more

Carlton Fields

With All Eyes on "Implementation" of Amendment 4, Senate Bill 7066 Makes Significant Additional Changes to Florida Election Laws...

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On the final day of regular time in this year's legislative session, which came in the wake of an election year involving an unprecedented three statewide recounts, the Florida Legislature passed Senate Bill 7066....more

Genova Burns LLC

Governor Murphy Issues Conditional Veto to S1500 “Dark Money” Bill

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For the past several months, those active in New Jersey politics have been following the trajectory of the so-called “Dark Money” bill (S1500). As previously discussed here and here, the bill went through several iterations...more

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Vermont Legislative Update 05-10-2019 - Analysis from DRM's Government & Public Affairs Team

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On a vote of 25-5, the Senate passed a $6.1 billion budget this week. The bill, H.542, provides for a 3.1 percent growth in spending over FY2019, taking into account federal, transportation and education funds....more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Florida Legislature Passes New Telehealth Law

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On April 29, 2019, the Florida State Legislature passed HB 23, a law providing additional guidelines on the use of telehealth in the Sunshine State. The bill is now on its way to Governor DeSantis’ desk where he is expected...more

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

Connecticut Considers Employer Tax Credit for Student Loan Repayment Assistance

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Assisting employees who are struggling with student loan debt is an emerging priority for many employers. Following the Internal Revenue Service’s release in August 2018 of a private letter ruling, widely thought to have...more

Benesch

In Growing Trend, State Legislature Passes One of the Nation’s Broadest Paid Leave Laws

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On May 7 and 8, 2019, the Maine State Legislature passed a bill that would require private employers to provide most employees with up to 40 hours of paid leave each year—with no restrictions on permissible uses. The bill, as...more

Polsinelli

Missouri to Pass Sweeping Venue and Joinder Reforms

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The Missouri House gave final approval to a bill that will limit how and where plaintiffs can join together in certain civil cases....more

Littler

Colorado Legislature Passes Significant Equal Pay Bill, Including Salary History Ban and Job Posting Requirements

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In its recently concluded session, the Colorado General Assembly passed legislation to strengthen the state’s pay equity requirements, prohibit employers from seeking salary history from job applicants, and require employers...more

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass

Sellers Beware? San Francisco Adopts Community Opportunity to Purchase Act for Multifamily Properties

Owners of multifamily residential properties in San Francisco will soon have to extend purchase offers to certain nonprofit organizations, before making or soliciting offers to sell those properties to anyone else—and will...more

Holland & Hart LLP

Nevada Legislative Update - April 2019

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There are just under thirty days left of Nevada’s 80th Regular Session of the Nevada State Legislature, and only eight bills have been signed into law leaving lawmakers with a lot of work ahead. Most notably, the Governor...more

Littler

Washington Legislature Passes the Washington State Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Act to Permit Affirmative Action in Public...

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For 20 years, public agencies in Washington State have been barred from favoring or discriminating against applicants, employees, or contractors based on sex, ethnicity, color, race, or national origin. ...more

Carlton Fields

Florida Hemp: Is Green the New Orange?

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The Florida Legislature passed Florida’s version of the 2018 Farm Bill authorizing hemp production and removing hemp from Florida’s list of controlled substances. Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to sign the bill and make it...more

Polsinelli

Colorado Poised to Join States that “Ban the Box”

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Colorado appears poised to join a number of states that prohibit employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal history on an initial employment application. ...more

Holland & Hart LLP

Utah Legislative Update - April 2019

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Of the 574 bills passed in the 2019 general session of the legislature, only one, Senate Bill 123, received Governor Gary Herbert’s veto stamp. S.B. 123 sought to add more structure to how Utah replaces a member of its...more

Brooks Pierce

North Carolina Legislative Update - May 2019

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It was a busy week at the North Carolina General Assembly as the House passed its version of the budget bill and both houses worked intensely in advance of the May 9 crossover deadline. Budget Bill (H966)- The House on...more

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