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New Jersey Passes Laws on Sick Leave and Pay Equity; Will Tackle Worker Misclassification

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

A little more than 100 days into his tenure, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has made it clear that employment is one of his top priorities. In the past two weeks, Gov. Murphy has signed a Paid Sick Leave and an Equal Pay...more

Governor Murphy Creates Task Force on Employee Classification

by Epstein Becker & Green on

New Jersey is turning up the heat on employers that misclassify employees as independent contractors....more

N.J. Governor Orders Fresh Focus On Worker Misclassification

by Genova Burns LLC on

On May 3, 2018 New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 25 which authorizes a 12-person task force to review misclassification of workers as independent contractors in New Jersey, with a focus on the...more

Arkansas Water Provider Legislative Task Force: May 9th Meeting Scheduled - REMINDER

The Water Provider Legislative Task Force (“Task Force”) has scheduled a meeting for May 9th. The meeting will be held in Room 151 of the State Capitol....more

New Jersey Governor Signs Executive Order Establishing Employee Misclassification Task Force

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: On May 3, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order establishing the Task Force on Employee Misclassification, which is effective immediately. ...more

Arkansas Water Provider Legislative Task Force: May 9th Meeting Scheduled

The Water Provider Legislative Task Force (“Task Force”) has scheduled a meeting for May 9th. The meeting will be held in Room 151 of the State Capitol....more

Arkansas Water Provider Legislative Task Force: April 11th Meeting Scheduled

The Arkansas Water Provider Legislative Task Force (“Task Force”) will hold a meeting on April 11th. The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. in Room 151 of the Arkansas State Capitol....more

UK Government’s First FinTech Sector Strategy Launched at the International Fintech Conference

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

The Strategy emphasises the UK government’s continued push to create a world-leading FinTech sector. At the second International Fintech Conference held on 22 March 2018, Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer,...more

US Federal Reserve Board Announces Upcoming Conclusion of Secure Payments Task Force

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System announced that the Secure Payments Task Force will conclude its efforts this month with a final publication detailing the lifecycles and security profiles of today's...more

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - March 2018 #2

by Robinson & Cole LLP on

Cybersecurity Task Force Launched in Arizona - Arizona Governor Doug Ducey launched the Arizona Cybersecurity Team (ACT) by Executive Order on March 1, 2018. The ACT is comprised of 22 members representing officials from...more

Cybersecurity Task Force Launched in Arizona

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey launched the Arizona Cybersecurity Team (ACT) by Executive Order on March 1, 2018. The ACT, comprised of 22 members representing officials from the Executive Branch, including the state’s Chief...more

DOJ Forms Cyber-Digital Task Force

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that it is forming a Cyber-Digital Task Force that will combat global cyber threats....more

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - February 2018 #4

by Robinson & Cole LLP on

U.S. Estimates that Cyber Hacks Cost Up to $109 Billion in 20 - The Council for Economic Advisors (CEA) issued a report this month, entitled “The Cost of Malicious Cyber Activity to the U.S. Economy,” which concludes that...more

Alcohol Task Force Releases Final Report

The Task Force that Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg commissioned to review the alcohol industry in the Commonwealth issued its final report on December 27, 2017. The Task Force, which Goldberg convened on February...more

Arkansas Water Provider Legislative Task Force: January 3rd Meeting Scheduled

The Arkansas Water Provider Legislative Task Force (“Task Force”) will hold a meeting today, January 3rd. The meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. in room 151 of the Arkansas State Capitol....more

SEC Enforcement Division Announces its 2018 Priorities and 2017 Results

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement (the “Division”) has published its annual report for fiscal year 2017 (the “Report”). The Report discusses the Division’s key initiatives and results in 2017...more

BOEM Renewable Energy Task Force Discusses Potential New Wind Energy Areas Offshore New York

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) convened the Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force for the New York Bight to discuss BOEM’s draft Call for Information and Nominations (Call) on December 4, 2017. The...more

Oregon Pension Task Force Releases Report On Unconventional Funding Sources

by Nossaman LLP on

In 2017, Oregon Governor Kate Brown convened a special task force (Task Force) to study opportunities for the State and local agency employers to reduce the unfunded actuarial liabilities of the Oregon Public Employee...more

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - November 2017 #4

by Robinson & Cole LLP on

Intel has confirmed it has a bug in its remote server management tool. The tool, known as Management Engine, permits administrators of IT systems to access devices remotely to apply updates or troubleshoot problems for users....more

Connecticut Cyber Task Force Announced

The U.S. Attorney’s Office of the District of Connecticut has announced the creation of a Connecticut Cyber Task Force (“CCTF”) in partnership with the FBI, DEA, Secret Service, Homeland Security, IRS, Connecticut State...more

Arkansas Water Provider Legislative Task Force: November 8th Meeting Scheduled

...The Task Force was created by Act 1056 during the 89th Arkansas General Assembly. The legislation declared a number of findings regarding the water utilities provision of water to state residents. Issues associated with...more

Episode 24: EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum Part I: Employers' "Superstar Harassment" Problem

by Akerman LLP on

Amidst seemingly endless sexual harassment headlines, Matt Steinberg welcomes EEOC Commissioner, Chai Feldblum, to discuss the "Superstar Harasser" epidemic. The discussion will explore what companies can do to prevent and...more

Liquor License Reform Still Under Review and Not Occurring Anytime Soon

by Bowditch & Dewey on

There is much angst and anticipation as to what the overhauled changes to the antiquated liquor licensing laws will be. As of right now, it is still anyone’s guess....more

UK Launches Taskforce to Encourage Growth of Green Finance

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

The UK government has announced that it is bringing together a new taskforce led by senior financiers in order to encourage the growth of “green finance”. The taskforce, which will be chaired by Sir Roger Gifford, former lord...more

A Year Into the Elder Justice Task Force: Is Your Community a Target?

by Baker Ober Health Law on

On March 30, 2016, the Department of Justice issued a press release announcing its launch of ten Elder Justice Task Forces in the Northern District of California, Northern District of Georgia, District of Kansas, Western...more

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