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  • Ohio Lawsuit Puts “Sheltered Workshops” Under Scrutiny

    An obscure section of a 1938 fair labor standards law is allowing employers to pay thousands of disabled workers astonishingly low wages, according to an analysis from FairWarning, an investigative news organization that covers consumer, workplace and...

    • Posted 9 hours ago
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  • Automakers Who Cooperate With CA Face Trump Antitrust Investigation

    The Department of Justice has launched an antitrust investigation against four automakers that say they will voluntarily comply with California’s emission standards. But the companies can rest easy on that front, according to Mary Nichols, chair of...

    • Posted 3 days ago
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  • Cyber Insurance Said To Be Fueling Ransomware Attacks

    An article from ProPublica makes the case that the economics of the insurance business is resulting in decisions that effectively fuel ransomware attacks, and there is evidence that ransomware hackers are specifically targeting companies that do have...

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • Fair Pay Audits Can Help In The Event Of Litigation

    The pay gap between men and woman persists even though the federal Equal Pay Act has been on the books for more than 50 years, state and local laws have been passed, and lawsuits alleging pay disparities...

    • Posted 7 days ago
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  • Re-Purposing E-Discovery Software To Field DSARs

    Among the provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act will be a requirement for affected companies to respond to a Data Subject Access Request. The “subject” of a Data Subject Access Request could be any consumer who...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • A Few Rules Of Thumb About Press Releases

    Press releases, even social media posts, can draw attention from both regulators and the plaintiff bar. “Treat your posts on social media with the same caution as SEC filings and formal press releases,” say the authors of...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Lawyer Sues MI Bar Over Mandatory Dues

    A Michigan attorney has sued the state bar over a requirement that all practicing attorneys join the bar and pay dues. Plaintiff Lucille Taylor was the chief legal counsel for former Michigan governor John Engler and was...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Sour View Of Lawyers From Multinational Corporate Group

    A jaundiced take on the legal profession from its purported origin as a loose association of medieval scribes, in an age when few could write, to an ignoble present, “preying on the insecurity of someone trying to...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Trump “Opportunity Zones” Are A Bonanza For High-End Real Estate Lawyers

    The opportunity was supposed to accrue to people living in low-income areas of certain cities, but this investigative piece from the New York Times says those people appear to be at the bottom of the beneficiary list....

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • To Defuse Potential Litigation, Defense Dept To Clarify IP Rights With Contractors

    The Department of Defense is setting up a new office intended to define, clarify and allocate IP rights in the course of DoD contracting and acquisition. The new initiative was announced in a press briefing by Ellen...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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