By Jill Lashay
On July 29, 2016, Florida public health administrators reported the first case of locally contracted Zika virus in a Miami neighbourhood.
By Bobbi Britton Tucker
, Peter Ennis
The U.S. Department of Labor and the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council issued a Final Guidance and a Final Rule, respectively, implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order.
By Timothy Palmer
, Travis Powers
In Stahl v. Simon (In re Adamson Apparel, Inc.), 785 F.3d 1285 (9th Cir. 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit considered an unresolved issue of bankruptcy law.
By David Laurent
On September 21, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") launched a new Voluntary Classification
Settlement Program ("Program") by which employers can voluntarily report misclassified workers and
convert them from independent contractors to employees in exchange for a much reduced tax payment
and freedom from employment tax audits regarding that job classification for all prior years.
By Nicholas Meriwether
The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York recently held that a guarantor may knowingly and voluntarily waive his constitutional right to a jury trial contractually, even if he has not personally reviewed or negotiated the provision, if he has specifically given his lawyer authorization to release his signature.
By Sean Moran
, Gregory Krock
An easy way to grab a headline these days is to implicate the Marcellus Shale in a controversy, whether
real or not. Such is the case with the reporting on the Pennsylvania Superior Court’s recent decision Butler
v. Charles Powers’ Estate, et al., 2011 Pa. Super.
By Ronald Basso
On January 25, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") voted 3 to 2 to adopt final rules aimed at implementing Section 951 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act").
By Brian Balonick
, David Laurent
Two recent decisions highlight the risks employers face when hiring unionized employees as part of an acquisition or business transfer.