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Website Accessibility Lawsuits Abound
Website accessibility lawsuits (i.e., lawsuits alleging discrimination on the basis that websites contain access barriers that limit navigation for disabled people) increased 177% percent from 2017 to 2018 alone.
United States
23 Aug 2019
Comparing The Washington Privacy Act (WPA) To The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
A new bill, titled the "Washington Privacy Act" ("WPA"), was introduced in the Washington State Senate on January 18, 2019.
United States
21 Feb 2019
NY AG Reins In WeWork's Non-Compete Agreements
The Attorney General for the State of New York ("NY AG") recently announced a settlement with WeWork Companies, Inc. that will revamp WeWork's use of employee non-compete agreements.
United States
12 Oct 2018
1-800-Flowers.Com Sued In Website Accessibility Lawsuit
Recently, a federal district court in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts refused to dismiss a website accessibility lawsuit against brought under Title III of the "ADA"...
United States
9 Mar 2018
ADA Accessibility, A Must For All Websites?
The Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") was enacted to make American society more accessible for people with disabilities
United States
29 Sep 2017
Have You Been Threatened With An ADA Website Accessibility Lawsuit?
Many business owners are familiar with Americans with Disabilities Act requirements for physical structures, such as including wheelchair-accessible routes of travel in restaurants.
United States
2 Aug 2017
Work-For-Hire Clauses and Agreements: One Key to Intellectual Property Ownership
A "work made for hire" (sometimes referred to as a "work-for-hire") is a work created by an employee as part of her/his job and, in some limited circumstances, where all parties agree in writing that work created by an independent contractor should be considered a work-for-hire.
United States
4 Mar 2016
Independent Contractor Or Employee: How To Classify The People That Work for You.
Last week, the California State Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) issued a ruling classifying a driver for popular car service, Uber, as an employee, rather than an independent contractor.
United States
22 Jun 2015
Non-Compete Clauses: Don't Make Your Non-Compete Clauses Non-Enforceable
The reasons for this judicial approach to non-compete clauses is simple: courts are reluctant to enforce obstacles to an individual finding gainful employment.
United States
12 Jun 2015
Non-Compete Clauses: Don't Make Your Non-Compete Clauses Non-Enforceable
Earlier this week, two U.S. Senators, Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Al Franken (D-Minn.), announced plans to introduce a bill that would ban companies from asking employees that make less than $15 an hour (or $31,200 annually) to agree to non-compete provisions that would hinder those employees' efforts at securing subsequent employment.
United States
10 Jun 2015
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