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HTMLSan Francisco Voters Approve Minimum Wage Increase to $15 Per Hour by 2018
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 7, 2014
Voters in San Francisco on November 4, 2014, overwhelmingly approved "Proposition J," which amends the Minimum Wage Ordinance San Francisco voters passed in November 2003.

 

HTMLDOJ Opposes NJ’s Latest Sports Betting Effort; Another Sports Betting Bill Introduced
Christopher L. Soriano; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014
Following up on our September 29 post about the sports leagues’ opposition to New Jersey’s latest effort to implement sports betting, late in the evening of the 29th the Department of Justice also weighed in, opposing New Jersey’s efforts.

 

HTMLFailure to Comply With Prompt Pay Act Trumps Claimed Failure to Perform
Stanley A. Martin; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
When a New Jersey public authority failed to comply with the NJ Prompt Pay Act,[1] it was obligated to pay the contractor even though it argued the contractor’s work was defective. That was the decision of the NJ Appellate Division in the case of Aire Enterprises v. Warren County.[2] After...

 

HTMLPaid Sick Leave Passes in Massachusetts
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 10, 2014
On November 4, 2014, voters in Massachusetts passed a ballot initiative that entitles employees in Massachusetts to earn and use sick time. Massachusetts now joins Connecticut and California as the states with mandatory sick leave laws. The Massachusetts ballot measure, which will take effect on...

 

HTMLHigh-Tech Violations of International Human Rights
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014
The United Nations was born in the aftermath of the atrocities committed leading up to World War II. The United Nations Charter is plain in its support for the development of international human rights protection.

 

HTMLUPDATE: Pennsylvania House Approves Measure to Prohibit Sale of Internet Instant Games by State Lottery
Eric D. Frank; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014
Yesterday the Pennsylvania House approved an amended bill that would prevent the State Lottery from offering “Internet instant games” without prior approval from the state legislature.

 

HTMLGuidance for Employers Regarding Ebola
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 16, 2014
On September 30, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first travel-associated case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States. The patient died of Ebola on October 8. More recently, on October 12, 2014, a healthcare worker at Texas Presbyterian Hospital who...

 

HTMLCalifornia Enacts Comprehensive Groundwater Management Legislation
Jolie-Anne S. Ansley, Thomas M. Berliner, Colin L. Pearce; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 15, 2014
On September 16, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a historic package of three bills—Senate Bill 1168, Senate Bill 1319 and Assembly Bill 1739—instituting comprehensive groundwater management in California. The legislation represents perhaps the most significant...

 

HTMLBombay High Court Rules in Favour of Vodafone India in $490 Million Tax Dispute
Saionton Basu; Duane Morris;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 14, 2014
On 10 October 2014, the Bombay High Court delivered a judgment in favour of Vodafone India Services Private Limited (Vodafone India) in a long-pending USD 490 million tax dispute. The Vodafone India intra-group transaction that had triggered this tax controversy pertained to the financial year...

 

HTMLU.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Rule Raising Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 27, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014
On October 1, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that it would publish a final rule implementing the provisions of President Obama's Executive Order 13658 to raise the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors, which the President announced in his State of the Union Address in...

 


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