January 18, 2019

New York State Passes the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act

After 16 years of debate and discussion, the New York State Legislature recently passed the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (“GENDA”), which would amend the New York State Human Rights Law to expressly prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression....

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January 18, 2019

NLRB Issues Important Decision Regarding What Constitutes “Protected Concerted Activity” Under Federal Labor Law

In yet another case that impacts both union and non-union employers, the Republican-majority National Labor Relations Board (Board) overruled Obama-era precedent and substantially narrowed what is considered “protected concerted activities” by workers under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) in Alstate...

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January 18, 2019

N.J. tax scofflaws coughed up at least $200M during amnesty

New Jersey’s delinquent taxpayers coughed up at least $200 million during the state’s months-long tax amnesty program that wrapped up this week, treasury officials said Thursday. The state received more than 50,000 inquiries from people looking to settle up with...

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January 18, 2019

Best-selling paranormal romance writer accuses her husband of a ‘Shakespearean plot’ to poison her

Sherrilyn Kenyon, the best-selling author of the Dark-Hunter series, is suing her husband for up to $20 million, claiming assault by poisoning and intentional interference with business relationships, among other causes of action. Read the source article at Washington Post

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January 17, 2019

Rihanna Sues Her Dad, Claiming He Exploits Her Brand

International pop star and self-proclaimed “good girl gone bad” Rihanna was unapologetic Tuesday when she sued her father and his business partner for exploiting her name without permission and trying to cash in on her brand to promote their entertainment...

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January 17, 2019

Texas law firm alleges former ‘disgruntled’ employee convinced client to terminate contract

A Texas law firm alleges that a former "disgruntled" employee interfered in a contract it had with a client. JMW Law Group PLLC filed a complaint on March 12, 2018, in the Harris County District Court against Brandon Alexis Marquez...

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January 17, 2019

Commercial Vehicle Searches Fought in Eighth Circuit

An attorney for a Missouri farmer argued before the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday that a state law allowing police to pull over commercial vehicles and inspect them without cause is overly broad and unconstitutional. On June 3, 2013, Ronald Calzone...

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January 17, 2019

Call for Federal Legislative Changes Growing in the Gig Economy

Notwithstanding the handful of state programs aimed at the gig workforce, the legislative changes have been very slow to develop. The din of discontent continues to grow. Indeed, Diane Mulcahy, an author on the gig economy, proposes several changes to federal...

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January 16, 2019

Tennessee Judge Approves Exhumation of Sainthood Candidate

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Knoxville is one step closer in its effort to name a former pastor of a Chattanooga church a saint after it received permission from a court to exhume his remains. On Monday, a judge in...

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January 16, 2019

NJ Town must pay $1.1M more than it wanted to for land it seized

In the latest twist in an eminent domain battle spanning nearly seven years, the township of Bloomfield has been ordered to pay $1.6 million for land housing a historic train station on the NJ Transit line. The jury verdict was much...

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