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Paula Lopez, February 22, 2024 After vetoing a prior version of bill intended to protect freelancers in New York, on November 22, 2023, Governor Hochul signed into law Senate Bill 5026/Assembly...

By: Megan J. Muoio, December 28, 2023 In May 2023, the New York City Council approved, and Mayor Eric Adams signed Local Law 61, which prohibits body size discrimination in New...

By: Paula Lopez, December 22, 2023 The New York City Council passed a “Workers’ Bill of Rights” bill, Int. No. 569-B on December 3, 2023. On December 4, 2023, the bill...

By: Paula Lopez, November 16, 2023 A California federal court in the case Lee Evans, et al  v. Cardlytics, Inc., et al (Docket No. 23-cv-00606) ruled that Cardlytics, Inc., a company...

Contributed by Megan Muoio, July 14, 2020 On July, 8, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down a 7-2 decision in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania,...

Contributed by Megan Muoio, June 23, 2020 On Monday, June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States, in a 6-3 decision, handed down one of the most significant employment...

Contributed by Paula Lopez, June 10, 2020 On June 5, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (“Flexibity Act”) went into effect. It amends the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and...

Nicholas Fortuna, April 3, 2020 Congressed enacted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“Act”) that was signed into law on March 27, a historic $2 trillion stimulus package as...

Contributed by Paula Lopez, April 20, 2020 Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) on March 18, 2020, which contains two key provisions touted by the government as providing...

Contributed by Paula Lopez, March 24, 2020 A New Orleans restaurant, operating under the name Oceana Grill, filed the first of its kind lawsuit against its insurer, Lloyd’s London, for an...