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On September 10, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014.  As a result, most employers in California will be required to provide up to 24 hours (3 days) of paid sick leave to their employees beginning July 1, 2015.  The following ...


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One of my hobbies is historical recreation via the SCA, a group that focuses on the Middle Ages and Renaissance. My SCA persona is a medieval muslim. I also collect antique weapons, and one of my prized pieces is a small Persian knife made of damascus steel. It's ...


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Prior to about a week ago, I don't think I had ever heard of Neil deGrasse Tyson, who I gather is a popular television personality, but he is now a central figure in two different controversies, both of which have showed up online and so come to my ...


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TGIF! If you are looking for in-house counsel jobs, check out some featured postings from our GoInhouse.com and DataPrivacyCareers.com job boards:

Executive Counsel – Labor and Employment – GE, New York NY, Georgia Legal Counsel – Waste Management, Marietta, GA Senior Counsel ...


September 19, 2014, 9:43 am, 1337914

The U.S. has been threatening to pursue complaints under labor chapters of trade agreements for a while now. USTR's announcementyesterday may indicate that we will soon see an actual panel process completed:

United States Trade Representative Michael Froman today announced that the United States is proceeding with a labor ...


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Who represents the Fortune 500? Corporate Counsel has issued their list for 2014, so check it out to see if your outside counsel made the list. The list gives an overall ranking, as well as a breakdown of mentions by major subject matter areas.

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