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On July 22, 2015, Governor Brown signed AB 2535 that clarifies which employees for whom an employer must track hours worked and record those hours on their wage statements.  The bill will become effective January 1, 2017.

Prior to this amendment, Labor Code section 226 required that an employee’s paystub include ...


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I've mentioned this before, but I'm still baffled. This is from GOP VP nominee Mike Pence:

“With the TPP, it feels a little bit like Obamacare, you remember when Nancy Pelosi said, ‘we gotta pass this bill so we can find out what’s in it,’” Pence said Thursday on the ...


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The FT explains how complicated this is:

Membership of the EU’s customs union — that is, having a common external tariff applied to imports from the rest of the world — is a separate issue to membership of its single market. Norway, for example, is a member of the single ...


July 28, 2016, 11:43 am, 1658188

This is from Politico:

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, longtime best friend to the Clintons, said Tuesday that he believes Hillary Clinton will support the TPP trade deal if elected president, with some tweaks.

“I worry that if we don’t do TPP, at some point China’s going to break the rules -- ...


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At the annual meeting of the American Bar Association next week in San Francisco, Linda A. Klein, managing shareholder for the Georgia offices of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, will take office as ABA president. As she prepares to take office, Klein joins us on the latest Lawyer2Lawyer podcast to share ...


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These Brexit questions are from Federico Ortino:

1) Assume 10 large WTO Members had formed an FTA in 1980, which provides 0 tariff for all industrial products traded within the FTA. Negotiations in the Uruguay round were done taking in to account such FTA. Say, a non-FTA WTO Member exporting car ...


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