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Paid Sick Days: A Backgrounder

Last week, New York City joined five other cities and the state of Connecticut in mandating that employers provide their employees with paid sick days. The legislation comes at a time when almost… 889 more words

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WLF Briefing Discusses FDA's "Plaintiffs' Bar Over Patients" Generic Drug Labeling Proposal

FDA’s Generic Drug Labeling Proposal: Unauthorized and Counterproductive Disturbance of the Hatch-Waxman Balance

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Captive Audience Meetings: A Backgrounder

A video produced by Target for use during captive audience meetings was leaked last month. The video warns employees, “If Target faced rigid union contracts like some of our competitors, our ability to serve our guests could suffer dramatically – and with fewer guests, what happens to our team?” It added that if a union were elected, “chances are would change our fast, fun and friendly culture, with their way of doing business.” The video closes with the words: “Refuse to sign, and keep Target union free.” 643 more words

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Nicotine Delivery Devices in Florida

Since 2011, the use of electronic cigarettes by Florida high school students has increased over 100% as teens continue to experiment with the devices and retailers grapple about whether they fall under the tobacco selling guidelines.  372 more words

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Fed. Dist. Court in MI Addresses Due Process and Equal Protection Claims for Peddler’s License

Benjamin Horn is a resident of the City of Mackinac Island (“City”), a tourist and resort destination located in the state of Michigan. Horn served in the United States Army between 1997 and 2005, from which he was honorably discharged. 1,629 more words

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