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A Paid Leave Proposal to Preempt the Patchwork

Protect us, Congress, from the patchwork of state and local paid leave laws. The HR Policy Association, an organization of chief human resources of 380 “large and influential” companies with 20 million employees worldwide. 397 more words

Paid Sick Leave

Without Missouri Senate action, minimum wage is going to $10 per hour right away - $11 per hour in January

Associated Industries of Missouri (AIM) joined several other business groups in filing suit against an ordinance passed by the City of St. Louis that would have increased the minimum wage that must be paid by employers located in St. 403 more words

Firearm Preemption Passes Senate With Veto-Proof Vote

Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Senate passed Senate Bill 5 with a vote of 34 to 16, which is a 2/3rds majority veto-proof vote; however, the vote could have been even stronger if three republicans – Senators Greenleaf, Killion and McGarrigle – had not voted against it.  331 more words

Firearms Law

Dastar bars TM claim based on unlicensed copying of footage

Fioranelli v. CBS Broadcasting Inc., No. 15-CV-952, 2017 WL
1400119, — F. Supp. 3d – (S.D.N.Y. Jan.
19, 2017)

Fioranelli, a photojournalist who was one of four reporters… 508 more words

Paid Sick Leave Preemption Showdown in Minnesota

The Minnesota paid sick leave melee intensified last week when the state Senate passed the Uniform Labor Standards Act, a preemption bill barring municipalities from requiring private employees to provide paid sick leave and other employment standards. 252 more words


Should government permits override property rights?

How would you respond if a neighbor began covering your property with a strange black mold? Once you stopped shouting expletives at him, you’d probably insist that he stop and clean up the damage he’s done. 678 more words

South Carolina Becomes a Paid Sick Leave Preemption State

Add the Palmetto State to the list of PSL preemption states. Governor Henry McMaster signed SB218 into law last week.  The law prohibits a political subdivision from establishing, mandating or otherwise requiring an “employee benefit,” defined as “anything of value that an employee receive from an employer in addition to wages.” Paid sick leave is listed as an example of an employee benefit. 153 more words

Paid Sick Leave