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County Minimum Wages Spread their Benefits Widely

It’s not just four counties that benefit from the higher local minimum wages that go into effect this year. Those four counties — Polk, Linn, Johnson and Wapello — account for a third of all private-sector jobs in the state. 260 more words


A 2017 Food-Court Resolution: End Regulation-through-Litigation Crusade Against Trans Fat

In 2016, class-action lawsuits alleging that a processed food product or its labeling violated state consumer-protection laws continued to clog the federal courts, especially in California. 823 more words

Civil Justice & Litigation

Ohio Becomes Paid Sick Leave Preemption State

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed Senate Bill 331, making Ohio the fifteenth PSL preemption state.The press release from the governor’s office concerning the signing of numerous bills, including SB 331, is… 244 more words

Paid Sick Days

Second Circuit will trust FDA on drug facts, not on misleadingness

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. v. SPD Swiss Precision
Diagnostics, GmBH, 2016 WL 7131177, No. 15-2411, — F.3d – (2d Cir. 2016) (as
amended on denial of reh’g Dec. 432 more words

Of Puppies, Wireless Cell Service, Bearbaiting and Paid Sick Leave in Ohio

I suspect you cannot even imagine how these topics relate to each other. Nor could I. Until I read Ohio Senate Bill No. 331, which passed both state legislative chambers and sits now on Governor Kasich’s desk, awaiting his signature or veto. 320 more words

Paid Sick Days

Maryland To Consider PSL Law Yet Again; Preemption Battle Looms

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced that he will propose a PSL law in the legislative session which begins in January. If enacted, Maryland’s will be the eighth state PSL law, joining Arizona, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Oregon, Vermont and Washington. 262 more words

Paid Sick Leave