Employers Should Watch for Wage and Hour Changes in 2019


The DOL recently released its Fall Regulatory Agenda, signaling its intent to act on some important issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).
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Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018 Passes the House: One Step Closer to a Five-Year Lookback for Small Business Federal Contractors


On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018 (H.R. 6330).
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Tariff Update—Importers Will Now Pay Tariffs on $250 Billion of the $500 Billion in Chinese Goods Coming to the U.S. Every Year


On September 17, the President directed the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) to impose additional tariffs on importers of Chinese goods.
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GDPR Food for Thought: Privacy Shield


The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25, 2018.
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October 9, 2018 Deadline: Request an Exclusion from Increased Tariffs on the First $34 Billion of Chinese Goods


The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has published the procedures for an importer to request an exclusion from the first round of increased tariffs on Chinese goods, available here.
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GDPR Food for Thought: Data Controllers and Data Processors


The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25, 2018.
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California’s Consumer Privacy Act – The Beginning of a National Data Privacy Law?


California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act on June 28, 2018.
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Supreme Court Strikes Down Forced Public Sector Union Fees: What Will Unions And Employers Do Next?


As was widely expected, the United States Supreme Court has held that mandatory agency fees for public sector employees are an unlawful violation of individuals’ free speech rights under the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
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GDPR Food for Thought: Data Mapping


The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25, 2018.
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The 25% Tariff on Chinese Products is Here


As instructed by President Trump, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has just ordered a 25% ad valorem (according to the value of the article) tariff increase on hundreds of products coming from China.
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