Employment Defense: Workforce Classification

The analysis of whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor for purposes of California’s Wage Orders became more restrictive in 2018 following the California Supreme Court’s adoption of the “ABC” test in the

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Full Disclosure: Periodic Review of FTC Franchise Rule

Attorney Taylor Vernon

Taylor M. Vernon | Associate

March 11, 2019

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) seeks public comment regarding its Trade Regulation Rule entitled, “Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising” (the “Rule”). The Rule has been in effect since 1979, and was last amended in

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SCOTUS: No Copyright Registration, No Infringement Lawsuit

Attorney Tal Grinblat

Tal Grinblat | Shareholder

March 6, 2019

The wheels of government turn slowly to the detriment of copyright owners, according to a unanimous opinion delivered by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, in Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation v. Petitioner

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Wage Orders a Real “Tilly” for Employers

Last week a California Court of Appeal’s decision concerning the “reporting time pay” wage order rule joined a growing line of other wage order litigation – such as those complaints regarding suitable seating, or  rest breaks, or

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