Tag Archives: Legislation

California Enacts Sweeping Privacy Legislation

Earlier this year, after Facebook was sued in a securities class action following news that it had given access to personal user information to Cambridge Analytica, I questioned whether privacy issues might represent the next big corporate liability exposure. Among … Continue reading

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Top 10 Questions about Senate Bill 866 – New State Legislation Impacting How Public Employers Communicate with Employees and Manage Employee Organization / Union Membership Dues

The post was authored by Erin Kunze. On June 27, 2018, Governor Brown signed into law the Final State Budget, along with budget trailer bill, Senate Bill 866. In brief, though there is little comment in the Bill’s legislative analysis, … Continue reading

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Canada’s New Recreational Cannabis Legislation (Bill C-45) Receives Royal Assent

In 2016, Canada’s federal government announced its plan to introduce legislation to legalize recreational marijuana use. On April 13, 2017, Bill C-45 (Cannabis Act), was introduced into the House of Commons and has now been passed by both the House of Commons … Continue reading

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FAQ’s on New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave Legislation

New Jersey has joined nine other states and the District of Columbia in enacting a law to require that employers must provide their employees with paid sick leave.  The law is among the toughest in the nation, and imposes many … Continue reading

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Examination of State Level Personality Variation and Physician Aid in Dying Legislation

This new article by Rush University Medical Center researchers in the Journal of Pain & Symptom Management concludes that "The social dialogue and potential controversy surrounding physician aid in dying may be linked to aggregate differences in state personality profiles." … Continue reading

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