New FAR Council Proposed Rule Would Require Salary Disclosures and Ban Compensation History Inquiries

On January 30, 2024, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council (FAR Council) issued a Proposed Rule, “Pay Equity and Transparency in Federal Contracting.” Source link Reach Out Don’t hesitate to reach out to... Read more »

UN Human Rights Council examines peer review of China human rights record – JURIST

The UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group examined the human rights record of China, one of the 14 states reviewed during this year’s session, for the fourth time... Read more »
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EU dispatch: European Parliament urges Council to determine whether Hungary has breached the rule of law before holding rotating presidency – JURIST

Law students and young lawyers from the European Union are reporting for JURIST on law-related events in and affecting the European Union and its member states. Jacky-Long Mouthuy recently graduated from Maastricht... Read more »

District of Columbia Council Puts Pay Transparency on Path to Application to Employers

Seeking to join the growing list of jurisdictions with pay transparency obligations for employers, on December 19, 2023, the District of Columbia Council passed the Wage Transparency Omnibus Amendment Act of 2023.... Read more »

US vetoes UN Security Council resolution for Gaza ceasefire following Secretary General’s invocation of Article 99 – JURIST

The United States vetoed a UN Security Council resolution calling for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza on Friday, prompting a furious backlash from the international community. The vote followed UN Secretary-General António Guterres’s... Read more »

Pakistan Human Rights Council expresses concern over state repression of jailed ex-PM Imran Khan’s political party – JURIST

The Human Rights Council of Pakistan (HRCP) released a statement Tuesday concerning “state machinery” stopping the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party (led by jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan) from participating in political... Read more »

Indonesia ethics council dismisses Anwar Usman from chief justice role on Constitutional Court – JURIST

The Indonesian Constitutional Court Ethics Council stripped Chief Justice Anwar Usman of his role Tuesday for ethics violations tied to his participation in a recent case that changed Indonesian law, allowing President... Read more »

Italy Council of Ministers approves bill to directly elect future prime ministers – JURIST

The Italian Council of Ministers approved a bill on Friday to reform the Italian electoral system to elect the Prime Minister of Italy in a ballot alongside the election of Parliament. Under... Read more »

FordHarrison Recognized by Leadership Council on Legal Diversity as a 2023 Compass Award Winner

NATIONAL – FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that the firm has been named a Compass Award winner by the Leadership... Read more »

Chicago City Council Passes Measure to Eliminate the Tip Credit

The Chicago City Council voted on October 6, 2023, to eliminate the subminimum wage for tipped employees working within Chicago by July 1, 2028. The “One Fair Wage” ordinance will gradually phase... Read more »

Legal Food Talk Episode 22: Supplementing Your Pet’s Lifestyle with Bill Bookout and the National Animal Supplement Council [PODCAST]

Justin J. Prochnow assists companies with regulatory, business, and legal needs in the beverage, food, dietary supplement, cosmetic, medical device, and OTC industries. Justin works closely with companies to ensure regulatory compliance with... Read more »
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