US appeals court rules Trump is not immune from prosecution in federal 2020 election interference case – JURIST

A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled Tuesday that former President Donald Trump does not have immunity from prosecution in his federal 2020 election interference... Read more »

Federal Contractors Required to Post Salary Ranges in Job Postings Under Proposed DOL Regulations

In recognition of the 15th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the Biden Administration has released a proposal that would prohibit federal contractors from using a job applicant’s prior salary... Read more »
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US Supreme Court and federal appeals court refuse to stay Alabama nitrogen hypoxia execution – JURIST

The US Supreme Court and Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit on Wednesday refused Kenneth Smith’s application for a stay of his execution by nitrogen hypoxia.   Kenneth Smith will be executed by use... Read more »

New Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Published in Federal Register

The CY 24 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (“PFS”) final rule was published in the November 16, 2023 Federal Register. The rule addresses updated payment for physician and other practitioner services, and also... Read more »

Federal Contractors Can Soon Anticipate Rules on Pay Transparency and Salary History for Applicants and Employees

On December 4, 2023, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council submitted a proposed rule on “Pay Equity and Transparency in Federal Contracting” to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB)... Read more »

US Supreme Court allows federal agents to cut Texas border fencing – JURIST

The US Supreme Court voted 5-4 on Monday to permit federal border patrol agents to cut the razor wire that Texas installed on the US-Mexico border. The Biden administration requested the decision... Read more »

Federal Trade Commission Sensitive Location Data Prohibit

On 9 January, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued its first settlement prohibiting a data broker from sharing or selling sensitive location data, and required deletion of all location data collected... Read more »

Episode 1: Labor Dispute Mediations with Drew Rogers, Senior Federal Mediator with the EEOC [Podcast]

On the inaugural episode of Work This Way, Tina Emerson and Maynard Nexsen’s Labor & Employment law practice group leader Jennie Cluverius welcome Drew Rogers, a Federal Mediator with the EEOC. They... Read more »

New Federal Independent Contractor Rule

by Jennifer Shaw | | January 18, 2024 It’s not just California!  Earlier this month the U.S. Department of Labor published its final rule regarding independent contractor classification. The new rule is... Read more »

Federal Circuit Decision in Great Concepts LLC v Chutter Inc

The Federal Circuit just “re-issued” its precedential decision in Great Concepts, LLC v. Chutter, Inc. (No. 2022-1212), where it had previously reversed the USPTO’s cancellation of a registered trademark. There was no substantive change in... Read more »

US Supreme Court to determine whether exhaustion of state administrative remedies is required before filing federal civil rights claim – JURIST

The US Supreme Court agreed Friday to determine whether a plaintiff must first exhaust all state administrative remedies before bringing a federal civil rights claim before a court. The case, Williams v.... Read more »

Catherine Cano Comments on Federal Protections for Working Mothers

Catherine Cano comments on employer compliance with changes in pregnancy fairness laws and the legal risks associated with a violation of pregnant workers’ rights in “Minnesota fines Menards for penalizing employee for... Read more »
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