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Companies in Minnesota that work with independent contractors should be aware of a new legal risk.  In Alonzo v. Menholt, the Minnesota Supreme Court recognized a claim for the negligent selection of an independent contractor....

In Truck Ins. Exch. v. Kaiser Cement, 321 Cal. Rptr. 3d 761, 549 P.3d 781 (2024), the California Supreme Court answered the question left open by Montrose Chem. Corp. v. Superior Ct., 9 Cal.

As discussed in our previous blog post, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is proposing a significant new rule to bolster the nation’s cyber defenses through mandatory incident reporting.

With the August 1, 2024, effective date of the Department of Education’s April Title IX regulations (Final Rule) just weeks away, court action in pending lawsuits challenging the Final Rule across the country continues.

Both the House and Senate are back for two weeks before departing for August recess. Last week, Republicans rallied support for the nomination of former President Donald Trump and his running mate, JD Vance, at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee.

To address the housing crisis in California, Senate Bill 684 (SB 684), passed in 2023 but effective as of July 1, 2024, aims to simplify the approval process for small-scale for-sale housing projects, facilitate a quicker development process, and help to alleviate the state’s housing shortage.

On May 16, 2024, the DOL announced the issuance of a set of principles providing employers and developers that create and deploy AI with guidance for designing and implementing these technologies (DOL: Artificial Intelligence and Worker Well-Being: Principles and Best Practices for Developers and

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has dropped its appeal of a Texas federal judge’s order striking down its new, expansive joint employer rule.  As readers may recall, late last year the NLRB issued a rule broadening the definition of joint employer, which would have significantly increas

On July 9, 2024, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit told the National Labor Relations Board’s to reconsider the standard for whether abusive or inappropriate speech is protected under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act.

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