Month: August 2022

New York builds upon legacy of federal Americans With Disabilities Act with new state laws

ALBANY — Gov. Hochul signed a package of bills Tuesday meant to improve access to services and strengthen the rights of New Yorkers with disabilities.

The governor was joined by lawmakers and advocates at a Manhattan signing ceremony honoring the 32nd anniversary of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibit discrimination against people with disabilities in the US

“This is a journey to make sure that everyone’s rights, everyone’s civil rights, everyone’s human rights are protected,” Hochul said during the event at the CUNY Graduate Center. “It’s also a day to celebrate a pivotal moment in American history if there’s any issue that comes to our attention where a wrong needs to be righted, we will take

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Judge blocks enforcement of NC law that demands truth in campaign ads

The law prohibits anyone from knowingly publishing or circulating false information about a candidate with the intent of hurting that candidate’s chances in the election. It enabled an ongoing investigation into the Stein commercial, which focused on untested rape kits held by local law enforcement agencies.

O’Neill’s campaign cited the law in his September 2020 election board complaint against Stein’s campaign committee over the ad. That led to interviews by board investigators, while the State Bureau of Investigation later talked to Stein, his campaign staff and a woman who appeared in the ad. The plaintiffs called the law overbroad and outdated and said it fails to protect core political speech, leading it to violate the First Amendment.

In her order, Eagles wrote that a temporary order was necessary because the plaintiffs and others would have been subject to potential criminal prosecution for violating an overly broad criminal libel statute before

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Employment Legislation Alliance

Employment LawThe logic seems to be a no brainer, that’s with the continual enhance in the number of staff, the cheaper their services change into. On this circumstance, the employee is entitled to the severance package deal quantity stipulated by the Labour Legislation, which consists of the stipulated severance quantity, the service appreciation quantity and the compensation quantity (i.e., the fundamental amounts of the severance package deal elements, with none multiplication of the amount). IRC approval is required for this.

The regulation accepted by the California Legislature in September codifies a 2018 ruling by the state’s Supreme Court that mentioned staff misclassified as independent contractors lose rights and protections together with a minimal wage, workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation. The ruling got here in a lawsuit introduced against the delivery firm Dynamex; employees across the country have complained that services like Uber and Lyft have misclassified them as well.

As each …

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What to Know About California’s Head-Turning Gun Control Law

By one measure, Californians are about 25% less likely to die in mass shootings compared with residents of other states. The state’s low rate of gun deaths is at least in part because of strict firearm laws, experts say.

But after a number of devastating shootings across the US this year, California is now tightening those gun rules even more.

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This month alone, Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed into law more than 10 new firearm restrictions. These include fresh limits on gun advertising to minors; increased inspections of dealers; and a 10-year ban on firearm possession for those convicted of child abuse or elder abuse.

The most high-profile of these laws allows Californians to sue anyone who distributes banned semi-automatic rifles or ghost guns. The legislation, which Newsom signed Friday, is modeled after a Texas law that allows private

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