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The California Senate voted Tuesday to approve a bill aimed at correcting “[t]he misclassification of workers as independent contractors.” The bill, known as AB-5, comes after an April 2018 California Supreme Court decision that noted the overall problems with workers being misclassified as independent contractors. Under the bill, workers will only be considered independent contractors […]

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The UK High Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that Nintendo (NCL) has sustained significant losses as a result of pirated games being accessed and downloaded onto Nintendo Switches, granting an injunction requiring internet service providers to block piracy websites. The court stated that: The injunction strikes a fair balance between protecting NCL’s rights and the […]

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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Tuesday issued a ruling relaxing the standards for employers to make unilateral changes to employment terms without the union’s consent. In adopting the “contract coverage” standard, the Board abandoned the “clear and unmistakable waiver” standard, which has been rejected by several federal courts of appeals, including the US […]

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The National Rifle Association (NRA) filed a lawsuit on Monday in federal court in San Fransisco fighting a September 3 resolution the city passed which declared the lobby group a domestic terrorism organization. The San Fransisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed the resolution, urging the City and County of San Francisco to “take every reasonable […]

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US President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced via Twitter his decision to fire John Bolton from his post as national security adviser. The firing came as a result of disagreements over national security matters concerning Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan. The president wrote on Twitter that he “informed John Bolton last night that his services […]

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