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Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys.

Employment Law, Government Contracts

Felons and Tax Cheats Beware: Regulators Want To Stop You From Winning Federal Government Contracts

A new final rule targeting tax cheats and convicted felons who try to bid on federal government contracts was published on September 30, 2016. The rule is effective immediately and makes permanent an interim rule published back in December 2015 which has already been in effect since February 26, 2016.

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Employment Law, Government Contracts

“They’re heeeere” – Poltergeists Lurk Within Game-Changing Final Rule on Fair Pay & Safe Workplaces

After some two years of process – involving proposed rules, amendments, delays, and public comments – the final regulations implementing the President’s Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces were published on August 25, 2016.

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Employment Law, Litigation

Pokémon Go Raises Legal and Privacy Issues: Don’t Get Caught While Trying to “Catch’em All”

Niantic, Inc.’s wildly popular Augmented Reality (“AR”) mobile app, Pokémon Go, was released on July 6 in the United States. In the two weeks since then, it has been downloaded a whopping 30 million times worldwide, and is being played by 20 million daily active users.

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Employment Law, Government Contracts

Guilty Until Proven Innocent: NLRB Leveraging Executive Order to Pressure Contractors to Settle

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently announced that it intends to lord a new disclosure requirement over the heads of federal contractors to squeeze them to settle any allegations of labor violations, even though regulations implementing the requirement have not been finalized.

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