Other State & Local Actions

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to wreak havoc with the American business landscape, several states and cities have put laws and executive orders on the books to address different issues arising in their communities. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper on Tuesday of this week signed an Executive Order prohibiting utilities in the Tar Heel State…

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President Gets Right To Work

He’s just been in office one week, but President Trump wasted no time implementing some of his campaign promises and otherwise shaking up the Washington landscape. On Inauguration Day last week, one of his first Executive Orders was a blanket freeze on all new or pending federal regulations. Essentially, the order immediately halted any lingering…

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DOL Plans Active Final Year Under Obama

In this, the final year of the Obama Presidency, the Department of Labor (DOL) is planning a flurry of new rules and regulatory activities according to a report on comments made by DOL Solicitor M. Patricia Smith to the New York State Bar Association.  At the Association’s Annual Meeting last week, Smith advised the attorneys…

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