Since the California Fair Pay Act was signed into law last month, companies have been scrambling to check their books, review their hiring statistics and get legal guidance to navigate what's being called the toughest equal wage statute in the country. The new law is turning the spotlight on hundreds...
On November 18th, Sony uploaded a new ad to YouTube. The video, which promotes the electronics company’s Xperia family of tablets and smartphones, at first glance appears to be a fairly standard spot. Pay close attention at the four-second mark, however, and you’ll find the ad’s special gimmick. Show More Summary
For months, we've been waiting breathlessly for the return of a beloved pop culture icon. Soon all our patience will pay off. See also: Samantha Bee's response to 'Vanity Fair': 'I was just like, fck you' What, you thought we were talking about The Force Awakens? No way. Show More Summary
Man United fan @JordySloan is about to get a fair amount of attention. The Red Devils supporter decided to get their first tattoo this weekend, but rather than go for a design related to Man United, the football fan chose to pay homage to Leicester striker Jamie Vardy instead. Show More Summary
NEWS FROM THE ERA OF HOPE AND CHANGE: How to Cope With Anxiety During Terror Threats. Was talking recently to a friend, a fairly typical academic liberal from DC who pays little attention to the news. But she’s suddenly pretty worried about DC getting atom-bombed. I think the mood in the country has shifted quite […]
Google has strengthened its stance towards wrongful DMCA notices that serve to intimidate YouTube users. Drawing a symbolic line in the sand, Google says it will cover legal costs associated with defending four videos which all use copyrighted content but are protected under 'fair use' legislation, should they be targeted by rightsholders. Show More Summary
For a few lucky video-makers who lean on fair use, YouTube will get their back.
YouTube is making moves to protect users from questionable DMCA takedown notices by offering to protect some creators by paying up to $1 million in legal costs. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a U.S. copyright law that seeks to protect copyrighted works, including online videos. Given how easy it is to access, edit, […]
The company, which will initially pay the legal costs of four video creators, says it wants to protect free speech and educate its users on fair use rules.
Starting January 1st, the strongest equal pay law in the country goes into effect in California. The state's Fair Pay Act, signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown in October, is designed to strengthen existing equal pay laws and provide robust new protections for workers. Among the law's mandates......
A Pomona assemblyman called Thursday on the state Legislature to conduct a far-reaching audit of the Los Angeles County Fair Assn., saying he was shocked to learn of the large pay packages awarded to its top managers in years when the organization lost money. “How can this happen?” said Assemblyman...
Kate Winslet keeps it chic and sophisticated while attending a special screening of her latest film The Dress Maker held at the May Fair Hotel on Wednesday (November 11) in London, England. The 40-year-old Oscar winning actress is standing by the comments she made recently about the wage gap conversation in regards to women making [...]
Only a week after winning a contentious battle over restrictions on short-term rentals in San Francisco, home-sharing giant Airbnb vowed to work with cities and communities to be a good neighbor and pay their "fair share" of local taxes. "We are 100% committed to being constructive partners with...
The home-sharing business promises to pay its "fair share" of taxes, be more transparent with data and ban users from listing investment properties.
Interns from various UN agencies gathered on Tuesday at the visitors’ entrance of the UN’s headquarters in New York to mark International Interns Day and demand fair payment for interns’ work in the organization. They were promptly dispersed by security.
Airbnb has issued a new “Community Compact” where it says it wants to work with cities, not against them.
After helping defeat Proposition F in San Francisco, which would have limited the home-sharing service, the company has pledged to cooperate with local governments.
Workers have filed dozens of lawsuits against Tyson Foods alleging millions of dollars in "wage theft" for its failure to keep wage and hour records and to properly pay workers for overtime as required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA). Show More Summary
By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS - Anheuser-Busch InBev, HSBC, Google and eight other companies will be quizzed by EU lawmakers next week on their European tax deals as part of a campaign to ensure multinationals pay their fair share of taxes. Show More Summary
The Price We Pay is inspired by Brigitte Alepin’s book La Crise fiscale qui vient [Pay Your Fair Share of Taxes...Like We Do]. Director Harold Crooks (who co-directed Surviving Progress with Mathieu Roy) blows the lid off the dirty world of corporate malfeasance with this incendiary documentary about the dark...