Changes to FCC Enforcement of Media Bias

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) announced administrative changes that give the FCC more enforcement potential for claims of media bias.  Enforcement activity was essentially moved from the media bureau to the enforcement bureau, which adds a teams of lawyers available for enforcement actions.  Media related businesses should contact legal counsel with questions regarding whether these… Continue reading Changes to FCC Enforcement of Media Bias

California Enacts Strict Privacy Law

Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 375, the so-called California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. The Act takes effect in January 2020 and includes some features of the GDPR. Under the Act, California consumers will have the right to request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal information disclose to… Continue reading California Enacts Strict Privacy Law

Reminder – Oregon Minimum Wage Increased as of July 1, 2018

On July 1, 2018, minimum wage in Oregon  increased across the state: Portland Metro area: minimum wage went from $11.25/hr to $12.00/hr. “Standard Counties” (areas outside the Urban Growth Boundary in Washington, Multnomah and Clackamas Counties):  minimum wage went from $10.25/hr. to $10.75/hr. Non-urban counties: minimum wage went from $10.00/hr. to $10.50/hr.  Non-urban counties include: … Continue reading Reminder – Oregon Minimum Wage Increased as of July 1, 2018