November 5 - The Impact of Women Running for State Office
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MA Senate Approves SB 2546
The MASSACHUSETTS Senate approves SB 2546 , which would allow the Bay State attorney general to file civil actions and issue stop work orders in wage theft cases. The measure, which also would create a trust fund to repay...
Gov. Charlie Baker Signs HB 3680
Gov. Charlie Baker (R) signs HB 3680 , legislation that requires Bay State employers to offer “reasonable accommodations” to pregnant workers and makes it illegal to fire or refuse to hire a worker because...
Business In CT
The CONNECTICUT Supreme Court rules that state regulators can limit what tow truck operators charge motorists when police summon them to clear highway accidents. The ruling came in two cases where tow operators claimed the state could...
The MISSOURI Legislature overrides 10 vetoes issued by Gov. Jay Nixon (D) including bills that would have barred local municipalities from enacting their own minimum wage standards or prohibiting the use of plastic bags by retail stores...
NC Signs HB 607
NORTH CAROLINA Gov. Pat McCrory signs HB 607, which requires a credit card reporting agency to place a security freeze on a protected consumer’s credit report upon request of the protected consumer’s authorized representative...
CA Approves SB 358
The CALIFORNIA Senate approves SB 358, which would bar employers from paying female workers less than men for performing “substantially similar” job duties unless they can show evidence of reasonable differences in training...