On March 12, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law immediately-effective legislation requiring New York employers to provide employees with paid leave “for a sufficient period of time” to receive COVID-19 vaccine injections (“Vaccine Leave”).
As proposed back in March, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has now formally delayed the mandatory compliance date for the new general qualified mortgage (QM) rule to October 1, 2022, effective June 30.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) led to major advances in health insurance coverage in the United States. From 2013 to 2019, the uninsured rate fell from approximately 17 percent to 11 percent.
California lawmakers proposing changes in the state’s insurance laws face their first significant hurdles in the next two weeks.
Finding that a defendant failed to carry the burden to establish federal subject matter jurisdiction as the removing party, a U.S. district court in Florida granted a TCPA plaintiff’s motion to remand her suit to state court.
A California federal court signed off on a $1 million settlement agreement, putting an end to a class action filed against Adobe over calls that allegedly violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and yielding $2,000 payments for class members.
The recently added requirement of prior express written consent to exceed the cap on the number of non-telemarketing, prerecorded calls to customers should be reconsidered and removed, an industry group urged the FCC in a new filing.
In 2019, Congress passed the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act—or TRACED Act—with the goal of complementing the now decades-old TCPA to stem the tide of so-called illegal robocalls.
On April 15, 2021, the HHS announced that the PHE declaration for COVID‑19 will be renewed for another 90 days, beginning on April 21 (the date the PHE was previously scheduled to expire) and extending through July 19, 2021.
The Supreme Court has just made it significantly more difficult for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to obtain monetary relief in enforcement actions, terminating a practice the FTC has engaged in for decades to exact monetary recoveries.