The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have filed the first case under the COVID-19 Consumer Protection Act, a law passed by Congress in December 2020 that imposes financial penalties on violators.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) staff has issued a report highlighting the agency’s ongoing efforts to protect consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cough relief claims for Zarbee’s, Inc., cough products were challenged by a competitor, Maty’s Healthy Products, LLC, with the National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs.
In Horizon Pharma, Inc. v. Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Inc., the Federal Circuit held that the claim language “the AM and PM unit dose forms further target a mean % time” as indefinite because the phrase was incomprehensible.
The repercussions of limited R/E data have been felt throughout the public health crisis.
L.A. County remains in Tier 3 of the State’s Blueprint.
The state has reached an agreement with Alameda and Contra Costa counties to continue operating the Oakland Coliseum Mass Vaccination Site for the next four weeks. The site is expected to deliver 6,000 vaccines per day.
On Friday, April 16, 2021, Governor Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 93, requiring employers in several hospitality sectors to rehire workers laid off during the pandemic before filling positions with new workers.
When we look at the progress made since our 2019 paper, we see that the results across states are mixed, with the COVID-19 pandemic creating new challenges but also opening up new opportunities.
California employers, take note: Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law a bill that not only brought back supplemental paid sick leave for COVID-19-related absences but also expanded coverage.