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Artificially Intelligent Lawyer “Ross” Has Been Hired By Its First Official Law Firm

Ross, the world’s first artificially intelligent attorney, has its first official law firm. Baker & Hostetler announced that they will be employing Ross for its bankruptcy practice, currently comprised of almost 50 lawyers. Source: Artificially Intelligent Lawyer “Ross” Has Been … Continue reading

Prince’s niece, grand-niece obtain lawyer to claim part of his estate

Here’s the latest on the investigation into the singer’s death, his estate and tributes: 1 p.m. ET: Prince’s possible heirs are multiplying again. Source: Prince’s niece, grand-niece obtain lawyer to claim part of his estate

Disney Defends Lawsuit Over Immigrants Replacing American Workers – Hollywood Reporter

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    A former Disney World worker aims to lead a class action claiming racketeering. Source: Disney Defends Lawsuit Over Immigrants Replacing American Workers – Hollywood Reporter

Millions more Americans to be eligible for overtime pay

Rule would raise salary threshold of overtime-exempt employees to $47,476 from $23,660. Source: Millions more Americans to be eligible for overtime pay

Murphy bill would stop tapping Social Security to pay student loans

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy introduced a bill last week that would prevent Social Security benefits from being garnished to pay student loans. Source: Murphy bill would stop tapping Social Security to pay student loans

The Latest: Lawyer: Dividing Prince estate may be difficult – The Washington Post

The Latest on Prince’s death and his estate (all times local): 1:40 p.m. A top Minnesota probate lawyer says resolving Prince’s estate may get extremely complicated if his siblings and half-siblings can’t agree how to do it. Source: The Latest: … Continue reading

Workers Sue Over Alabama Wage Law, Citing Civil Rights

Fast-food workers and civil rights groups in Birmingham, Ala., are challenging a recent state law that bars cities from setting their own higher minimum wages, alleging the law violates the workers civil rights. Source: Workers Sue Over Alabama Wage Law, … Continue reading

Free speech limits tested when Louisiana public agencies restrict employees’ social media | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Rapides Parish teacher Deborah Vailes was called into the office and reprimanded by the principal on the day she posted sharply critical remarks on her personal Facebook page about Louisiana’s Source: Free speech limits tested when Louisiana public agencies restrict … Continue reading

California Expands Paid Family Leave Law to Increase Time-Off Pay – WSJ

Continuing a wave of expanding labor policy reforms aimed at addressing income inequality, California’s Democratic governor signed legislation Monday to increase time-off pay for employees who must leave work to care for their family. Source: California Expands Paid Family Leave … Continue reading

Court strikes down deferred disability benefits for injured workers | Business Insurance

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The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a provision of the state’s workers compensation act that defers benefits for injured employees who return to work is unconstitutional. Source: Court strikes down deferred disability benefits for injured workers | Business Insurance