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Justice Catalyst Fellow Winston Berkman-Breen Appointed as First-Ever Student Advocate & Director of Consumer Advocacy
(Cross-posted from NYDFS) As First-Ever DFS Student Advocate, Mr. Berkman-Breen Will Specialize in Informing and Protecting Student Loan Borrowers DFS Continues to Take Strong Action to Protect New York’s Students and Address Student Loan Crisis Through “Step Up for...
Justice Catalyst announces its new class of fellows.
18 State Attorneys General have submitted public comments on labor issues in antitrust in response to the FTC's public hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. The comments address some of the recent activity in the antitrust and labor...
Reforming Harassment Law in #20Statesby2020: Debrief of #MeToo Workplace Advances & Next Steps Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. PT In January of this year, over 300 state legislators representing 40 states and D.C....
For years, many lawyers have routinely included clearly illegal or unenforceable terms—like bogus noncompete agreements—in worker contracts.
One San Diego-based group wants the State Bar to weigh in on the topic.