An extraordinary amount of ink has been spilled regarding whether opportunity zones, the hot new incentive for investment in low income communities under the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, will in fact generate community benefits. (A recent New York Times cover story is particularly stinging.)
Continuing its renewed enforcement of the Child Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has reached a $170 million settlement with Google and YouTube for COPPA violations, surpassing the then-record $5.5 million settlement the FTC reached with Tik Tok less than 6 months ago.
Just in time for Labor Day weekend, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) released its Paid Family Leave (PFL) employee premium rate and benefit level increase information for 2020.
(Drum roll, please … .)