– The New York Times
The New York Times examines the after-effects of the #MeToo movement and its shift in focus towards finding solutions to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. But the ripple effects have extended beyond sexual harassment, with new attention on topics like wage equality and pregnancy discrimination.
New York and California are leading this trend but others are expected to follow. Their approach could be a model for other states looking to beef up enforcement in an era when the federal wage-and-hour watchdog is shifting its emphasis to voluntary compliance.
Amazon’s plans for its own-branded delivery service are moving ahead, as the company seeks to reduce its reliance on established delivery services like FedEx and UPS. But, in a change to its business model that’s aligned with companies like Uber and Airbnb, Amazon wants others to take much of the risk.
A law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Thursday gives Californians sweeping new data privacy rights and could reverberate nationwide.